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New Year Resolution – Save Energy and Conserve Water
January 20, 2022
As part of your new year’s resolutions, make a pledge to promote better energy efficiency and water conservation in your homes and workplaces. ... read more »
Best Wishes for a Happy New Year in 2022
December 30, 2021
L.A.’s community, political and faith leaders share best wishes and words of advice on ways to have a happy new year in 2022. ... read more »
Black Lines Matter: The Fight Over Redistricting Lines in Los Angeles
October 28, 2021
: Council Districts (CDs) 8, 9 and 10 saw minimal changes in the final draft map to be submitted to the Los Angeles City Council by the Redistricting Commission. The adopted draft map, which passed by a 15-6 vote, featured adjustments to the three CDs with the city’s highest numbers of voting age African Americans. Most notably, Exposition Park is now located in CD 8. ... read more »
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Redistricting Commission Adopts Draft Maps of L.A. Council Districts
October 4, 2021
After multiple public hearings and several special meetings, the Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission adopted the first set of draft maps reflecting new boundaries for L.A. council districts (CDs). ... read more »
Residents Proclaim Community Pride at Redistricting Public Hearings
September 16, 2021
“Keep communities together” was repeatedly expressed by residents during the last two public hearings hosted by the Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission. ... read more »
2020 Census Reveals 2.9% Increase in L.A.’s Black Population
August 26, 2021
The statistics were disclosed at a special meeting of the L.A. City Council Redistricting Commission on August 19. The commission is charged with using census data to recommend a redistricting plan that outlines the boundaries of council districts (CDs) and each area should be largely equal in population. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sparks named CHARISSE BREMOND WEAVER President and CEO, Brotherhood Crusade 2021 Woman of the Year
August 19, 2021
Natalie White, Interim President & COO, Los Angeles Sparks said, “Charisse is someone who leads by example, a true pioneer for the community of Los Angeles and we are so proud to honor her as our #WeAREWOMEN, 2021 Woman of the Year. She inspires us all to continue to be helpful, be hopeful and to be a servant to all youth and families.” ... read more / view gallery »
Redistricting Commissioners Seek Input from African American Community
August 19, 2021
Redistricting will bring changes to South Los Angeles, an area where many African Americans reside, and the adjustment could affect the collective power of the Black community. ... read more »
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THE ALLIANCE – THE 11 PRO SPORTS TEAMS IN GREATER LA UNITED AS ALLIES FOR COMMUNITIES OF COLOR – IS HOLDING A UNITY MARCH & DIALOGUE ON JULY 18
July 8, 2021
In an event that will bring together youth, community members, representatives from the 11 pro sports organizations of greater Los Angeles, LAPD officers and civic leaders, the public is welcomed to the student-led The Alliance Unity March & Dialogue to emphasize Los Angeles is united against racism. The event is July 18th and begins at 10am. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade to Receive $15,000 Donation from Community Builders Group
May 13, 2021
Pasadena-based Community Builders Group (CBG) announced that its non-profit organization, the SeaFlo Foundation, awarded Brotherhood Crusade a $15,000 donation to assist with its ongoing efforts in the community. The unrestricted donation comes at an important time for Brotherhood Crusade as it balances community efforts around COVID-19, vaccine education, its sports programs and as children return to school. ... read more »
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 »
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 »
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