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Westfield Joins Brotherhood Crusade to Donate Food Vouchers for at Risk Youth in the City of Los Angeles
April 9, 2020
LOS ANGELES, CA, – Brotherhood Crusade is actively raising funds via its COVID-19 Community Rapid Response Fund, which was developed to quickly mobilize funds and provisions for the most at risk and under-served communities that are being adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and lack of provisions during the “Safer at Home” ... read more »
California’s Largest Union SEIU 2015 Calls on Federal Government for Immediate Supply of Personal Protective Equipment
April 9, 2020
Without proper personal protective equipment (PPE) frontline workers are being put in harm’s way and putting their own health at risk ... read more »
Bass Holds a Telephone Town Hall To Inform Residents What They Can Do With Resources and Government Assistance
April 9, 2020
Congresswoman Karen Bass of the 37th District held a telephone town hall to discuss the passing of the $2 trillion stimulus package plan passed by congress. To help ease worries and concerns, the congresswoman addressed her neighbors and ways they can take advantage of the resources.  ... read more »
CDU Embarks on Bringing Historic Medical School to Watts-Willowbrook
April 9, 2020
The opportunity for this region to be a major training center for young physicians is an innovative game changer. ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters Holds Telephone Town Hall to Discuss the CARES Act and COVID-19 Updates
April 9, 2020
Upholding her promise, Congresswoman Maxine Waters held another telephone town hall meeting with Los Angeles residents to detail more facts regarding COVID-19. The phone call was held Thursday, April 2, 2020, with nearly 15K listeners on the line.    ... read more »
Assemblymember’s Son Victim of Gun Violence
April 9, 2020
The 32-year-old son of Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) was one of four victims who were shot on Sunday around 4:00pm in the 8900 block of Hobart Avenue in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
30 Winners of $1.2 Million in Edison Scholars Program Announced by Edison International
April 9, 2020
Thirty high school seniors in Southern California Edison’s service area have been named 2020 Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships by Edison International to pursue science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies.  ... read more »
L.A. County Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby Hosts Coronavirus Q&A on Instagram Live
April 9, 2020
During that chat, he also formally announced the launch of a new program that will allow first responders in L.A. County to virtually correspond with healthcare providers and receive real-time advice on how a patient with mild symptoms of COVID-19 can treat at home. Referred to as the Telemedicine Program, the video-conferencing tool is being used to minimize exposure and alleviate the volume of responses to those with mild symptoms while providing at-home solutions for care and recovery. ... read more »
Keeping Good Mental Health During COVID-19 Health Crisis
April 9, 2020
Anabel Basulto, a licensed marriage and family therapist with Kaiser Permanente Southern California, says paying attention to your mental health during these challenging times is just as important as keeping good physical health. ... read more »
New COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site in South L.A.
April 9, 2020
CDU is also slated to begin analyzing demographic data to determine the novel coronavirus’ effect on diverse communities across Los Angeles County. ... read more »
“Care First, Jails Last” for a Healthier, Safer Los Angeles County
April 9, 2020
Far too many people cycle in and out of jail instead of getting the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives ... read more »
Back to Love, Family and Safety — The Old-Fashioned Way
April 9, 2020
Brown is now a commissioner on the California Commission on Aging. She also serves on Gov. Newsom’s Master Plan for the Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee. Brown says each person in her group, which includes several local ministers, calls at least five elderly people every day to check on them. ... read more »
Assemblymember Gipson Hosts Tele-Townhall To Discuss COVID-19 Concerns
April 9, 2020
Assembly Democratic Caucus Chair and 64th District Assemblymember Mike Gipson hosted a tele-townhall for stakeholders and constituents to discuss the growing concerns of the Coronavirus outbreak. On the call, he was joined by Dr. Sheila Young of Charles Drew University and other guests from the Governor’s office and healthcare community to discuss what the state is doing to help California residents as well as share available resources within the 64th district.   ... read more »
L.A. Public Officials Report that African Americans have a higher rate in COVID-19 related deaths
April 7, 2020
Tuesday, April 7. L.A. Public Officials deliver latest news surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The solutions to handle the outbreak change daily, as the virus grows to unprecedented numbers and affect all L.A. inhabitants. New data reflects the number of COVID-19 fatalities by ethnicity. The L.A. Public Health Department shared statistical evidence that African Americans have a higher COVID-19 death rate than any other race. ... read more »
L.A. County Officials Face Concerns of Hospital Availability as L.A. Prepares for Surge in Positive COVID-19 Cases
April 6, 2020
Monday, April 6. L.A. County officials provided an update surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic. Chairwoman of the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, Kathryn Barger ensured that the county is “working around the clock” to increase coronavirus testing capacity; ... read more »
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