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Free Nonprofit Empowerment Symposium to Offer Valuable Economic Strategies and Resources
Helping nonprofit and faith based organizations grow and prosper is the purpose of the September 27 Oxnard Nonprofit Empowerment and Exemption Symposium and Expo, hosted by Board of Equalization (BOE) Member Jerome E. Horton, Ventura County Assessor Dan Goodwin, City of Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn, President/CEO Hyepin Im of Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE). ... read more / view event »
GLAAACC Hosts Women In The C-Suite
September 20, 2018
Despite accounting for 19 percent of the U.S. population, women of color occupy a mere 3 percent of the senior executive or “C-suite” positions in Fortune 500 companies, ... read more »
Calling All Singers, Last Chance to Audition for the StarQuest Singing Competition! 
September 20, 2018
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to audition in-person on Saturday, September 22 & Sunday, September 23 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza  ... read more »
Winners Announced in the ‘I Got Bank’ Essay and Art Contest
September 20, 2018
Officials at One United Bank said they are “proud to announce” the recent winners of the “I Got Bank Essay and Art Contest”.  The ten awardees, ... read more »
Data Reveals Poorest Communities in L.A. County Experience Most Fracking
September 20, 2018
To date more than 800 organizations have signed on. Meanwhile, eleven of the 15 zip codes, CBD analysts said, include neighborhoods like Wilmington that are considered “disadvantaged” by the California Environmental Protection Agency. ... read more »
L.A. Elected Leaders Convene Hundreds of Community Leaders for a National Discussion on Gentrification in Washington D.C.
September 20, 2018
On Thursday, September 13, 2018, Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Congressmember Karen Bass convened over 200 community leaders to discuss gentrification and displacement of African American communities across U.S. cities at the Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference in Washington D.C. L.A. City Councilmember Harris-Dawson moderated a panel discussion with Newark, New Jersey Mayor Ras Baraka and subject matter experts Dr. Mindy Fullilove, Tracey Ross and Nerfertitti Jackmon.  ... read more »
Meet Sean Collinson, Hip-Hop Presidential Candidate of 2020 
September 20, 2018
The countdown to the United States presidential election of 2020 has begun and former hip-hop artist Sean Collinson is here to claim his spot, as an independent candidate.  ... read more »
William Funderburk – A Champion for the People 
September 20, 2018
Former DWP commissioner leaves legacy of equity for underserved communities  ... read more »
L.A. Chargers Awards Compton High School Football
September 20, 2018
The Los Angeles Chargers honored Compton High School athletic director and football coach Calvin Bryant with a check of $1,000 on Friday. ... read more »
Hooks Continues Appeal of Watts Towers Suspension 
September 20, 2018
Educator and Watts Towers Arts Director Rosie Lee Hooks was found not guilty of insubordination after a July 31 hearing, but guilty of not adhering to the public art approval process to paint a mural of Watts native and jazz legend Charles Mingus. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Celebrates One-Year Anniversary 
September 20, 2018
After one year, the medical facility is more than ready to meet the communities needs and more.  ... read more »
Starquest 2017 Winners Interview
September 18, 2018
Starquest 2017 Vocal Competition Winners Nancy Fifita and Ryan Wirtz visit the LA Sentinel to talk about their experiences as last year’s winners. ... read more / watch video »
Governor Brown Signs Assemblyman Jones-Sawyer’s Bill That Will Help End the School-to-Prison Pipeline
September 18, 2018
  (Sacramento)–Governor Jerry Brown signed Assemblyman Jones-Sawyer’s (D – South Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 2944, legislation that creates a permanent contribution-based funding source to end the school-to-prison pipeline. ... read more »
Suspects Wanted in Series of Mar Vista Knock-Knock Burglaries
September 14, 2018
In each case, a Black woman in her 20s has posed as a Post Mates delivery service employee and knocked on the door of a home while holding a bag of food, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. ... read more »
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