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The Future of Health Care in California
August 17, 2017
Experts and health care providers briefed ethnic media about the future of healthcare in California ... read more »
LA Sheriffs Civilian Oversight Committee Holds Town Hall on immigration 
August 10, 2017
Respect for immigrants and protecting public safety by ending deportations were dominant public comment during the L.A. County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission’s town hall meeting on immigration at the UCLA Labor Center on Aug. 7. ... read more »
Mother sues L.A. County and Sheriffs Department in son’s death 
August 3, 2017
The mother of a slain man who suffered from mental illness has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the L.A. Sheriffs Department and City of Los Angeles. ... read more »
The Right to Vote in a Hostile Climate
July 27, 2017
Their talk streamed live from the Advancement Project’s national office on Facebook July 18. ... read more »
College Tuition Boost for Section 8 Renters 
July 27, 2017
The Los Angeles County Community Development Foundation (LACDF) gave $35,000 in scholarships to 33 students in public housing and Section 8 participants on July 20. ... read more »
Has racism and hatred increased since Trump?
July 13, 2017
Since the election of Donald Trump in November, media reports show a spike in incidents of racism and hatred around the country. ... read more »
Compton Enters New Season With Millennial Mayor Aja Brown
July 13, 2017
Mayor Aja Brown’s smile illuminated the Douglas F. Dollar Hide Community Center as she was sworn into office for her second term on Friday, July 7. ... read more »
Time to Decriminalize Drug Use and Possession says new report
July 13, 2017
A new report by the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) says the time is ripe to change drug laws. ... read more »
Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Voices
July 6, 2017
A new report linking reproductive, racial, and criminal justice challenges facing Black women highlights what they stand to lose with a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). ... read more »
Immigration Law Dominates L.A. Sheriffs Civilian Oversight Commission Meeting 
June 29, 2017
The battle over making California a “sanctuary state” for so-called undocumented immigrants dominated the June 22 meeting of the newly formed Los Angeles County Sheriffs Civilian Oversight Commission. ... read more »
Families United 4 Justice
June 22, 2017
He’s particularly eager to develop the toolkit, especially for others yet to come into their unenviable family unexpectedly, he said. ... read more »
Hear My Voice report highlights academic challenges of California’s young men of color 
June 22, 2017
Young men of color face unique social and economic disadvantages that impact and are impacted by their educational access, according to a new report from the Education Trust-West. ... read more »
National Housing Wage
June 15, 2017
Fair market rent for a 1-bedroom is $1,261 a month, and $1,608 for a 2-bedroom, according to the report. ... read more »
Jordan Downs Redevelopment Signals a Renewed Watts 
June 8, 2017
Under the theme, “Watts is Worth It,” city officials, developers, residents, and activists broke ground on the new Jordan Downs public housing development on Monday. ... read more »
Intersection: Dementia, Poverty, Homelessness – Pt. 2 – Poverty 
May 11, 2017
How Three Key Social Ills Combine to Leave Elders with Skilled Care Needs Unmet  ... read more »
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