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SoCalGas Donates $525K to Help Restaurants Survive COVID-Driven Downturn
April 14, 2022
SoCalGas announced today it has made a second $525,000 donation to the California Restaurant Foundation's Restaurants Care Resilience Fund, which is designed to aid small eateries impacted economically by the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
Chairwoman Maxine Waters Helps Hundreds of Angelenos Expecting Housing Vouchers
April 14, 2022
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, stopped to assist hundreds of people frustrated by the current housing crisis in Los Angeles. In the article included below, ABC 7 Los Angeles details a recent event where misinformation led to a crowd of people lining up with the expectation of receiving housing vouchers. The article describes the efforts Chairwoman Waters took to support those in need of assistance and clear up confusion. ... read more »
Higher Black Unemployment Distorts Rosy Picture of Job Recovery
April 14, 2022
The total unemployment rate for Black Californians seems stuck at almost three times higher than the national rate – despite steady increases in overall hiring of African Americans in the state. ... read more »
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Renters of Color Pay Higher Security Deposits, More Application Fees
April 14, 2022
Results from Zillow’s Consumer Housing Trends Report show renters of color typically submit more applications — and pay more in application fees — before they secure a place to live than White renters do. Renters of color also typically pay a higher security deposit when they move in. ... read more »
Communities do not trust institutions. This is how we’re regaining it. 
April 7, 2022
Americans have lost trust in the ability of large institutions like the federal government, national media, and large companies – even big banks – to understand or care about their needs.  This view is justified, particularly among communities of color and low-income households.  ... read more »
Tunua Thrash-Ntuk Takes the Helm at Center by Lendistry 
April 7, 2022
If you don’t know Tunua Thrash-Ntuk, you should. She is quintessentially LA, a hometown girl who wanted to do good for her community and did.   ... read more »
Vermont Slauson EDC Honors Local Women Leaders and Women-Owned Businesses Sentinel News Service
April 7, 2022
Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation honors local women leaders and held a 60-Second women-owned business pitch competition to celebrate Women's History Month. ... read more »
Ava Walker: From Foster Child to CEO
April 7, 2022
Ava Walker is the founder of “Arts, Film, and Goods' pantry,” a non-profit organization that serves foster youth throughout the Southland, and a former foster youth herself. She sat down with L.A. Sentinel to opine about her journey from foster child to CEO. ... read more »
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New Production Company ‘8bitclosedfist’ Creates Home for all Blerds!
April 7, 2022
8bitclosedfist founder, Ronell Crawford, wanted to create a space where the Blerd community could feel at home. ... read more / view gallery »
Communities do not trust institutions. This is how we’re regaining it.
April 1, 2022
Americans have lost trust in the ability of large institutions like the federal government, national media, and large companies – even big banks – to understand or care about their needs.  ... read more »
Deadline for Business Property Statements Fast Approaching 
March 31, 2022
There’s a deadline fast approaching that oftentimes is overlooked but is significant nevertheless — the Business Property Statements. And the deadline is here.  ... read more »
Gov’s Relief Plan Would Send Over $9 Billion in Direct Payments to Californians
March 31, 2022
The plan includes a mix of direct payments to individuals; suspension of public transportation fares tax rebates; and support for state, county and municipal programs that align with the governor’s goal to make California a zero-emissions state by 2035. ... read more »
EECI and AltaSea Unite to Bring ‘Blue’ Jobs to Watts Community
March 31, 2022
Careers in the “blue” or ocean economy will become more accessible for South Los Angeles residents, thanks to collaboration between the Entrepreneur Educational Center Inc. (EECI) and AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles. ... read more »
Southwest Carpenters Host Combine at LA Trade
March 31, 2022
 Prospective carpenters and hiring contractors gathered in downtown Los Angeles on March 26, at 6 a.m., as the Southwest Carpenters held their first post-pandemic Carpenter’s Combine Day at L.A. Trade Technical College. ... read more »
Debt Relief Mindfully
March 24, 2022
With COVID-19 in affect for over two years, health professionals have been put to extraordinary tests. ... read more »
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