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African American and Latina led Families Need and Deserve More, Beginning with Child Care
October 15, 2020
There is a vicious storm brewing in our communities, and if we don’t stabilize our foundation, we will experience the repercussions for years, possibly decades. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, we have seen record-breaking unemployment, extreme economic instability and unfathomable toxic stress. ... read more »
Dodgers Foundation Gives Away New Shoes to 800 Families With ‘Shoes That Fit’ In Watts
October 15, 2020
Dodgers Dreamfield built Ted Watkins park for a shoe and food distribution for 92nd street elementary school students. Because of the pandemic, the distribution has shifted to a contactless drive through giveaway. They strive to ensure families will walk away with food boxes that include produce, dairy, and more. Dodgers issued assessments in April and May to ask the community surrounding Dreamfield and RBI locations to see how the pandemic impacted them during the trying times. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti announces Collaboration with Microsoft and Starry, Six Months of Free Internet Looking to Connect the Los Angeles Community
October 10, 2020
This is a coalition between the Los Angeles City Mayor Administration, HACLA, Starry, and Microsoft. The objective is to grow from the tragedies presented from COVID-19. Mayor Garcetti recognized the reach to success can be amplified when there is unity between private sectors and public leadership. There is a lot of work to be done, but this benchmark in digital unity is looking to create a ripple affect across the community and beyond. ... read more »
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Air Quality Board Votes to Assist South Los Angeles with Pollution Issues
October 9, 2020
The South Coast Air Quality Management District's Governing Board voted today to add South Los Angeles to a list of areas considered disproportionately affected by pollution and in need of assistance. ... read more »
Chief Deputy Emada Tingirides Serves as the Bridge to a Better Relationship Between the Community and Law Enforcement
October 8, 2020
The law enforcement culture is going through a deep conditioning within Los Angeles, recent incidents triggered a global awareness of the imbalance in community protection. It unveiled a disconnection between the purpose of the police and the spirit of trust among the community. Los Angeles has looked to bridge that gap by designing the Community Safety Partnership Program in 2011. Captain Emada Tingirides has been the Coordinator Sergeant for CSP, she has embodied the mission and now leads the programs as Deputy Chief. ... read more »
Love for Community is Core Ingredient in Hawkins Burgers Recipe for Success
October 8, 2020
Hawkins House of Burgers Has Been Serving L.A. for over 80 years ... read more »
Diversity Program Consortium: A National Program to get more African Americans and other Minorities to be Doctors in Health Science Careers is Coordinated locally at UCLA
October 8, 2020
One goal of the Diversity Program Consortium is to figure out the best ways to support minority students so as to help them succeed in medicine and science. ... read more »
Karen Arrington empowers Black women across the globe
October 8, 2020
Karen Arrington – Empowerment Coach, Goodwill Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Founder of The Miss Black USA Pageant, International Philanthropist and author of Your Next Level Life, 7 Rules of Power, Confidence, And Opportunities for Black Women In America. ... read more »
South Coast AQMD Governing Board Selects South Los Angeles for AB 617 Program to Accelerate Air Pollution Reduction in Community
October 8, 2020
Last week, the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (South Coast AQMD) Governing Board approved a recommendation to add the South Los Angeles community to the Assembly Bill 617 (AB 617) program. AB 617 requires the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and local air districts to reduce emissions in communities disproportionately impacted by air pollution. The Governing Board also directed staff to pursue additional funding to help support emissions reduction efforts in this community. ... read more »
Early Detection is Key to Surviving Breast Cancer
October 8, 2020
Black women die from Breast Cancer at a higher rate than White women ... read more »
Pink Peppermint Project Hosts Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event  
October 7, 2020
An exciting day of wellness, self-healing, and education.   ... read more »
Broad Stage Announces No Live Indoor Performances Until Next Summer
October 1, 2020
The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center announced today it is postponing live, indoor performances until hext summer at the earliest. ... read more »
Telemedicine Is Transforming Patient Care in California – With Some New Challenges
October 1, 2020
When Dr. Andrea Goings launched her mobile medical service, offering at-home doctor visits and virtual consultation sessions via video in 2016 in the Los Angeles area, she did not know that just four years later her business model would be more the norm than not.   ... read more »
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Presents $150,000 Grant to Lula Washington Dance Theatre; The Dance Company Celebrate Their New Outside Foundation
October 1, 2020
Lula Washington Dance Theatre was presented $150,000 grant to create an outdoor dance class and performance space. ... read more »
Ballmer Group Donates $240K to Shared Harvest | myCovidMD in the Fight for Our Lives for L.A.’s Marginalized Communities
October 1, 2020
Ballmer Group's sizable contribution allows Shared Harvest | myCovidMD to expand their reach specifically in predominantly Black communities in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
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