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Will the 2020 Census change the course of history for the Black community?
April 16, 2020
Every 10 years, the United States Census Bureau works to conduct an accurate count of the nation’s population, as provided for under the U.S. Constitution. This decennial count – which is currently underway – is one of our nation’s most inclusive civic activities, including every person living in the country, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion or citizenship. ... read more »
Ava Duvernay’s Non-Profit Foundation Launches $250,000 Initiative
April 16, 2020
Array Grant recipients include independently-owned film festivals and screening series impacted by COVID-19 Health Crisis ... read more »
Community Organizations Are the Other First Responders During COVID-19
April 16, 2020
While businesses around the city, state and nation close their doors and “Shelter in Place,” community-based organizations like Brotherhood Crusade, YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, the Jenesse Center for battered women, ... read more »
Education Trust-West Held a Virtual Press Call to Discuss the California Parent Poll Regarding COVID-19 and School Closures
April 16, 2020
As California practiced distanced learning due to coronavirus, many parents were left to teach their students and access behaviors without the help of teachers from home. ... read more »
Weingart Foundation Grants $100,000 to Brotherhood Crusade, Community Coalition and InnerCity Struggle
April 16, 2020
Grants bring aid to the food and technology inequities in Los Angeles and surrounding communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Weingart Foundation granted $100,000 to Brotherhood Crusade, ... read more »
BHERC Operation Love Delivers Love, Easter Sunday Meals and Essential Goods to Seniors in Los Angeles Area
April 16, 2020
“Operation Love” meals and gift baskets were delivered to seniors including retired nurses, caregivers and other that have labored in the community for many years among others. ... read more »
California Department of Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 11, 2020
The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 19,472 confirmed cases and 541 deaths. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Outlines Steps to Protect Residents and Employees of California Nursing Home & Residential Care Facilities
April 11, 2020
Governor Gavin Newsom today outlined steps California is taking to protect the residents and employees of the more than 1,224 skilled nursing facilities and 7,461 residential care facilities across the state. Building on the state’s early action to protect these facilities, California has trained and is deploying 600 nurses to support compliance with COVID-19 guidance, and state staff is calling nursing homes across the state daily to provide support. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Announces Release of $100 Million to Support Child Care Services for Essential Workers and Vulnerable Populations
April 11, 2020
This critical funding will be deployed to pay for up to 20,000 limited-term additional child care slots   Funding is part of SB 89, emergency legislation the Governor signed last month to provide up to $1 billion in funding to help California fight the COVID-19 pandemic Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the release of $100 million to support child care services, ... read more »
Ice Cube `Check Yo Self Before You Wreck Yo Self’ Shirts to Help Hospitals
April 10, 2020
According to the 50-year-old rapper, actor and entrepreneur, the funds will be donated directly to hospitals to get much-needed supplies. The shirt manufacturer, Black Out, has partnered with Ice Cube on the project. ... read more »
Los Angeles Hospital Workers Have New Child Care Options
April 10, 2020
The workers can apply for a $100-per-shift stipend to help pay for child care services, receive free referrals to licensed childcare providers, and the city will open five recreation centers from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. for children ages 6 to 14 for parents to drop them off while they head back to work, Garcetti said during his daily briefing on the coronavirus outbreak. ... read more »
L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson To Hold Free Diaper Grab-and-Go Saturday
April 10, 2020
Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson Jr. and Good Plus Foundation will host a diaper grab-and-go for 10th Council District residents on Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at his district office in Koreatown. Diapers will be given to families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority will be given to families in the 10th Council District but no families are excluded from applying. Limited quantities and sizes available. All families must sign-up online at herbwesson.com/diapers. No walk-ups will be permitted. ... read more »
West Coast salmon season dates set for 2020
April 10, 2020
The Pacific Fishery Management Council has adopted ocean salmon season recommendations that provide recreational and commercial opportunities for most of the Pacific coast, and achieve conservation goals for the numerous individual salmon stocks on the West Coast. Due to the COVID-19 social distancing requirements, all meetings associated with the decision were held via webinar for the first time in the Council’s history. ... read more »
Westfield Joins Brotherhood Crusade to Donate Food Vouchers for at Risk Youth in the City of Los Angeles
April 9, 2020
In response to the call, community partner and donor, Westfield will be providing a generous donation for food vouchers. This gift will help Los Angeles community youth, young adults and families during this critical time to assist them with basic living, academic and household needs and assist students while they are away from their schools and the Brotherhood Crusade YouthSource Center. ... read more »
Making Sense of the 2020 Census
April 9, 2020
According to the Census Bureau post-enumeration survey, 800,000 African Americans went uncounted. What does this mean? It means once again, the voice of African Americans was denied. Many programs that impact African Americans are based in whole or part on data derived from the Census. History proves the disenfranchisement of Black people socially, politically and financially. Another ten years cannot pass before we realize how vital the United States Census is to the United States democracy. ... read more »
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