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Local Students Complete Architecture Summer Camp 
August 24, 2016
Held on four successive Saturdays in July, this year’s camp attracted some 60 students from around Southern California  ... read more »
The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair Draws Thousands
August 24, 2016
More than 150 authors, writers, storytellers, poets, spoken word performers, vendors and exhibitors attended this year's fair ... read more »
Back To School
August 24, 2016
Parents, students, educators weigh in on challenges, educational goals for new school year ... read more »
West Alumni Makes It To Olympics
August 18, 2016
Alex Amankwah represented Ghana in the first round of the 800 meters ... read more »
Cal State Dominguez Hills, L.A. Harbor College Partner with Port of Los Angeles for Global Logistics Program
August 17, 2016
California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC), and the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Aug. 10 at the port that provides the framework for creating refined global logistics curricula at both campuses, and lecture and internship opportunities that will help prepare students for new and emerging trends in port logistics. ... read more »
CSUF African American Studies Assistant Professor Wins Poetry Prize
August 17, 2016
Natalie Graham, assistant professor of African American studies at Cal State Fullerton, is the winner of the 2016 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for her manuscript “Begin with a Failed Body.” ... read more »
Kirtman Appointed to Dean of CSUF
August 10, 2016
“There was, and still is, nothing better than being a teacher. It is so rewarding,” said newly appointed dean of California State University of Fullerton Dr. Lisa Kirtman. Kirtman, who will officially take over the position on August 16, began her career in education in South L.A. in the ‘90s. ... read more »
Early Childhood Ed. Programs Out of Reach for Many Homeless Parents
August 10, 2016
The growing awareness around early childhood education has led advocates in L.A. County and across the country to push for more programs that serve families in low-income communities and communities of color. But for families living on the street, accessing these programs remains a challenge. ... read more »
“Success On The Way”… Ask Dr. Jeanette: Murdering The Mind
August 10, 2016
Established institutionalized systems in place murder our children’s minds by destroying, stifling and killing their dreams ... read more »
New Dean of Student Learning Hired for El Camino College Compton Center
August 3, 2016
El Camino College Compton Center recently announced that Abiodun Osanyinpeju was hired as the new dean of student learning ... read more »
City Of Carson Offers Paid Public Service Work Experience To College Interns
August 3, 2016
The city’s paid internship program has been developed to provide current and freshly graduated students with the opportunity to gain both academic and practical experience working in local government ... read more »
California Committee Assembles To Address The Education System
August 3, 2016
Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys & Men of Color in California meet with educators to discuss system solutions and emerging issues ... read more »
NNPA Fellows On the Challenges and Aspirations of Black America
August 3, 2016
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) commends the dedication, vigilance and vitality of our eight “Discover the Unexpected” NNPA Journalism Fellows: Brandi Montgomery, Brelaun Douglas, Briahnna Brown, McKenzie Marshall, Victoria Jones, Rushawn Walters, Tatyana Hopkins and Sidnee King. ... read more »
Young, Black Job Seekers Spruce Up Resumes, Aviation Careers Opening
August 3, 2016
The Federal Aviation Administration, the national aviation authority of the U.S., is accepting applications from entry-level candidates across the U.S. for air traffic controller positions from August 8 to 15. ... read more »
First 5 Launches New Parent Support Campaign
July 27, 2016
National survey reveals African-American parents share strikingly similar views with parents of all ethnicities when it comes to parenting challenges and aspirations to keep doing better ... read more »
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