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Blake Griffin and the L.A. Clippers Foundation Team with Vision To Learn
January 22, 2018
Blake Griffin and the L.A. Clippers Foundation have partnered with non-profit Vision To Learn and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to provide free eye exams and glasses to every LAUSD student in need throughout the district. Out of over 600,000 LAUSD students, an estimated 15 to 20 percent need glasses. Over the next two years, every student K-12th grade in LAUSD who needs an eye exam and glasses will get them, free of charge, thanks to the generous support of the L.A. Clippers Foundation, Blake Griffin, and LAUSD. ... read more »
Local Teen Awarded ‘Beat the Odds Scholarship’ After Overcoming Adversity  
January 18, 2018
Most young adults are able to focus on their studies and hang out with their friends but, that wasn’t the case for 18-year-old Ja’Nay Carter. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Nygel Lewis
January 18, 2018
Senior linebacker Nygel Lewis flaunts a coveted 4.2 GPA. ... read more »
L.A. CARES Mentoring Movement Provides Pathway to Black Adults to be Mentors
January 18, 2018
January is National Mentoring month and there’s a big push to get more among African American adults involved in mentoring young people. ... read more »
KAPPA ALPHA PSI – PASADENA CELEBRATES 107 YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENT
January 11, 2018
The members of Kappa Alpha Psi Pasadena Alumni Chapter got together to celebrate the achievements of their individual members. ... read more »
Superintendent King to Retire in June, Being Treated for Cancer 
January 11, 2018
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Michelle King, who has been on medical leave since September, revealed last week she is being treated for cancer, and said she will retire by June 30 without returning to her job.  ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Logan Bush
January 11, 2018
While competing for the varsity squad, he studies Advance Placement (AP) U.S. History while maintaining a 3.5 GPA. ... read more »
King’s Lasting Impact on Equity in Education
January 11, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Champion for Equity in Education ... read more »
Health Science Research in Our Community
January 11, 2018
Smoking in the African American community has not decreased and many have switched from tobacco cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, hoping that they are not as harmful ... read more »
Compton Community College District Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Establish Transfer Pathway with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science 
January 4, 2018
The Compton Community College District and Charles R. Drew University have entered into a multifaceted partnership designed to benefit Compton College students and faculty. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Morgan Salone
January 4, 2018
Despite the position change, Salone has been able to keep the Matadors competitive throughout the season. ... read more »
Black Engineers Promote Year-Round STEM Programming for Grades 4-8
January 4, 2018
Last year, a few L.A.-area African American parents learned a startling fact – only 19% of Black students, from 3rd to 11th grade, were proficient in math. ... read more »
Compton College Hosts Pinning Ceremony for Fall 2017 Nursing Degree Graduates
January 3, 2018
Compton College’s Nursing program provides a viable career path for those interested in health care and will help replenish the supply of qualified health care providers needed in the workforce. ... read more »
Cal State Long Beach’s Student Radio Station Ranks No. 2 on Website’s List of Best in the U.S.
January 3, 2018
Funded by Associated Students Inc., 22 West Media is a nonprofit auxiliary organization of CSULB, operating for students and by students. ... read more »
Compton Unified Graduation Rates Approach 90%, Signaling That Its Turnaround Is Here To Stay
December 28, 2017
A laser-sharp focus on student achievement and student safety has been at the core of the turnaround ... read more »
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