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Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Focuses on Voting, Health Care and Housing
September 6, 2018
The agenda extended beyond food and fellowship at the Interfaith Prayer Breakfast held at McCarty Memorial Christian Church ... read more »
Ubuntu Choirs Network, Golden Bridge Community Choir, Presents Evening of Song to Raise Money for Homeless Center
The Golden Bridge Community Choir is a non-auditioned inter-generational choir and member of the Ubuntu Choirs Network, which seek to create a world where people listen deeply to those around them, celebrate diversity, trust in their voices and use their voice to build harmony, justice and peace. This ancient concept, expressed in the Zulu word ubuntu, is at the root of many of the world’s wisdom traditions. For more information and advance tickets, visit www.thecenterinhollywood.org ... read more / view event »
Black Prisoners Join National Prison Strike 
August 30, 2018
“I think we have as a country has been involved for so long in the War on Drugs and the War on Crime that we have forgotten that it’s not normal. We have a whole generation of children for whom it’s normal to be pulled over, be arrested and shuttled into the system. We have been in a catastrophic prison crisis for decades now. And conditions have gotten even worse. South Carolina was a wake-up call for people.”  ... read more »
20th Annual Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention Culminates September’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month 
Culminating September’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services will hold its 20th Annual Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention on Sunday, September 30, 2018 beginning at 7:00 a.m. at West 88th Street & La Tijera Boulevard just north of LAX. (Schedule of Events is listed below).  Actor/filmmaker Dennis Dugan (Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy) will serve as Emcee of the event, which also marks the 60th year that the Suicide Prevention Center has been saving lives. ... read more / view event »
Living with Dementia Diagnosis to Caregiving
Learn about getting the proper diagnosis. Engage in the conversation about various aspects of caregiving. Be aware of local resources. ... read more / view event »
New Study Provides Critical Insights On Unique Health Needs Of African Americans
August 22, 2018
African American men of all ages experience higher mortality than men of other races and ethnicities and have significantly higher rates of malignancies such as prostate cancer (CDC Health, United States 2016 Report). ... read more »
Hyundai’s Road to Taste of Soul GPS Stops by New Image Emergency Shelter for the Homeless, Inc.,
August 22, 2018
New Image provided backpacks, school supplies, books, and a gift bag of treats to 212 students, ages pre-school to 18 years. ... read more »
“Men-O-Pause-Ages of the Colors of Love” Choreopoem/Stageplay
Founder of Meek Ent. & PR has decided to host another live event bringing awareness to social causes. Meek Entertainment & PR is excited to bring you a community event which brings awareness to Menopause over a three day weekend on September 14-16, 2018, at the Inglewood “Willie Agee” Playhouse. The play “Men-O-Pause-Ages of the Colors of Love,” features 9 ladies on stage sharing their different experiences of Menopause and how it has affected their relationships with the Men in their life, their mental, physical and emotional health and their life overall. ... read more / view event »
New Approaches to Research on Autism in the Community
August 16, 2018
Autism affects 1 in 59 children in the U.S. Helping children with ASD earlier in life helps them do better throughout their lifespan. ... read more »
L.A. County Expands Mobile Shower Program
August 16, 2018
New locations for the showers have yet to be identified, but may include sites near Metro stations. ... read more »
Taraji P. Henson Launches The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation To Eradicate Stigma Around Mental Health Issues In The African-American Community
August 16, 2018
Taraji’s Boutique of Hope fundraising launch event to take place in Beverly Hills on Saturday, September 22 ... read more »
Los Angeles County to Expand Opioid Use Prevention and Treatment Efforts
August 14, 2018
Prescription opioid overdose hospitalizations increased from 601 in 2006 to 765 in 2016. In 2017, 488 individuals in Los Angeles County died from an opioid overdose. In response to this growing epidemic, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, that will streamline prevention efforts and expand Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT) for opioid users throughout the County. ... read more »
Heat Centers
The heat can be very dangerous, especially for our elders and young folks. Please keep yourself cool and safe by visiting one of the heat centers across the District. They include all of our recreation centers, senior centers, and libraries. ... read more / view event »
Local Specialist, Dr. Lorenzo Brown Makes Patient Care a Priority 
August 9, 2018
“I’ve worked especially hard to become a respected member of the medical community,” said otolaryngologist (or ear, nose and throat specialist) Dr. Lorenzo Brown.   ... read more »
JUUL Labs Offers New Device to Help Smokers Monitor, Change Their Habits
August 9, 2018
Company also Launches Education Efforts to Combat Underage Use. ... read more »
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