Friday, February 3, 2023
Kamlager-Dove Appointed House Committee on Foreign Affairs
February 2, 2023
Representative Sydney Kamlager-Dove (CA-37) has been named to serve on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in the 118th Congress. ... read more »
Hahn Draws Big Coalition of Support for Re-election Bid
February 2, 2023
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn officially launched her re-election campaign for L.A. County Supervisorial District 4 on January 30 and received endorsements of 24 in-district Mayors, state and federal leaders and prominent organizations representing working families. ... read more »
Holden Wants More Rights, Revenue Sharing for College Athletes
January 26, 2023
At a press conference held at the Pasadena Rose Bowl last week, Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 252, called the College Athletic Protection Act. ... read more »
Hutt Tapped to Chair All Women Council Committee
January 26, 2023
Los Angeles City Council is breaking barriers with Council President Paul Krekorian’s recent announcement surrounding new committee assignments. For the first time in history, City Council will have an all-women's committee, with Councilwoman Heather Hutt leading as chair of the Transportation committee. ... read more »
Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman
January 25, 2023
A word from creator, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. I want to thank you all for your support in empowering Black women. My motivation for creating this powerful women’s event has been two-fold; ... read more »
Caution and Equity Are Hallmarks of Gov. Newsom’s First Budget Under Black Director
January 19, 2023
On Tuesday Jan. 10, at a press conference held in Sacramento, Gov. Gavin Newsom presented his first draft of the state’s 2023-2024 budget to the Legislature. ... read more »
Barragán Sworn in as Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus
January 12, 2023
Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) was sworn into the 118th Congress and began her new role as chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. ... read more »
California’s First African American Controller Malia M. Cohen Takes Office
January 11, 2023
Malia M. Cohen was sworn-in as the first Black woman – and first African American -- to serve as California’s State Controller. ... read more »
Biden Renominates Garcetti as New Senate Begins
January 5, 2023
President Joe Biden still wants former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve as his ambassador to India. ... read more »
California Reparations Task Force Convened in Oakland 
December 22, 2022
Members of the California Reparations Task Force met in Oakland for two-days of hearings on December 14-15 to discuss next steps after the release of their interim report in June 2022.   ... read more »
President Biden Must Uphold Promise to Black Labor of Infrastructure Construction Jobs  
December 22, 2022
Coming off a successful midterm, President Joe Biden must follow through on a resolution to Black labor in the New Year.  ... read more »
Mayor Karen Bass Makes History
December 15, 2022
On Sunday, Dec. 12, Karen Bass was sworn in as Los Angeles’ first Black woman and second Black mayor.   ... read more »
Sacramento: Black Caucus Welcomes New Members, Installs Leaders 
December 15, 2022
On Dec. 5, Asssemblymember Dr. Corey Jackson (D-Riverside) was sworn in at the State Capitol on the first day of the 2022-23 Legislative session.  ... read more »
Vice President Harris Tabbed to Swear in Bass as Mayor  
December 8, 2022
Vice President Kamala Harris will administer the oath of office to Los Angeles Mayor-elect Karen Bass during her inauguration ceremony, the White House announced on December 5, 2022.  ... read more »
Black Women Rally Release Report on COVID Impact 
December 8, 2022
Black Women Rally for Action, a health and wellness coalition, marked the grim milestone of 3,000 deaths of black people from COVID-19 complications in Los Angeles County since 2020.    ... read more »

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