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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 »
Schools report racist incidents in wake of Trump election
November 16, 2016
In the wake of Donald Trump's election, reports of racist incidents are emerging from the nation's schools and universities, including students who chanted ``white power'' and called black classmates "cotton pickers.'' ... read more »
White House launches HBCUs in L.A. Internship Program
November 9, 2016
The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities recently announced a partnership with The Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP) with the help of SAG-AFTRA to launch the HBCUs in L.A. Internship Program. The event was held at the SAG-AFTRA Plaza in Los Angeles. ... read more »
 Assemblymember Chris Holden’s 2017 Young Legislators Program
November 2, 2016
Leadership Program for High School Seniors in the 41st Assembly District  ... read more »
Compton Community College District Provisional Board of Trustee Member Appointed
November 2, 2016
The Compton Community College District (CCCD) Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Nicole J. Jones as a provisional board of trustee member for Trustee Area 2. ... read more »
Cal State LA names building after University’s legendary sixth president
November 2, 2016
Billie Jean King gala pays tribute to Cal State LA’s President Emeritus James M. Rosser ... read more »
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