Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Student Athlete of the Week: Andre Johnson Jr
September 29, 2022
Recent View Park graduate Andre Johnson Jr was a member of the rugby program for two years. He was invited to compete in the sport as a freshman. ... read more »
Chancellor Reveals New and Expanded Financial Aid for Community College Students 
September 29, 2022
New and updated financial support for the state's community college attendees, including changes to the Cal Grant and expanded aid for new and returning students, has been announced by California Community Colleges Chancellor Dr. Daisy Gonzales. ... read more »
Cal Sec of State Weber Travels State Urging Youth to Get Early Start on Voter Registration 
September 29, 2022
As part of a broad civic education initiative, High School Voters Registration Week, California Secretary of State Shirley Nash Weber has been traveling across the state encouraging young people to register to vote.   ... read more »
RISE With The Rams Brings Youth to SoFi Stadium
September 22, 2022
The Los Angeles Rams and social justice nonprofit RISE brought together four Southern California high schools for their RISE with the Rams Leadership and Community-Building Initiative. ... read more »
Chris Paul Creates Leaders with Club 61 Alliance
September 22, 2022
The Chris Paul Family Foundation recently hosted his Club 61 program in Los Angeles in August. Club 61 is a leadership alliance created by NBA star Chris Paul, the name was inspired by the night he scored 61 points during a high school basketball game to honor the life of his 61-year-old grandfather. ... read more »
‘Stability’ and ‘Service’ are McKenzie’s Strategy for Pasadena School Board 
September 15, 2022
“Stability, service and safety,” will be the hallmarks of Patrice Marshall McKenzie’s service as a Pasadena School Board member if she wins the district 5 seat being vacated by Elizabeth Pomeroy.   ... read more »
Cal State LA College of Ethnic Studies to present ‘I Read to See Me: A Celebration of Multicultural Children’s Books, Cal State LA Reading Circle 
September 15, 2022
Cal State LA’s College of Ethnic Studies is presenting a multicultural children’s book fair this month. “I Read to See Me: A Celebration of Multicultural Children’s Books” will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cal State LA in the courtyard of King Hall. ... read more »
Teacher Shortages are Real, But Not for the Reasons You Heard
September 15, 2022
Everywhere, it seems, back-to-school has been shadowed by worries of a teacher shortage. The U.S. education secretary has called for investment to keep teachers from quitting. ... read more »
Fender Play Foundation™ partners with LAUSD to ‘Equip, Educate and Inspire’ the next generation of players
September 8, 2022
CEO Ed Magee and Chairperson Charmaine Jefferson sat down with L.A. Sentinel to discuss their mission, goal, and Proposition 28. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Nigel Buckley
September 8, 2022
Serra senior catcher Nigel Buckley knew that baseball was the sport for him at the age of 12. ... read more »
L.A. Chargers, Oakley Upgrade Weight Room at Jordan High School
September 8, 2022
Before the start of football season, the Los Angeles Chargers Impact Fund and Oakley renovated the weight room at Jordan High School. Along with refurbishing the weight room, they received new equipment; the football team also received new helmets. ... read more »
Dr. Anthony Culpepper Appointed Interim President of Los Angeles Southwest College 
August 25, 2022
Culpepper’s commitment to helping to shape the community, he says, goes beyond his role as interim president.  He aspires to serve in the position permanently and believes the skills he has gained over the last thirty-years will “contribute to the success of Southwest.”  ... read more »
New President Rochelle Ford Reveals Bold Plans for Dillard University   
August 25, 2022
Dr. Rochelle Ford is traveling at warp speed in her new role as president of Dillard University, the oldest HBCU in the state of Louisiana. Appointed to the prestigious post last month, Ford immediately made strides to implement her main goal of enlisting the support of “alumni, partners, everyone we encounter” to help fulfill the university’s mission. During a recent visit to Los Angeles, the president elaborated on her strategies to achieve that objective.  ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jon Gaines II
August 11, 2022
When he was getting offers from college football programs, senior offensive lineman Jon Gaines II kept his studies in mind. He knew that UCLA would be a consistent mix of strong football competition and impactful learning. Gaines II even sat through a class session before he committed to the Bruins. ... read more »
Welcome to the Family | Jordan Brand Announces 20-Year Partnership with Howard University  
August 11, 2022
We’re excited to share partnership confirmation between Jordan Brand and Howard University! Both Jordan Brand and Howard University are families rooted in Black culture with Howard being one of the most esteemed Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) with a tremendous legacy of excellence. ... read more »

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