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CicLAvia: South Los Angeles Presented by Metro kicks off its 10-year anniversary season with an event in South Los Angeles on Feb. 23
February 20, 2020
CicLAvia kicks off its 2020 season on Feb. 23 in South Los Angeles, launching the celebration of its 10-year anniversary. This is the second time CicLAvia hosts an event in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Museum of African American Art Welcomes Residents to Travel to Senegal for an Eight-Day Cultural Immersion
February 20, 2020
For the first time, the Museum of African American Art (MAAA) will be journeying to Dakar, Senegal for a cultural experience. Essential Senegal centered around the newly opened Museum of Black Civilization will be an eight-day trip full of knowledge and enlightenment.  ... read more »
Author and Historian, Blair Imani Sheds Light on Great Migration
February 20, 2020
This book takes a deeper look, exploring multiple viewpoints during a key point in Black History. ... read more »
Trailblazers Honored at Pepperdine Urban Initiative 2.0 Community Dinner
February 20, 2020
  The Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) held an Urban Initiative 2.0 Community Dinner in Marina Del Rey recognizing Trailblazer Alumni Honorees who have worked tirelessly within their communities for the last 30-40 years. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Media Collective A FILMMAKER DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE With Paid Internships
February 20, 2020
Individuals interested in taking advantage of this tremendous opportunity are invited to attend an orientation being held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Brotherhood Crusade – YouthSource Center located at 4401 Crenshaw Boulevard, Suite 103, Los Angeles, California 90043 at the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and Leimert in the Chase Bank building (entrance in the rear of the building). ... read more »
The Art of Costume Design: Black Panther Plus Workshop
February 20, 2020
The Art of Costume Design: Black Panter Plus Workshop day, which will end with a screening of Black Panther, takes place on February 23rd. To learn more and to regis-ter https://www.oscars.org/events/art-costume-design-black-panther-2018. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University Hosts Homelessness Panel Discussion
February 20, 2020
Steve Lopez, award-winning Los Angeles Times columnist and author of The Soloist, provided the keynote address at a panel discussion Homelessness and the Public’s Health: A National Crisis and a Local Emergency at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science’s (CDU) fifth annual President’s Breakfast on Thursday, February 13, at the Marina Del Rey Marriott. The panel was moderated by CDU President/CEO Dr. David M. Carlisle and featured leaders in politics and public health who are noted champions of health equity and solving the rising issue of homelessness. ... read more »
TEC Leimert Launches an Innovative Social Media Training and Internship Program for Youth in South Los Angeles
February 16, 2020
Los Angeles – TEC Leimert, the fastest-growing tech-based nonprofit in South Los Angeles, announces its latest initiative to address limited access to career opportunities in the creative industry for students in underserved Los Angeles communities in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Study Shows it’s Devastatingly Common for African Mothers to Experience the Death of a Child
February 14, 2020
Experiencing the death of a child is seen as a violation of “the natural order.” And yet, despite global health gains, such deaths remain prevalent in many poor countries and regions around the world. But just how often do mothers suffer this almost unfathomable loss? ... read more »
Social Enterprise Everytable Secures $2.5 Million in Program-Related Investments from Annenberg Foundation and The California Wellness Foundation
February 14, 2020
 Everytable, the Los Angeles-based social enterprise seeking to end food inequality by making healthy food affordable, convenient and accessible for all, has received a total of $2.5 million in program-related investments (PRI) from Annenberg Foundation and The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) to support the development and implementation of a pioneering social equity franchise program. The $1.5 million in funding from Cal Wellness and $1 million from the Annenberg Foundation will allow Everytable to foster economic empowerment among entrepreneurs from marginalized communities. Everytable plans to open 25 franchises owned by entrepreneurs of color from underserved neighborhoods in Southern California over the next five years. ... read more »
West Basin Launches New Program to Provide Rebates and Free Water Saving Devices to Eligible Residents
February 14, 2020
West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced the launch of its Change & Save program, a water savings device and rebate program designed to assist communities in West Basin’s service area that have historically lower water conservation program participation rates. The new program is aimed at helping participants reduce water consumption and save money.  ... read more »
New STEAM Lab Unveiled at South L.A. Elementary School
February 14, 2020
Kaiser Permanente, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Unified School District, on Feb. 7 unveiled a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) lab at Flournoy Elementary School in Watts that will serve the 500+-student K–5 grade school. ... read more »
SUCCESS ON THE WAY, ASK DR. JEANETTE: “The After Shock of Eden! Part 2: Woman of Man, Ishah of Ish
February 13, 2020
Success On “The Way”... Ask Dr. Jeanette Parker™ ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: All We Need is Love
February 13, 2020
Wendy's Window ... read more »
Los Angeles Rams linebacker Kenny Young gives back to community
February 13, 2020
Los Angeles Rams line-backer Kenny Young hosted his first event from his foundation, Tackle Young. He donated $5000 and over 400 books to Grape Street Elementary to purchase books for teachers and students to promote the importance of financial literacy. ... read more »
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