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L.A. County Kicks Off `United Against Hate Week 2021

  Los Angeles County’s “United Against Hate Week 2021” has launched — a blend of art, social media, and educational resources urging communities to reject hate and bigotry and promote inclusion and understanding. The campaign officially began Sunday and runs through Saturday. “The increase in hate crimes this past year reinforces the need to speak up and take a stand with United Against Hate Week,” Supervisor Holly Mitchell said. “In a county as large and diverse as ours, it is our humanity that holds us together, and there is no reason why we cannot celebrate our differences. “As we know

Blue Shield of California’s Wellvolution Unveils New Features for Type 2 Diabetes Members to Take Control of Their Health

 Personalized Treatment and Fresh Food Delivery Service Among New Health Tools Blue Shield of California is enhancing its popular Wellvolution program by adding two new services that provide personalized care and nutrition support for members living with or at risk for Type 2 diabetes. Wellvolution is a digitally based lifestyle medicine and health platform that can be personalized to each member’s individual health needs and preferences. The platform, including these expanded programs, is available to plan members at no additional cost. The new services include a digital health tool that enables members to engage in shared-decision making with their care


The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade has been providing much needed resources and assistance to the African American community and all people of need and support for over 50 years.   Their mission of self-help and determination has never been more apparent and needed than through their work over the past year in helping the community navigate through this COVID-19 pandemic.

Stephon Clark’s Brother, Sacramento Police Chief Sit Side-By-Side on Panel in D.C.

Organized by the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce (SBCC), the panel discussion drew guests from all over the country. They came to see officials, leaders and activists from California participate in a lively and thoughtful discussion about African American life and well-being in Sacramento. The panelists dove into various ways public safety, mental health and public policy all rub against each other and impact the lives of Blacks in California’s capital city.

Hundreds Enjoy Health and Financial Resources at WACDC FAITH Expo

More than 300+ people converged at the exhibit hall behind West Angeles Cathedral for the Financial Awareness Investing in Total Health (FAITH) Expo on July 14. Sponsored by the West Angeles Community Development Corporation (WACDC), the event connected South L.A. residents with 50 agencies offering financial services, health and fitness information, wealth building strategies, and asset protection products. Also, face-painting, backpack giveaways, and a game truck were available to entertain young people. Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., WACDC chairman emeritus and pastor West Angeles Church of God in Christ, and Dr. Belinda Allen, WACDC executive director, were on hand to