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L.A. County Parks Re-Opens Its Junior Lake Lifeguard Program
April 16, 2021
L.A. Parks and Recreation announced today that its Junior Lake Lifeguard program will re-open this summer. ... read more »
Equal Pay Bill Passed by House but Faces Long Odds in Senate
April 16, 2021
Approved legislation Thursday: help closing the gap b/w wages for men and women in the workplace. ... read more »
Stephanie Wiggins Appointed CEO of L.A. Metro
April 15, 2021
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors gathered to discuss Stephanie Wiggins’ new role as CEO of the company, leading L.A. Metro. ... read more »
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La Create Sp_ce Creates Community Wealth Under One Roof
April 15, 2021
Working as the foundation for many Black-owned businesses is the co-working facility LA Create Sp_ce. Located in Inglewood, California, sits a two-story building with 2,600 square feet of innovation and productivity. Owners Marisa and Terrell Johnson break down the values of LA Create Sp_ce and the significance of creating a supportive environment for people of color and their businesses.   ... read more »
Kedren Health and FAME Sponsor Mobile Vaccination Clinic
April 15, 2021
Vaccinations are in store for the entire South L.A. population if the staff of Kedren Health Center has their way.  The organization vaccinated more than 500 people on April 10 at a mobile clinic stationed at First AME Church of Los Angeles. ... read more / view gallery »
Bruce’s Beach Update: Supervisor Hahn Takes First Steps in Returning Beach Front Land to Descendants of Original Owners
April 15, 2021
The original owners of Bruce’s beach were harassed for owning their land for years, until it was finally seized by the city; Hahn is looking to make a progressive step in the right direction today. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass Hosts Telephone Town Hall to Discuss Tax Benefits Given to Residents from the American Rescue Plan
April 15, 2021
It’s been nearly a month since President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan, which included economic stimulus checks for most American’s and tax benefits for the community. As we continue to forge through the pandemic and economic woes, Congressmember Karen Bass held a call geared towards helping navigate this tax season. ... read more »
Post & Beam – A Taste of Black Excellence 
April 15, 2021
The robust flavors found in their soul food match the warmth given by their staff, Post & Beam has created an ambiance that is authentic to the collective community. ... read more »
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Lineworker Scholarship to Help Increase Diversity in Skilled Trades
April 15, 2021
Edison International launches its first scholarship to increase diversity among SCE’s craft lineworkers, with an initial focus on attracting Black participants. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Donald Penn
April 15, 2021
Donald Penn rose from a local prep athlete to a three-time Pro Bowler with a long career in the NFL. ... read more »
SENATOR MARIA ELENA DURAZO ENDORSES HEATHER HUTT IN AD-54
April 15, 2021
Heather Hutt was born and raised in Los Angeles and has dedicated her life to Democratic activism, public service, and the community. Heather recently served as the first Black U.S. Senate State Director in California’s history, and in her capacity serving Senator Harris, was the principal representative among constituents and elected leaders throughout California. She used her position to stand up for women by bringing together healthcare professionals to discuss implicit bias in health care, especially for women and women of color as well as advocating for DACA recipients and fighting against the Trump Administration’s assault on Dreamers and immigrants. ... read more »
Photo of the Week: Former Calif. State Senator Nate Holden gets COVID-19 Vaccine
April 15, 2021
Nate Holden, former California State Senator and Los Angeles City Councilmember, urges local community members to get the COVID-19 vaccine. ... read more »
Gipson Bill Supports Male Educators of Color AB 520 Diversifies Teaching Workforce
April 15, 2021
Last week, the Assembly Education Committee approved AB 520, authored by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson and sponsored by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, which is designed to help support male educators of color and diversify the teaching workforce. ... read more »
Black Women Making Boss Moves
April 15, 2021
Three black-women radio stations across the country, teamed up to form an Independent Black Media Consortium and recognize local black female trailblazers during Women’s History Month with the #LevelUp campaign. ... read more »
Councilmember Curren Price Cuts Ribbon on Angels Walk Central Avenue
April 15, 2021
New walking path highlights South LA community as the cultural, social and commercial center of Black life in Los Angeles ... read more »
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