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Ending HIV Only Happens if Black America Leads
August 16, 2019
In 2011, Science Magazine’s “Breakthrough of the Year” was the discovery that antiretroviral drugs were a game changer in HIV prevention. The development of treatment as Prevention and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) ushered in the concept of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic. By combining effective treatment for people living with HIV with simple and easy biomedical prevention for people at risk of HIV infection we can eliminate HIV transmission and HIV acquisition, thereby breaking the back of the epidemic. ... read more »
Working Moms Create A Safe Indoor Space For Parents and Children to Bond Over Fun and Creativity with Little Play Society
August 16, 2019
Working Moms, Latanya Foster-Phillips and Teree Henderson have teamed up, bringing the love of their babies and motherhood to the forefront to welcome Little Play Society to Los Angeles. ... read more »
50 years after the 911 system was launched, L.A. County Fire Department struggles to keep up with soaring call rate
August 16, 2019
On August 1, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) held a press briefing at Station No. 31 in Paramount to discuss its most pressing challenges in the face of a growing call volume and intensifying wildfires. Fire Chief Daryl Osby and Assistant Fire Chief Eleni Pappas sat on a large panel of firefighters and paramedics, who shared their stories from the frontlines. Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn also spoke on the panel, urging the media to inform the public of their role in improving the fourth-busiest fire department in the country. ... read more »
Black Women Execs Recognized and Celebrated in Sisterhood
August 15, 2019
Despite the rigors of leading businesses and corporations while balancing families and various ventures, a group of influential African American women and other executives gathered at the LA84 Foundation in the West Adams neighborhood of South L.A., to celebrate businesswomen Cynthia Guidry, and Stephanie Wiggins for accepting CEO positions at Long Beach Airport and L.A.Metro. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Mecca Muhammad
August 15, 2019
Track runner Mecca Muhammad of the Pacific Coast Shockwaves won big at the 2019 Junior Olympics in Sacramento. She earned three championship medals after coming in first place in the 800m, the 4x800m, and the 4x400m in the 11-12 division. The 800m was the biggest challenge for Muhammad, one of her competitors outran her once before. ... read more »
“The MisManagement of Anger Management” (part 2) “The Opening of the Second Seal”
August 15, 2019
Success On “The Way”... Ask Dr. Jeanette Parker! ... read more »
Taste of Soul Spotlight: BREATHE California of Los Angeles County
August 15, 2019
The organization will be educating Taste of Soul Nation on the importance of lung health. ... read more »
Understanding the Importance of Vaccinating Your Child
August 15, 2019
Separating fact from fiction is critically important as vaccine hesitancy has become a global concern! ... read more »
Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Brings Community Art Therapy to South Los Angeles Youth
August 15, 2019
The 8-week Blue Shield Promise Community Art Therapy program was held in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles, Challengers Clubhouseand Wellnest(formerly Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic). The project helps local youth deal with everyday trauma they face by using their creativity to help design a mural based on their hopes and aspirations. ... read more »
Black Restaurant Week Highlights LA Flavors of Diversity with National Culinary Celebration
August 14, 2019
Black Restaurant Week LLC(BRW), the nation’s largest celebration of black-owned food businesses, will entice thousands of LA foodies with a showcase of the city’s top black culinary talent from August 11-18. The week will exhibit a variety of black culinary businesses and professionals, all while calling attention to minority inequality in the food and beverage industry. ... read more »
Addressing the Challenges in Breastfeeding: Advice Every Mom Should Know
August 8, 2019
With August recognized as National Breastfeeding Month, it is important for new moms to understand how to overcome common barriers to breastfeeding, and what to expect when preparing to breastfeed for the first time. ... read more »
AFSCME Local 685 Honors the Deputy Probation Heroes and Survivors of the Woolsey Fire
August 8, 2019
Thanks to the heroic efforts of the probation officers on duty and the firefighters, tragedy was averted. ... read more »
Were You Affected by The Equifax Hack? Here’s How to File a Claim for Compensation
August 8, 2019
It has been nearly two years since Equifax announced that a historically massive data breach left the personal information over 147 million people (almost half of all Americans) vulnerable to theft. The consumer credit reporting giant agreed last month to a $700 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and 50 states and territories, $425 million of which has been set aside to compensate victims of the breach. ... read more »
Executive Vice President of Markets at Blue Shield of California Todd Walthall Shares His Passion and Plans to Transform Healthcare
August 8, 2019
Todd Walthall is using his experience to change the way Blue Shield of California delivers to its customers. ... read more »
Sickle Cell Strong: Sickle Cell Disease Advocate Marie Ojiambo
August 8, 2019
Ojiambo raises awareness around sickle cell disease and advocate for better health care opportunities for patients suffering from the disease in Kenya. ... read more »
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