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Jazz Series Honors Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson
Parkside EDC will present an evening of the music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson on June 27 as part of its Jazz Cool Down series in Leimert Park. The series, held at LA Third Church, benefits college scholarships for students from Dorsey and Crenshaw High Schools and features LA jazz luminaries such as Barbara Morrison, Ernie Watts and Roy Gaines. ... read more / view event »
Burke Family Continues the Legacy of Public Service, Passing the Torch to Christine Burke Adams   
May 24, 2018
Now, with 30 years of experience, two master’s degree in education from Pepperdine University and a doctorate degree in educational leadership for social justice from Loyola Marymount University, Burke Adams is ready to take the next step in her career.   ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Julian Williams
May 24, 2018
With Williams’ help, the baseball team earned the ninth seed in the Division I playoffs and a 10-0 Coliseum League record. ... read more »
Former Foster Youth to Present Foster Care Platform in D.C.
May 24, 2018
In D.C., Deane said she will be pushing for: placing foster kids in homes instead of group homes, fighting for the inclusion of Teens in AMBER ALERTS (Even if they are runaways, they are still minors. Someone needs to search for them, said Deane) and stronger policies, ie. Accountability, ensuring all foster parents are qualified and trained.  ... read more »
“Black Panther” Chadwick Boseman Salutes Grads at Howard University
May 17, 2018
Boseman urged proud degree recipients, to press forward, to hold up their heads and to never fear rejection. ... read more »
Holman CDC Hosts Quiet Champion Awards
May 17, 2018
Event honors Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, LATTC President Lawrence Frank and Rising Champion Zenita Smith ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Arianna Bowden
May 17, 2018
Cougar Pride runs deep in the family of senior forward Arianna Bowden. ... read more »
Homebuyer Education Course – Saturday, May 19, 2018
Determine if HomeOwnership is right for you. Learn about Down Payment Assistance and Low Down Payment programs, How to become Mortgage Ready and How to navigate the mortgage buying process from industry professionals! ... read more / view event »
Application Process Now Open to Fill Board of Trustees Vacancy
May 11, 2018
The successful new Trustee must be at least 18 years old; be a resident of the District and a citizen of the state; a registered voter and not otherwise disqualified from holding elective office under the California State Constitution or other state laws.  He or she must not hold another elective office and cannot be a current employee of the District or must resign from such employment prior to being sworn in. ... read more »
Police called on black student sleeping in her Yale dorm
May 10, 2018
A white graduate student at Yale called police on a black graduate student who had fallen asleep in a common area of their campus residence — an episode that a dean said shows the need for efforts to make the Ivy League university a more inclusive place. ... read more »
United Negro College Fund Hosts Education Summit in Washington, D.C
May 10, 2018
Members of the United Negro College Fund hosted an education summit in Washington, D.C., Thursday April 26, where they released “A Seat at the Table: African American Youth’s Perception of K-12 Education,” a research report aimed at “amplifying voices overlooked in education,” they said. ... read more »
Howard University Medical Student Is Making A Difference
May 10, 2018
Shannon Sullivan talks neonatology, challenges and gives advice to future doctors in the community. ... read more »
The Home Depot Announces Its 2018 Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program Award Recipients
May 10, 2018
Nine Historically Black Colleges and Universities Were Awarded a Total of $360,000 in Campus Improvement Grants ... read more »
Scholarship Honors Legacy of Compton Youth Minister
May 10, 2018
Thanks to the efforts of Frazier’s mother, Roni Gatus, and his prayer partner, Minister Yvonne Camper, the Arturo Frazier Scholarship Foundation will surprise two Centennial High School seniors with a $2,500 award to assist with college expenses. ... read more »
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