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Crenshaw High School Dance Team Participated in Rose Parade
January 11, 2017
Local high schools march in Tournament of Roses Parade ... read more / view gallery »
South Los Angeles Supports Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
January 3, 2017
Earlier this year, Chicago snubbed the opportunity to become the home of the future Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, forcing the prolific movie director George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson to consider other locations, namely, Treasure Island in the Bay Area and Exposition Park in South LA. ... read more »
Junipero Serra High School Names Alumnus, Teacher, Austin Jackson ‘01, Interim Dean of Students 
January 2, 2017
Junipero Serra High School has announced that Austin Jackson ‘01 has been named Interim Dean of Students. ... read more »
Pomona College Names First African American President, G. Gabrielle Starr 
December 14, 2016
Starr will be named 10th President of Pomona College, one of the nation’s premier liberal arts institutions ... read more »
Success On The Way, Ask Dr. Jeanette: Endure !!
December 14, 2016
Don’t quit. Pursue! Try! ... read more »
Educating Young Minds
December 8, 2016
Educational non-profit continues to excel students to excellence through presidential administrations, core values and parental help. ... read more »
Cal State LA alumnus Mark Steven Greenfield commissioned for Metro public art project
December 8, 2016
Greenfield is one of seven artists whose works will enrich the project ... read more »
South Los Angeles Champion of Change 
December 7, 2016
White House Champion of Change “Connected Educator and Mother Of Many CEO Daphne Bradford was selected to participate in President Obama’s final Champions of Change reunion in Washington, D.C. to discuss the great progress they have made, and how they can continue to turn ideas into action. ... read more »
Education Secretary King calls for end to paddling students
December 1, 2016
Education Secretary John B. King Jr. is urging governors and school leaders in states that allow student paddling to end a practice he said would be considered ``criminal assault or battery'' against an adult. ... read more »
Access Granted: Alpha Esquires Introduces South L.A. Students To Careers In Tech
December 1, 2016
For the past year, Jordan along with over fifty African American males from South Los Angeles have been learning invaluable life skills through Alpha Esquires, an after school program which is led by members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. ... read more »
The Layers of A Black Man
November 30, 2016
Cal State Northridge students examine and present the activism, triumphs and challenges of black men. ... read more »
Dr. Kim Hunter Reed talks White House Initiative HBCUs in L.A. Internship Program
November 26, 2016
The first program of its kind to take on Hollywood’s pipeline problem, the HBCUs in L.A. Internship Program inaugural class will include White House HBCU All-Star students and a select group of the best, brightest and diverse student leaders from Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the nation. Launching in the Summer of 2017, the program will provide students with an immersive, real world work experience designed to supplement their academic curriculum and prepare them for careers in the entertainment, media and communications industries. The internship program stems from many of President Obama’s initiatives, such as A Call to Arts and My Brother’s Keeper, which aim to engage and mentor the next generation regardless of who they are or where they come from. ... read more / watch video »
David Johns talks launch of White House HBCUs in L.A. Internship Program
November 25, 2016
The first program of its kind to take on Hollywood’s pipeline problem, the HBCUs in L.A. Internship Program inaugural class will include White House HBCU All-Star students and a select group of the best, brightest and diverse student leaders from Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the nation. Launching in the Summer of 2017, the program will provide students with an immersive, real world work experience designed to supplement their academic curriculum and prepare them for careers in the entertainment, media and communications industries. The internship program stems from many of President Obama’s initiatives, such as A Call to Arts and My Brother’s Keeper, which aim to engage and mentor the next generation regardless of who they are or where they come from. ... read more / watch video »
CDU and Compton Unified School District Celebrate the Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding  
November 22, 2016
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, located in South Los Angeles, CA and Compton Unified School District assembled to cooperate in establishing joint educational programs, efforts, and collaboration to increase college preparation, access, and success for CUSD students and graduates. ... read more »
Thurgood Marshall College Fund & Complete College America Join Forces to Boost Graduation Rates in Nation’s HBCUs 
November 22, 2016
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Complete College America (CCA) announced today the formation of a new partnership that will focus efforts on boosting graduation rates throughout the nation's black colleges, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominately Black Institutions (PBIs). ... read more »
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