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WIC Offering Benefits to Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown
January 24, 2019
About 380,000 federal employees were furloughed, and an additional 420,000 employees for affected agencies were expected to work with their pay delayed ... read more »
Governor Names African American Woman As California’s First Surgeon General 
January 24, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom named Dr. Nadine Burke Harris as California’s first-ever Surgeon General. As a pediatrician, entrepreneur and nonprofit CEO, Dr. Burke Harris has dedicated her professional career to understanding the link between adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress in children, and the effect both have on future health outcomes. ... read more »
Councilmember Harris-Dawson authorizes 53 positions to repair sidewalks on Crenshaw Boulevard
January 24, 2019
Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a motion to authorize 53 positions to repair and/or replace sidewalks and curbs in South L.A. ... read more »
A Taste of Soul Success Story: How Self-Taught Baker Nicole Green Went From Baking in Her Home, to Owning a Mobile Dessert Truck
January 24, 2019
CoCo’s Lip Smacking Cupcakes offers dipped treats like chocolate covered oreos and strawberries, alcohol infused desserts, custom cakes ... read more »
Facebook Releases Results from Civil Rights Audit
January 24, 2019
Facebook users will now be privy to updated reports on the company’s civil rights audit, started last year in response to criticisms from various civil rights groups about its operations. The new report came about six months after the audit began, and officials said they will continue to provide updates until the audit is complete. So far, the report has shown progress in a variety of areas including voting rights, diversity and inclusion, content moderation and privacy. ... read more »
Pro-Basketballer Eugene “Pooh” Jeter III Champions Entrepreneurship with Laced.
January 24, 2019
Eugene Jeter III is using his love of exclusive shoes and apparel to help move the culture forward ... read more »
Una Fox Joins Union Bank as Head of Business Data and Insights
January 22, 2019
Over her more than 20 year career, Una has managed and motivated successful business and technology teams in complex, matrixed and distributed environments to deliver rich consumer experiences and flexible business technology solutions at Fortune 100 companies, including The Walt Disney Company and Yahoo. In her previous role at KPMG Consulting she consulted with many global brands including Microsoft, Cisco, Qwest, Google, and AT&T. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Meets with CBS to Discuss Media Diversity & Inclusion
January 21, 2019
“Within 24 hours of my Twitter request for an explanation as to why CBS Corporation has, to date, failed to hire a single African American reporter or producer to cover the 2020 presidential election, CBS Vice President of News and Executive Director of Staff Development and Diversity, Kim Goodwin, and CBS Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief, Christopher Isham, requested a meeting and spoke with me in my office on Capitol Hill. ... read more »
The Government Shutdown: Another Storm for Black Farmers, Cooperatives, and Southern Rural Communities
January 18, 2019
Cornelius Key, the Federation's Georgia State Coordinator, who is also a farmer and rancher says, “Small farmers that normally submit farm loan applications in December and January can’t submit loans at the moment. The shutdown will have a domino effect as it ultimately leads to a decreased harvest, greater farm debt, and loan defaults that could translate to land and farm losses.” ... read more »
Pot Deliveries OK’d into Calif. Communities That Ban Sales
January 18, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales. The regulation by the state Bureau of Cannabis Control was opposed by police chiefs and other critics who predict it will create an unruly market of largely hidden pot transactions, ... read more »
California Democratic Party African American Caucus Names New Communications Chair
January 17, 2019
As a strategist, Cannick has worked at all levels of government including in the California State Assembly and House of Representatives. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Employment and Paid Internship Opportunities for 16-24 Year Old Youth
January 17, 2019
Candidates who successfully graduate from the program will be placed in full-time, part-time employment or a paid internship. ... read more »
GLAAACC Honors Top Business Leaders
January 17, 2019
Los Angeles World Airports chief executive officer, Deborah Flint will deliver the keynote address, and Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson will serve as master of ceremonies. ... read more »
Aura Vasquez, A Commissioner Shaking Up The System
January 17, 2019
An LADWP Commissioner, immigrant and advocate who never forgets the trust people have placed in her.   ... read more »
Gloria Gray Elected First African American Woman to Chair MWD Board
January 17, 2019
Her latest achievement is first Black to lead MWD Board  ... read more »
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