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LA Stadium Job Information and Resource Fair April 26, 9 A.M. – 1 P.M.
Adjacent to the stadium and performance venue, the project anticipates more than 1.5 million square feet of retail and office space, 1,500 residences, a hotel and more than 20 acres of parks. The long-term plans offer the possibility of developing additional phases over time. ... read more / view event »
Search for Schools Superintendent Still Underway
April 19, 2018
The district has been without a permanent superintendent since September, when Michelle King went on medical leave. King announced in January that she had cancer and would not return to the job. ... read more »
HBCUs Recruit on Westcoast with Basketball Showcase
April 19, 2018
The National College Resources Foundation hosted their first annual Historically Black College and University basketball showcase, allowing local talent to flaunt their skills in front of 21 coaches from HBCUs. ... read more »
Cal Poly Pomona Professor Robin Wilson Honored by Network for Minorities in Mathematical Sciences
April 19, 2018
Robin Wilson is fighting a battle against poverty and lack of opportunity. His weapon is math. The Cal Poly Pomona professor believes “Math literacy can lead to personal and societal change because it can provide or prevent access to education and economic success.” ... read more »
How California’s Energy Efficiency is Helping Communities of Color
April 19, 2018
With over 2 million African Americans living in California, 4.6 percent unemployment accounts for an additional 82,600 people back at work. And a significant part of California’s vibrant economy is the state’s smart energy strategy, which has created hundreds of jobs in recent years. ... read more »
Starbucks to Close 8,000 Stores Nationwide for Racial-Bias Education on May 29
April 19, 2018
Curriculum to be designed by nationally recognized experts and will be available for other companies to use. ... read more »
NAACP Statement on Starbucks and Growing Climate of Racism and Intolerance
April 19, 2018
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization, issued the following statement following the disgraceful arrest of two African American men in a Philadelphia Starbucks. ... read more »
LAHSA Commission Holds First Meeting of Ad Hoc Committee on Black People Experiencing Homelessness
April 19, 2018
According to the 2017 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, 40 percent of people experiencing homelessness across Los Angeles County are Black... ... read more »
Empower Yourself Economically by Becoming an Airbnb Host in South L.A.   
April 19, 2018
Are you a South Los Angeles resident looking to earn extra income? Find out what it takes to share your space and grow your wallet by becoming an Airbnb host! ... read more »
Exposition Park Embraces Everyone In 
April 19, 2018
Hundreds of people in Exposition Park got an up-close look at solutions to homelessness during United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ first-ever Everyone In pop-up community event.  ... read more »
Eric Jerome Dickey’s Creative Influence    
April 19, 2018
New York Times best-selling author, comedian, and actor Eric Jerome Dickey spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper about his new book, Bad Men and Wicked Women.  ... read more »
Harris, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Designating April 11-17, 2018 as Black Maternal Health Week
April 19, 2018
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris and her colleagues introduced a resolution to designate April 11-17, 2018 as Black Maternal Health Week. ... read more »
Reform L.A. Jails Launches Efforts to Gather Signatures for Ballot Measure to Make Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight Commission More than Advisory 
April 19, 2018
Celebrities, activists, the community at large and others move forward with Reforming L.A. County Jails through the ballot ... read more »
The Legacy of Dr. King and the “Bank In” Movement
April 19, 2018
After 50 years, the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lives on through the legacy of Unity Bank and Trust, the current work of OneUnited Bank and all Black banks. We are honored to carry the torch…and recognize the importance of passing the baton from “bank in” to #BankBlack. ... read more »
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