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Non-Profit Organizations Discuss Budget Plan that Address Highly Impacted Communities: Making Los Angeles Whole
March 18, 2021
The voice of South L.A. was amplified by community leaders on March 10, at the “Making Los Angeles Whole” round table discussion. They spoke candidly about the means of a financial arrangement for the anticipated $1 billion dollars coming from federal assistance. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Sets Date for 54th Assembly District Special Election
March 18, 2021
Heather Hutt said she made the decision to run for the Assembly instead of joining her former boss in Washington, D.C., out of a life-long love for her community and a dedication to serving and uplifting those in need.  “I grew up here, in Leimert Park. This is my neighborhood. Being in this community, I understand what’s important, what leadership looks like and what the changes and challenges are. When you love where you are and you love your community, you want to share that love in your work as well as in your personal life,” she said.  ... read more »
What would Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. say about the State of America if he were alive today?
January 14, 2021
Dr. King’s belief in non-violence as a moral and political basis for achieving the “Dream” he envisioned did not include a passive or patient acceptance of a lower place in society. He knew this would be a multi-generational quest for our freedom, and prophetically told us that we would eventually get to the mountain top even if he were unable to be there with us. ... read more »
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BlackLine and members of its executive team donate to the Brotherhood Crusade
December 17, 2020
Generous donation to help create 1,000+ internships for local community; BlackLine also to provide technology-focused internships ... read more »
Youth March at USC Calls for Justice
July 2, 2020
Evan, a USC student, when asked about the message behind the ‘Defund The Police’ slogan, said “the idea of the slogan, ‘Defund LAPD’ or ‘Defund the Police’ is stemming from a call to divest and to reinvest into the communities that are suffering from a lack of education programs, housing programs, along with the environmental crisis that has been going on across our nation. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Promotes Energy and Water Conservation Through LADWP Partnership
July 2, 2020
To support the grant, Brotherhood Crusade established Youth and Environmental Ambassadors that will work to inform their peers and residents about public health issues and topics on conservation ... read more »
JPMorgan Chase teams with Brotherhood Crusade to develop new workforce skills in response to pandemic
June 11, 2020
JPMorgan Chase has made a $160,000 commitment to the Brotherhood Crusade’s COVID-19 community relief efforts in response to the increasing economic disparities in South Los Angeles caused by the pandemic. The firm’s investment will focus on new workforce skills development and training. The funds will help the Brotherhood Crusade to deliver coaching, training and career transition to support disconnected youth, and underemployed and unemployed families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis across South Los Angeles.   ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Celebrates 38 African American Young Men Heading off to College from Boys and Young Men of Color Program
May 28, 2020
The Brotherhood Crusade is proud to congratulate 38 student graduates on a job well done! These youth, who have participated in Brotherhood Crusade's Youth Development programs, will be attending four-year colleges, universities and junior colleges. ... read more »
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The California Wellness Foundation Donates $20,000 Grant to Support Brotherhood Crusade COVID-19 Outreach
May 21, 2020
In response to Brotherhood Crusade’s COVID-19 Community Rapid Response Fund, The California Wellness Foundation donated a $20,000 grant to help Los Angeles community youth, young adults and families during this critical time. ... read more »
Community and Labor Come Together to Host the People’s Assembly
May 7, 2020
COVID-19 has brought America face-to-face with its pervasive inequities. The gaping divide in our education system, healthcare, jobs, criminal justice, technology, transportation, and economy, as well as the lack of a social safety net and voter suppression (due to the COVID-19 crisis), all speak to a broken system. But the most significant and most immediate inequity threatening communities of color came to light as data poured in from major cities all over the country, showing how vulnerable the Black and indigenous communities are due to underlying health conditions brought about by systemic racism. ... read more »
Comerica Donates Funds to Support Brotherhood Crusade COVID-19 Outreach
May 7, 2020
These funds will directly assist with basic living, academic and household needs and assist students while they are away from their schools and the Brotherhood Crusade YouthSource Center. ... read more »
The James Irvine Foundation Donates Funds to Support Brotherhood Crusade COVID-19 Outreach in the Los Angeles Community
April 30, 2020
In response to Brotherhood Crusade's COVID-19 Community Rapid Response Fund designed to mobilize funds and provisions for the most under-served communities that are being adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, The James Irvine Foundation will donate funds to help Los Angeles community youth, young adults and families during this critical time. These funds will directly assist with basic living, academic and household needs and assist students while they are away from their schools and the Brotherhood Crusade YouthSource Center. ... read more »
Community Organizations Are the Other First Responders During COVID-19
April 16, 2020
While businesses around the city, state and nation close their doors and “Shelter in Place,” community-based organizations like Brotherhood Crusade, YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, the Jenesse Center for battered women, ... read more »
Westfield Joins Brotherhood Crusade to Donate Food Vouchers for at Risk Youth in the City of Los Angeles
April 9, 2020
In response to the call, community partner and donor, Westfield will be providing a generous donation for food vouchers. This gift will help Los Angeles community youth, young adults and families during this critical time to assist them with basic living, academic and household needs and assist students while they are away from their schools and the Brotherhood Crusade YouthSource Center. ... read more »
Black Leaders Confront LAPD Chief Moore, demand changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal
January 23, 2020
Group wants changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal ... read more »
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