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Engagement Announcement: Hope Jenkins ~ Darrell Smith, Jr.
July 29, 2021
Engagement Announcement: Hope Jenkins ~ Darrell Smith, Jr. ... read more »
Raiders Star Keisean Nixon Hosts Backpack Giveaway in Compton
July 29, 2021
Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Keisean Nixon returned to his hometown of Compton to host a backpack giveaway to help young students for the upcoming school year. ... read more »
Sparked by pandemic fallout, homeschooling surges across US
July 26, 2021
Black households saw the largest jump; their homeschooling rate rose from 3.3% in the spring of 2020 to 16.1% in the fall. ... read more »
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Expanded Child Tax Credit
July 10, 2021
This month, we are again making progress on one significant front in the fight against poverty. American families will begin receiving monthly Child Tax Credit checks on July 15; thanks to an expansion of the popular program in the American Rescue Plan (ARP), that was signed into law by President Biden in March with only Democratic support. The Center for Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University projects that this provision will cut the child poverty rate in half this year. ... read more »
Delta Variant Transmission Rate High Before Holiday, Masks Still Heavily Encouraged
July 8, 2021
Public Health is keeping a close eye on the Delta Variant and still wants everyone to wear a mask indoors and around unvaccinated. ... read more »
Ida Wigley celebrates 100th Birthday
July 8, 2021
Happy Birthday to Ida Elizabeth Wigley ... read more »
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 »
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 »
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California Prepares to Fully Reopen with No Restrictions
May 27, 2021
On June 15, the state will fully open with no restrictions but vaccinations are still low among young adults. ... read more »
Family of Black Doctors has Social Media Buzzing
May 20, 2021
Dr. Herbert Oye is a Board Certified Endovascular and Vascular Surgeon and his four children have followed in their father’s footsteps ... read more »
Wellnest Receives Highest Rating From Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
May 20, 2021
A three-year CARF accreditation can have a positive ripple effect on Wellnest’s clients, partners, funding agencies, current staff and potential employees. ... read more »
Kedren Health Vaccinates 1,000+ at Weekend Events in South L.A.
May 20, 2021
African immigrants and communities of color were among the recipients of the free vaccine ... read more »
How COVID-19 vaccines will work for kids in US
May 14, 2021
Children ages 12 and older can now roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., offering parents and schools a chance to relax their pandemic precautions and bringing the country a step closer to controlling the virus. ... read more »
Renae Williams Niles Named Chief Content and Engagement Officer Of Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
May 6, 2021
She will provide strategic guidance and articulation of the LA Phil’s organizational goals and policy ... read more »
CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) Launches it’s Time Los Angeles, a Vaccine Awareness Campaign to Aid its Vaccine Distribution Efforts
May 6, 2021
Disproportionate distribution and barriers to access among marginalized communities propelled CORE to rally community experts to form alliance and execute the equity-focused campaign ... read more »
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