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DPSS Campaign Encourages Residents to Apply for Help When They Need It
August 19, 2022
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its August “Essential Services Month” campaign to inform all County residents about its benefit programs and encourage anyone in need to apply. ... read more »
Influential Nurse and Community Activist Celebrates 100th Birthday
August 17, 2022
Community Activist Stella Pecot Robinson, RN, PhD celebrates her 100th birthday on August 25th, 2022. Her journey has been marked by numerous academic achievements and personal triumphs. Her work as a nurse has been influential, and she has lived and taught in states throughout the country. ... read more »
Compton Unified School District Applauds Outstanding Black Student Achievement
August 11, 2022
The 2021-2022 school year was an outstanding year for the Department of Black Student Achievement at Compton Unified School District. ... read more »
Monkeypox Health Crisis: How California is Responding
August 11, 2022
As the monkeypox virus outbreak spreads across the globe, Gov. Gavin Newsom says California will need to galvanize “forces” across regions and relax some state regulations and statutes to combat a disease that poses a threat greater than local authorities may be able to respond to effectively. ... read more »
COVID Vaccines Available for Children Under 4 Years Old
August 11, 2022
As parents across California focus on purchasing new clothes, school supplies and technological aids for their children for the coming school year, public health officials and healthcare professionals are asking them to consider the COVID-19 vaccine a back-to-school essential. ... read more »
Linking Food, Nutrition, and Health Education Can Open Career Opportunities for Students
August 11, 2022
Nearly a decade ago, I walked into the kitchen at Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School and saw it for what it was. A promise to my community. ... read more »
Peer Run Mental Health Organization Advocating for Black Patients
August 4, 2022
July 31 marked the end of Mental Health Observance Month, but for Rayshell Chambers and others, the importance of mental health goes far beyond one month, ... read more »
State Department of Aging: There Is Help for Elder Californians
July 28, 2022
The Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church's Commission on Social Action held a community meeting on aging last Thursday in San Bernardino with representatives from the California Department of Aging (CDA) and the Bernardino County's Department of Aging and Adult Services. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Rated Among the Nation’s Top Performers
July 28, 2022
Kaiser Permanente hospitals are among the best in the nation for delivering high-quality care, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 “Best Hospitals” rankings released on July 26. ... read more »
Study Finds Pandemic Has Lowered Black Californians’ Life Expectancy
July 28, 2022
Death tolls across California tell a distressing story about the indelible mark the pandemic has left on all of us. Black Californians and other minorities experienced a disproportionate reduction in life expectancy occurred compared to White Californians. ... read more »
LACCT and The Links Host Leadership Institute and 69th Cotillion
July 28, 2022
The Los Angeles Chapter Charitable Trust (LACCT) and The Los Angeles (CA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated launched their virtual Leadership Institute and 69th Cotillion Program on May 25. ... read more »
Veola O’Neil Hits Centennial Mark with 100th Birthday
July 21, 2022
Family and friends gathered with Veola L. O’Neil at La Boheme Restaurant in West Hollywood to celebrate her tenth decade of enjoying life. ... read more »
The Buttah Review – 10 out of 10
July 21, 2022
The proof, they say, is in the [proverbial] pudding, and for Buttah, founded in 2018, the products and gadgets are living up to the hype.  ... read more »
Everychild Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Local Children’s Agencies
July 21, 2022
For the third year in a row, Everychild Foundation has pivoted from its innovative grantmaking approach.  The group of approximately 200 Los Angeles-area women is dedicated to easing the suffering of local children, ... read more »
Wellnest Opens First Housing Development for Young Adults  
July 14, 2022
On July 8, Wellnest celebrated the grand opening of its first permanent supportive housing development, The Nest on Florence. Located at 410 E. Florence Avenue in South Los Angeles, the five-story, 40,848-square-foot building features 51 fully furnished studios and one-bedroom units.  ... read more »

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