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South L.A. gets to Double Dip
June 24, 2021
Celebrating the 2021 swim season with two new pools at Algin Sutton and Van Ness Recreation Centers ... read more »
The Unveiling of the Black AIDS Monument
June 24, 2021
Those of us who have worked in the community since the inception of the HIV/AIDS pandemic are raising our voices today to honor the memory of the thousands of African Americans/Blacks who have died due to HIV/AIDS-related complications in the past 40 years in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Judge Mablean Honors Fathers, Presents Scholarships at 19th Annual HUF Awards
June 18, 2021
The 19th Annual HUF Awards take place in a virtual presentation on Sunday, June 20, at 1 p.m. One of the longest running Father’s Day events in Los Angeles, ... read more »
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HONORING the life journey of BUFORD RICE “SONNY” WALKER
June 17, 2021
Buford Rice “Sonny” Walker entered this life – May 12, 1939, Mother’s Day weekend, and entered eternal life on JUNE 5, 2021.  He tarried on this earthly journey for 82 years and 25 days.  ... read more »
“THANK GOD, THAT I HAD ECZEMA GROWING UP,” SAYS the CEO of UI GLOBAL BRANDS — PSYCHE TERRY
June 17, 2021
Urban Hydration was born out of a real need and driven by a commitment to community and giving back ... read more »
State to Award $50,000 Prizes Today to 15 More Vaccinated Residents
June 11, 2021
State officials will award $50,000 prizes today to another 15 vaccinated residents as part of a continuing financial-incentive program to encourage inoculations against COVID-19. ... read more »
Migraine is a Health Disparity for People of Color Act Now to Support a Congressional Resolution on Health Equity
June 10, 2021
Research confirms inequities and an ongoing lack of quality research on BIPOC with migraine means there is still much that is unknown or poorly understood. ... read more »
INFLUENCING CHANGE TO AFFECT FOOD INSECURITY
June 10, 2021
- A group effort must be taken to not shift the burden - ... read more »
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Let’s Build on What We’ve Learned from Covid
June 10, 2021
On June 15, the State of California will officially reopen. It’s a time when we can all exhale and give thanks for what we hope will mark the end of a terrible pandemic.  ... read more »
UCLA Releases Model to Guide Which Areas Should Be Given Vaccine Priority 
June 4, 2021
 A team of UCLA researchers today announced a predictive model to help guide public health officials on which neighborhoods in Los Angeles County should be prioritized for vaccine distribution based on residents' risks of COVID-19.  ... read more »
Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments Begin in July
June 3, 2021
Monthly payments will begin on July 15 for the Child Tax Credit in President Biden’s American Rescure Plan ... read more »
Californians Can Claim COVID-Related Sick Leave for Four More Months
June 3, 2021
Thanks to the state’s 2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law, SB 95, which went into effect in March and was introduced by Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) in December last year. But eligiblilty for that compensation will continue for only four more months. ... read more »
Senate Confirms Chiquita Brooks-LaSure — First Black Woman to Lead Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
June 3, 2021
TThe United States Senate has confirmed Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to head the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The 55 to 44 vote makes Brooks-LaSure the first Black woman to lead CMS in its nearly six-decade history. ... read more »
“TIME TO FIGHT BACK”
June 3, 2021
My hope is that once we're all vaccinated, COVID will no longer take our loved ones. ... read more »
FAQ: What You Need to Know About Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine and Adolescents 12 to 15
June 3, 2021
As a vaccines advocate, I am excited The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) extended the authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to ages 12 to 15 and that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) vaccine safety review panel and the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup recommended that the vaccine is safe and effective in protecting this age group against severe illness, hospitalization and death. The Pfizer vaccine has already been safely administered to millions of California adults, including more than 30 percent of 16–17-year-olds.  ... read more »
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