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WATCH: Pasadena’s Councilmember John J. Kennedy Encourages Community to Participate in the 2020 Census
May 6, 2020
Pasadena’s District 3 Councilmember John J. Kennedy encourages all Pasadena residents to do their part and participate in the 2020 Census. ... read more »
Activist Group Sues LA County and Sheriff Over Jail Conditions Due to COVID-19
April 24, 2020
Los Angeles, CA – The JusticeLA Covid-19 Response Team, a diverse team of more than 40 local and statewide organizations have filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County and the Sheriff over jail conditions due to COVID-19. ... read more »
Congress Must Include African American Independent Professionals In COVID-19 Recovery
April 22, 2020
Gig Economy Professionals Help Make Your Districts Thrive!   The term “gig” has its modern origins in music.  Jazz musicians in the early 20th century used to refer to any job that paid money as a “gig”.  ... read more »
BREAKING NEWS: Fire Breaks Out at Historic Vision Theatre in Leimert Park
April 21, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire damaged an art deco theater under renovation in the Leimert Park area of Los Angeles before dawn Tuesday, the Fire Department said. ... read more »
Council President Emeritus Wesson Calls on Secretary Padilla to Increase Voting Centers In Response to Working Group Recommendations
April 21, 2020
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson has called on California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to reject the Secretary’s COVID-19 November Elections Working Group’s recommendation to waive state legal requirements for in-person voting and replace them with an alternative plan of establishing in-person voting “goals,” which would give local officials discretion to establish their own in-person voting standards. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass Answers the $1200 question, Where’s My Check?
April 20, 2020
In a letter to her district and to all of America. The California Congresswoman and Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus the Honorable Karen Bass issued this statement: “This week, about 60 million Americans received a $1,200 bank deposit as mandated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that Congress passed at the end of last month. ... read more »
Councilman Jawane Hilton Fights To Bring Covid-19 Testing To Carson
April 17, 2020
Carson, CA. – While the stay at home order is in place the need for testing sites closer to homes and residents is a priority.  That is the very reason that Councilman Jawane Hilton is fighting so desperately to bring a testing facility to the residents of Carson. ... read more »
Assemblymembers Ask Governor Newsom to Establish New State Economic Assistance Fund for Undocumented Californians
April 16, 2020
LOS ANGELES, California – Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Huntington Park/South Los Angeles), along with 22 members of the State Assembly, have written a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom citing economic impacts suffered by undocumented residents of the state caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. ... read more »
LA Councilmember Marqueece-Harris Dawson Partners with Lyft to Help Thousands of Seniors Receive Free Healthy Meals from Local Restaurants
April 16, 2020
LOS ANGELES – City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson’s Office is partnering with Lyft to expand an emergency program providing free healthy meals to thousands of local seniors during this COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
Black Los Angeles Makes Demands in Light of COVID-19 and Rates of Black Death
April 16, 2020
In response to community pressure, last week, Los Angeles County released initial racial data on who is contracting and dying from COVID-19. The rate of Black death is twice the Black population share. Black people constitute 9% of the population, but 17% of the County’s COVID-19 deaths. While trillions of dollars are being spent on the crisis and there is no shortage of local, state, and federal initiatives, resources are not being directed to meet the particular needs of the Black community. The disproportionate and deadly impact of COVID-19 on the Black community magnifies what we have known, that “underlying conditions” result from an enduring system of racial apartheid and oppression. ... read more »
ALERT: Low Income Housing Available
April 15, 2020
Los Angeles – Florence Mills Apartments will have 74 residential units, approximately 5,000 square feet of retail, and one level of subterranean parking containing 75 parking spaces. ... read more »
Ramped-Up Coronavirus Testing Key to Reopening California
April 15, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to eventually ease stay-at-home restrictions across California depends on widespread coronavirus testing that is still ramping up across the state and has been hampered by supply shortages, ... read more »
April 14, 2020
Los Angeles -88th Street Temple Church Of God In Christ (COGIC) is identified as an emergency food distribution site to serve residents who are in need of fresh food in South L. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Provides Financial Relief during COVID-19 with Debit Cards through the City’s Angeleno Fund
April 14, 2020
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Low-income residents of Los Angeles and those with incomes negatively impacted by  ... will soon have another opportunity for financial relief through the city’s Angeleno Fund. ... read more »
Ahead of Mayor’s Mandate to Wear Masks in Public, L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson Offers Free Masks for Residents
April 10, 2020
“Providing masks for our neighbors will help stop the spread of COVID-19,” Wesson. “We have a responsibility to care for and protect our neighbors and that’s even more true now. We also have to provide whatever assistance we can during this crisis recognizing that everyone can’t afford masks or doesn’t have access to them.” ... read more »

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