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B of A’s Brown Balances Exec Career with Volunteer Service
December 5, 2019
Managing a reasonable work-life balance appears easier for Caroline Brown than it does for most people. The reason may be because she immensely enjoys her professional career and gains equal fulfillment through her volunteer activities. ... read more »
Women Blessing Women and Grocery Outlet Give Back to Single Mothers during the Holidays
December 5, 2019
The nonprofit organization, Women Blessing Women (WBW) and Grocery Outlet, kicked off the holiday season with its 2nd annual Thanksgiving shopping spree to give a hand up to more single mothers of color in the Los Angeles area. ... read more »
Housing for Vets Built Through Humanity, Politics and Love
December 5, 2019
Groundbreaking ceremony for Casa De Rosas gives former vets and their families a second chance ... read more »
Percy (Master P) Miller and His Family Continue to Celebrate the Community
December 5, 2019
Miller’s Give Back with Love, Food And Fellowship at Thanksgiving—Twenty-one years of giving in Compton. ... read more »
Council President Wesson Stepping Down from Presidency to Focus on County Supervisor Campaign
December 5, 2019
Councilwoman Nury Martinez elected as first Latina Los Angeles City Council president. ... read more »
Wesson Steps Down From City Council Presidency to Focus on Supervisor Campaign
November 29, 2019
Wesson Nominates Councilwoman Nury Martinez to Lead Legislative Body of Nation’s Second Largest City  After a distinguished and accomplished eight years serving as president of the Los Angeles City Council,  ... read more »
Berry Gordy Square Unveiled with Motown Family, Friends, and Fans
November 28, 2019
Legendary music executive Berry Gordy was honored with a square on the corner of Sunset and Argyle, directly under the 6255 Sunset building that once housed his famed Motown Records once it moved from Detroit to Los Angeles. ... read more »
Mothers In Action’s Annual Thanksgiving Feed Brings Holidays To Seniors in L.A.
November 28, 2019
The annual event continues to feed senior citizens throughout the greater Los Angeles area. ... read more »
Bowers Saluted as Central Ave. Business Icon
November 28, 2019
Horace Bowers, Sr. has made a tremendous impression on the historic Central Avenue corridor in South L.A. He and his wife, Alice, purchased a small dry cleaning plant in 1960 and today, they own the whole block. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Barbara Lee and Yvette Clarke Shed Light on Black Migrants Held at the Mexican Border
November 28, 2019
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) and fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus took a trip to the Mexican border to discuss the treatment of Black migrants at the border. Their intentions to spread awareness on the topic turned into devastation as they discovered inhumane living conditions for many Africans and Carribeans seeking asylum. ... read more »
Counting the Countless: Census 2020 and the Impact of Food Insecurity
November 28, 2019
Census 2020 could be the most important and inclusive civic activity our country has ever experienced, covering every person in the United States of America.  Our constitution requires an accurate recording of the nation's population every ten years.  It is a centerpiece of our democracy that must honor its diversity and inclusivity in the process. ... read more »
Wesson Remains Thankful Despite Family’s Personal Heartbreak
November 28, 2019
L.A. Council President shares pain of son’s battle with homelessness and addiction. ... read more »
Transformational Development Builds Community at the Intersection of the 110 and 105 Freeways
November 28, 2019
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, nonprofit Clifford Beers Housing, along with the Annenberg Foundation, The City of Los Angeles, and American Family Housing, held a groundbreaking celebration for Isla Intersections. Isla will provide 53 apartments for individuals who have experienced homelessness, with 10 of these reserved for homeless military veterans. ... read more »
“Gold Chains” unearths the accounts of slavery in California
November 28, 2019
“Gold Chains: The Hidden History of Slavery in California” includes 14 essays, one video and three audio stories that present the experiences of African Americans and Native Californians during the 1800s. ... read more »
Casa De Rosas Groundbreaking Ceremony
November 28, 2019
At a time when the availability of affordable housing is not keeping pace with the need for this precious resource, Ward Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has partnered with Integral Group to transform the historic Casa de Rosas into a campus for formerly homeless single-parent veterans with a child.  ... read more »
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