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Stephanie Wiggins Appointed CEO of L.A. Metro
April 15, 2021
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors gathered to discuss Stephanie Wiggins’ new role as CEO of the company, leading L.A. Metro. ... read more »
La Create Sp_ce Creates Community Wealth Under One Roof
April 15, 2021
Working as the foundation for many Black-owned businesses is the co-working facility LA Create Sp_ce. Located in Inglewood, California, sits a two-story building with 2,600 square feet of innovation and productivity. Owners Marisa and Terrell Johnson break down the values of LA Create Sp_ce and the significance of creating a supportive environment for people of color and their businesses.   ... read more »
Post & Beam – A Taste of Black Excellence 
April 15, 2021
The robust flavors found in their soul food match the warmth given by their staff, Post & Beam has created an ambiance that is authentic to the collective community. ... read more »
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Lineworker Scholarship to Help Increase Diversity in Skilled Trades
April 15, 2021
Edison International launches its first scholarship to increase diversity among SCE’s craft lineworkers, with an initial focus on attracting Black participants. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Appoints Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. as California State Commissioner
April 8, 2021
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., executive publisher and chairman of the Los Angeles Sentinel, has been appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to the California Parks and Recreation Commission. Along with being the executive publisher and chairman of Bakewell Media, which owns the Los Angeles Sentinel and the Los Angeles Watts Times, Bakewell is the founder/creator of the Taste of Soul Family Festival, held annually on historic Crenshaw Boulevard in the heart of the Los Angeles African American community. ... read more »
Mothers In Action, LA Urban League, Brotherhood Crusade, And FEMA Surpass 10,000 Vaccinations Along Crenshaw Corridor
April 8, 2021
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a one dose vaccination, so all 10,000 participants are now fully vaccinated.  Tracy Mitchell, president of Mothers in Action, said “I want to thank the Mothers In Action’s village of volunteers that have staffed the site from day one, and who have committed to continue supporting this effort until April 10, when the site closes.” ... read more »
DELETE THE DIVIDE
April 8, 2021
Empowerment of communities experiencing economic, educational and social inequalities from the lack of computers and internet access. ... read more »
The NAACP Los-Angeles Branch Armed Services and Veterans Committee Salute the Women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion during Women’s History Month Observance
April 1, 2021
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights leader Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune successfully advocated for the admittance of African American women as enlisted personnel and officers ... read more »
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LADWP Promotes Transportation Electrification through Leimert Park EV Shuttle Wrap
March 25, 2021
Creative design promoting EVs developed in collaboration with LACI and community partners ... read more »
Photo of the Week
March 25, 2021
California Governor Gavin Newsom drops by local business ... read more »
Perry’s Joint: Sandwiches Crafted with Love for the Community    
March 25, 2021
Perry Bennett wanted his entrepreneurial business to be the example of what is possible, he envisioned a relaxing environment in the community and created Perry’s Joint; a Black-owned eatery that represents the culture. Bennett wanted to make sure that this facility ignited other young minds to create their own business too. Perry’s Joint specializes in artisan sandwiches the storefront symbolizes the growth Bennet looks to see within the community.   ... read more »
Investing in South LA  
March 10, 2021
L.A. City Councilmember, 9th District, Marqueece Harris-Dawson explains why Black and Brown Councilmembers representing predominantly communities of color take the safety and the funding of our communities very seriously. The Council remains focused on prioritizing meaningful investments in disadvantaged communities and communities of color and broader discussions and actions around public safety. ... read more »
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Connects Hundreds of South Los Angeles  Residents to EMPLOYLA Career Opportunities
March 4, 2021
Councilmember Harris-Dawson hosted six EMPLOYLA jobs events aimed at directly connecting local employers to prepared job-seekers over the past. In collaboration with three South Los Angeles WorkSource Centers, hundreds of residents were able to learn about resume building, networking and virtual interviewing skills. ... read more »
Councilmember Curren Price Encourages Community To Get Vaccinated
March 4, 2021
I'm writing to inform you of the steps my Office is taking to ensure equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. As you might know, Council District 9 is among the hardest hit communities with the most COVID-19 cases and coronavirus-related deaths. ... read more »
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