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YWCA Greater Los Angeles Convened Virtual Town Hall Conversation “Standing in Solidarity” Addressing Racism, Social Injustice and Reform
July 17, 2020
On Friday, June 26th, the YWCA Greater Los Angeles convened a virtual Town Hall discussion, “Standing in Solidarity” that spoke on the current state of our country. The conversation addressed important topics, such as the most recent Justice in Policing of 2020, racism, reform, and social injustice. ... read more »
South L.A. Community Patrol Works to Keep Parks and Rec Safe
July 16, 2020
Areas of misconception that created a snag in concise protection from the city’s police force, stems from the reasons they are called. “Over-policing” is tethered to overwhelming agendas that do not match the skill sets of law enforcement. Most escalations do not require the restraints or interrogation from the police, in most cases people who are from the neighborhood, who are familiar with those around them, can have a gentle approach to resolving minor confrontation or mental health related incidents. ... read more »
Book Review: Motherhood So White By Nefertiti Austin
July 16, 2020
Motherhood So White is more than a great read, it’s an insider’s view of adoption and foster care from the perspective of an accomplished, unmarried woman of African descent. ... read more »
The Angel City Virtual Games Presented by the Hartford Brings Inclusion Through Sports
July 16, 2020
The sixth annual Angel City Games Presented by the Hartford has gone virtual and expanded from a weekend festival to last across three weeks on July 13-19, August 3-9, and August 24-30. ... read more »
Harold R. Gray Creates Awareness Around the Power of Self, Through Fashion Brand, ‘Habits Reflects Greatness’
July 16, 2020
Harold R. Gray found the keys to a better life were hidden within his habits; with a clear pathway to success, he was able to unlock unfathomable potential and create a fashion line.  It captures the entrepreneurial spirit and its embedded in the soles of his shoe-brand. He has turned moments of failures into pivotal points of motivation, breaking through barriers of a system that is constructed for his downfall, Gray is now looking to reflect that success is attainable by looking at the energy behind daily habits. ... read more »
2021 Rose Parade canceled
July 15, 2020
With reluctance and tremendous disappointment, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association announces that, in accordance with Governor Newsom’s Phase IV re-opening schedule, and after thoughtful consideration of the restrictions and guidelines in place as a result of COVID-19, we are unable to host the 2021 Rose Parade. ... read more »
WATCH Spectrum Report: Bakewell Building South LA
July 14, 2020
Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. talks to Tanya Mcrae and Spectrum News ... read more / watch video »
Wondalunch hosted their second event with Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye and Janelle Monae
July 9, 2020
“Here we are. We are getting ready to hand out some food. Now everybody that’s not working, get back,” says Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Wondalunch just held their second event in Watts giving away contact free, prepackaged meals that includes fresh fruit, vegetables, and poultry. There are hungry people all over the country, but particularly in the Los Angeles community. Community leaders have graciously contributed their time to ensure the people have food on the table. ... read more »
Senator Mitchell Sustains Funding for Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
July 9, 2020
California State Senator Holly Mitchell met with Dr. Elaine Batchlor, CEO of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. Senator Mitchell and Dr. Batchlor shared a brief discussion about the importance of protecting the hospital’s budget. ... read more »
Brad Pye Jr.: Journey of a Dreamer
July 9, 2020
Iconic Sentinel editor leaves lasting impression ... read more »
Youth March at USC Calls for Justice
July 2, 2020
Evan, a USC student, when asked about the message behind the ‘Defund The Police’ slogan, said “the idea of the slogan, ‘Defund LAPD’ or ‘Defund the Police’ is stemming from a call to divest and to reinvest into the communities that are suffering from a lack of education programs, housing programs, along with the environmental crisis that has been going on across our nation. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Host Mental Health Panel to Discuss Social Justice, COVID-19
July 2, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks recently hosted a panel for student athletes called: Navigating Mental Health & Wellness During Times of Social Unrest. The virtual panel was conducted to help youth process the tragedies of the COVID-19 pandemic and of racial inequality in America. ... read more »
Langston Jackson is a Miracle: A drug overdose put him in a coma, but faith woke him up.
July 2, 2020
A drug overdose put him in a coma, but faith woke him up. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Promotes Energy and Water Conservation Through LADWP Partnership
July 2, 2020
To support the grant, Brotherhood Crusade established Youth and Environmental Ambassadors that will work to inform their peers and residents about public health issues and topics on conservation ... read more »
CDU Report Highlights Needs for Underserved Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic
July 2, 2020
The report was conducted on site with 27,133 COVID-19 tests, between April 8 and June 14, 2020. ... read more »
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