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Hall, Community Leaders Call on Governor Brown to Sign Equal Pay Legislation into Law
September 28, 2016
Despite being the most diverse and prosperous state in the nation, many California workers continue to suffer from a chronic racial and ethnic wage gap. ... read more »
CBC Members Push Justice Department to Investigate Police Shooting Unarmed Blacks
September 28, 2016
the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held a news conference calling for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate, indict and even prosecute law enforcement officers, who intentionally kill innocent and unarmed Blacks. ... read more »
California Bill of Rights
September 22, 2016
Secretary of State Padilla Releases Voter Bill of Rights Video SACRAMENTO –  Secretary of State Alex Padilla released a new video to remind Californians of their voting rights. ... read more / watch video »
Harris Reaches Out to Faith Leaders as Election Nears
September 22, 2016
Harris invited L.A. faith leaders to an intimate breakfast Sept. 15 to discuss a range of issues affecting the state and nation, ... read more »
Rep. Charles Rangel Reflects on Stellar Political Career
September 21, 2016
Charles B. Rangel, the celebrated dean of New York’s congressional delegation currently serving as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, has always been one who stepped to the front of the line on behalf of his fellow Americans. ... read more »
Obama urges African-American voters to protect his legacy
September 21, 2016
President Barack Obama said Saturday night he will take it as a ``personal insult'' if the African-American community fails to turn out for the presidential election and encouraged black voters to support Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. ... read more »
Pro Child, Pro Family, Pro Choice: Experts Fight to Bring Hyde Amendment Era to an End  
September 21, 2016
After 40 years of women of color primarily being affected by the decision to remove abortion from Medicaid, new polling data shows “battleground” voters are in 76 percent agreement that the Hyde Amendment needs to be overturned. ... read more »
Federal Courts Blunt Voter Suppression Efforts in Five States
September 14, 2016
In the span of thirty days, federal judges have scuttled voter suppression laws in several states, giving voting rights advocates a few, much-needed victories ... read more »
Congresswoman Hahn Renews Call for End to Dodgers Blackout
September 14, 2016
Congresswoman Janice Hahn sent letters to each of the major carriers involved in an ongoing dispute over airing Dodgers baseball games on television in the Los Angeles area ... read more »
Wesson Calls on Humanity of Voters to Pass Proposition HHH
September 14, 2016
Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. joined Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilmembers Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Jose Huizar Monday to urge the passage of Proposition HHH. ... read more »
Harris-Dawson, LADWP Break Ground on 99th Street Water Treatment Plant
September 14, 2016
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson led a groundbreaking ceremony September 8 to mark the beginning of construction of a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) drinking water treatment facility in South LA. ... read more »
Governor Brown signs Mitchell bill allowing contraceptives for prison inmates on request
September 14, 2016
State prison inmates will soon have the right to request and obtain contraceptives ... read more »
A New Humanism for the 21st Century
September 14, 2016
The leadership in UNESCO is essential in representing coordinated efforts worldwide to seek peace. ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters Congratulates Metro upon Receipt of $10.5 Million Federal Grant for New Buses in the South Bay
September 14, 2016
Congresswoman Maxine Waters congratulated Metro for receiving a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the purchase of new buses ... read more »
Hundreds of Local Children Join Councilman Curren D. Price, Jr. to Unveil New, State-of-the-Art Synthetic Soccer Field at Trinity Park   
September 7, 2016
Councilman Curren D. Price, Jr., the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks and hundreds of wide-eyed, smiling youth from South LA gathered Sept. 1 to be among the first to use a brand new, state-of-the-art synthetic field at Trinity Park. ... read more »
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