Assemblymember Mike Gipson

Black-led Conservancy Receives $3M to Purchase 650 Acres of Land

California’s only Black-led conservation group, 40 Acre Conservation League, has been awarded $3 million in funding from the state Wildlife Conservation Board and Sierra Nevada Conservancy to purchase 650 acres of land in Placer County, home to the Northern half of Lake Tahoe.

What You Should Know About California’s New Gun Laws 

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed new legislation enhancing gun safety measures, further solidifying California’s position as a national leader in implementing controls on the use and distribution of firearms.    

Gipson Promotes Mothers in Mourning March

Demonstrating the tragedy of gun violence, Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-65) will hold the Mothers in Mourning March on Saturday, September 9, at 9 a.m., at Jordan High School, 2265 East 103rd St. in Los Angeles. Parents, siblings, or friends who have experienced the death of a loved ones due to armed weapons are invited to attend demonstration and dress in black clothing, said Gipson, to illustrate grief and bereavement. “I believe there is a disease of gun violence that is taking place in my district and taking place far too long,” declared the assembly member. Related Links: https://lasentinel.net/governor-newsom-signs-gipson-bill-to-address-ghost-guns-in-california.html https://lasentinel.net/gipson-unites-with-care-all-peoples-and-doordash-to-deliver-food-to-south-l-a-residents.html “So,

Black History Month: Black Caucus Honors ‘Unsung Heroes’

To mark Black History Month, the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) held a virtual ceremony honoring people with the group’s Unsung Heroes award – people who exemplify selflessness, courage and service, and whose work to lift others often goes unrecognized.

Compton Community Engages Prayer to Fight Crime

An ecumenical and multicultural group of concerned citizens answered the call of the Rev. Dr. Michael J. Fisher to join him in a vigil and rally to beseech God’s guidance in catching the killers of Pastor Reggie Moore as well as erasing the criminal element from the city.

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Presented With $50 Million Check at Ceremony to Support New Medical Degree Program

A special event was held on the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) campus recently to commemorate the recent $50 million allocation from the State of California to the University. The event was highlighted by a check presentation from Watts native Assemblymember Mike Gipson, representative of California’s 64th Assembly District which includes the CDU campus. Dr. David Carlisle, president and CEO of CDU, along with other representatives and students from the university were on hand for the presentation.

$200 Million Ribbon Cuttings at CSU Dominguez Hills Usher in New Era for University

On October 15, 2021, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) hosted four simultaneous ribbon cuttings, three of which were on major capital project buildings totaling more than $200 million. The grand openings marked the biggest transformation of the campus in more than a decade, and the first additions of brand-new academic facilities in more than 20 years.