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Fund For Guaranteed Income’s Compton Pledge Initiative Selected as La2050 Finalist
June 24, 2021
The My LA2050 Grants Challenge has recognized the Compton Pledge as one of the top ideas to transform LA. The Compton Pledge is thrilled to be one of 5 nonprofit finalists in the category CREATE: foster entrepreneurship, cultural diversity, and inclusivity. The LA2050 Grant challenge is sponsored by philanthropic partners such as the Goldhirsh Foundation and Annenberg Foundation. ... read more »
Emma Sharif Elected Mayor of Compton
June 3, 2021
In a runoff election held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Councilwoman Emma Sharif was elected Mayor of the City of Compton.  Sharif who defeated newcomer Christian Reynaga by almost 10% of the vote is replacing Mayor Aja Brown who after 8 years decided not to seek re-election. ... read more »
COMPTON MAYOR AJA BROWN NOT RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION
January 25, 2021
The Los Angeles Sentinel has confirmed that Mayor Aja Brown did not file papers to run for re election. With no incumbent running the filing date is extended for 5 more days. More Information to follow. Stay tuned for up to date news. ... read more »
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Yasiel Puig’s Wildhorse Horse Children’s Foundation partners with the Mayor of Compton, Aja Brown to feed over 300 families in Community Food Distribution
July 9, 2020
MLB player Yasiel Puig’s Wildhorse Children’s Foundation partnered with the Mayor of Compton, Aja Brown to host the Compton Food Distribution at Gonzales Park. Families in the community needed resources in these trying times. Puig, and Mayor Brown did an outstanding job of calling out businesses to ban together and help people with goods. ... read more »
Mayor Aja Brown Endorses Mike Bloomberg for President, Hosts Presidential Rally in City of Compton
February 6, 2020
Compton Mayor Aja Brown and city Councilmembers Emma Shariff, Tana McCoy and Michelle Chambers all sign on to support Mike Bloomberg for president in 2020 elections. ... read more »
Compton Salute to Marie Hollis Attracts Hundreds
October 17, 2019
At a recognition program on Oct. 11, nearly 300 people came out salute her love and commitment to the city and celebrate her retirement as head of Concerned Citizens after 19 years of service. The crowd included elected officials, faith leaders, business executives and residents of the community. ... read more »
United State of Women Summit Shines Spotlight on Black Women 
May 10, 2018
The United States of Women is an initiative started under the Obama Administration which is designed for any woman who sees the need for a different America for all women to survive and thrive — and wants to work collectively to achieve it.  ... read more »
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Compton Mayor Aja Brown Withdraws from Congressional Run
April 5, 2018
“Today, I am announcing that I am withdrawing my candidacy to represent the 44th Congressional District. ... read more »
Ava DuVernay hosts screening of “A Wrinkle in Time” for Compton youth titled, “A Wrinkle in Compton”
March 28, 2018
Magic, adventure, and excitement filled the air at Dollarhide Community Center where over 300 local middle school students arrived to watch a private screening of the new Disney film, “A Wrinkle in Time.” The event titled "A Wrinkle in Compton," was held in the City of Compton and hosted by the city’s very own Mayor Aja Brown and the film’s award-winning director Ava DuVernay. ... read more / watch video »
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor
March 1, 2018
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor ... read more »
Compton Mayor Aja Brown Stands Strong on Election Night  
April 19, 2017
The City of Compton election results will not be finalized until April 27. There are approximately 1,713 ballots that still need to be counted. These votes include provisional ballots, vote by mail and ballot drop offs. ... read more »
Mayor Aja Brown and YGs 4Hundred Waze Foundation Host Inaugural Compton Fun Fridays for Local Youth
March 22, 2017
Compton Mayor Aja Brown along with rapper YG’s 4Hundred Waze Foundation hosted the first Compton Fun Fridays for local youth on Fri. Mar. 17 at the Dollarhide Community Center.  ... read more »
NBA’s Baron Davis Created the Black Santa Company
December 21, 2016
The brand does more than sell apparel, but encourages the importance of diversity and creativity. ... read more »
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