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Amid the Epidemic of Police Shootings and Racialized Violence Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Hosts Leadership Dialogue
September 10, 2020
In response to an increase in shootings of unarmed Black men and women, including the recent shooting of Dijon Kizzee in South Los Angeles, and subsequent protests against the racialized violence endured at the hands of law enforcement towards communities of color, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, in collaboration with the Institute for Nonviolence in Los Angeles (INLV), led a leadership level virtual dialogue on Racism, Policing, the Pandemic + Beyond. ... read more »
Mothers In Action’s Back-to-School Festival Continues to Help During Uncertain Times
August 13, 2020
Despite the difficulties of COVID-19, the organization is still dedicated to helping youth meet their educational needs. ... read more »
State Sen. Holly Mitchell, MLK CEO Joined Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies Workshop for Deep Dive Discussion on Birth Inequities in Los Angeles
July 29, 2020
The Honorable Holly J. Mitchell delivered opening remarks and discussed SB 464, the California Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act. Mitchell shared how she authored the bill and shepherded its passage. She also shared her vision for respectful, equitable maternity care especially for Black mothers, and her steadfast support and call to action for perinatal care providers. ... read more »
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COVID-19 Facts Update
June 25, 2020
While large gatherings still are not recommended from a public health perspective, Murthy advised that if individuals find themselves in such a situation, they should follow established safety measures to avoid a COVID-19 infection: wearing a mask, frequent hand hygiene and maintaining physical distance from others.  ... read more »
Access Care When Needed
May 21, 2020
Six of Los Angeles County’s largest nonprofit health systems with hospitals, clinics and care facilities across the region have come together united in a mission to encourage community members to put health first and access care when needed. ... read more »
COVID-19 Update from Cedars-Sinai President and CEO
March 26, 2020
Cedars-Sinai is fully prepared to take care of all its patients during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, says Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO. In a three-minute video address to the community and staff members, Priselac discusses Cedars-Sinai's important role in the current health crisis.  ... read more »
Ray Charles Foundation Establishes Neurosurgery Scholarship
December 19, 2019
The scholarship program will accept one or two MD or PhD students to participate in the program every year. ... read more »
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
October 24, 2019
West Coast’s largest family festival attracts thousands from L.A. area and beyond ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University Launches Plans for Independent Four-Year Medical Education Program and Community Health Worker Academy With $1.3 Million in Grants From Cedars-Sinai
July 18, 2019
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science has received two grants from Cedars-Sinai to help the South Los Angeles medical and health professions university address physician and other health professional shortages, as well as health disparities in chronically underserved communities.  ... read more »
Lawyer Says LA County Should Pay $35 Million to Former Inmate
March 8, 2019
Libman disagreed and said one of the deputies on watch when Shabsis used his fingers to gouge out his eyes -- leaving him permanently blinded -- admitted he was trained only to look for visible signs of distress. As a result, when Shabsis screamed for help when he suffered a broken hip in jail prior to the Jan. 1, 2014, mid-afternoon self-mutilation, he was left lying nude on his cell floor without the immediate aid he needed, Libman said. ... read more »
Hypertension Study Based in African American Barbershops Honored
March 7, 2019
The clinical research forum names study led by the late Ronald G. Victor, MD, one of the year’s top clinical research achievements. ... read more »
New Data Show Barbershop Blood Pressure Checks Remain Highly Effective
December 20, 2018
12-month follow-up research continues to show improvement in lowering hypertension ... read more »
Festivalgoers ‘Felt the Love’ at the 13th Annual Taste of Soul 
October 25, 2018
Saturday, October 20, marked 13 years of the largest street festival in Southern California and the Taste of Soul (TOS) nation still hasn’t come down from the festival high! ... read more »
Behind the Taste of Soul: Meet the Chairs, Co-Chairs, Sponsors & Partners Who Continue to Make the Taste of Soul Family a Success 
October 18, 2018
For 12 years in a row, Taste of Soul has continued to provide all things soulful and be an economic driver in the Black community because of the chairs, co-chairs, partners and sponsors who support the event and its mission.      ... read more »
2018 Jazz at Drew Music Festival Brings ‘Great Music with A Greater Mission’ Back to South Los Angeles
October 11, 2018
After 7, The S.O.S Band, Miki Howard and more headlined annual fundraiser that has displayed jazz and R&B in a range of styles for over two decades. ... read more »
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