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WATCH: Compton Mayor Aja Brown speaks at the ‘ByeCOVID’ Juneteenth free testing event
June 27, 2020
Compton Mayor Aja Brown, Originals Nation and Trap Heals founder Damon Turner all partnered together to host “ByeCOVID,” a local initiative event where they provided free COVID-19 testing to Compton residents along with care packages to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The event serviced over 1,000 people who registered or pre-registered. It was great vibes of live music, food, art, and a group of ambitious volunteers to serve the community. There couldn’t have been a more innovative way to host this event. ... read more / watch video »
‘ByeCOVID’ Juneteenth Event Helps Compton Residents Get Tested
June 25, 2020
Compton Mayor Aja Brown, Originals Nation and Trap Heels founder Damon Turner all partnered together to host “ByeCOVID,” a local initiative event where they provided free COVID-19 testing to Compton residents along with care packages to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The event serviced over 1,000 people who registered or pre-registered. It was great vibes of live music, food, art, and a group of ambitious volunteers to serve the community. There couldn’t have been a more innovative way to host this event. ... read more »
20 Years After Disbanding its Police Department, Compton Leaders and Residents Fed Up with Sheriff’s Take to the Streets
June 18, 2020
At the time, the $12.3-million contract with the city of Compton was the most expensive among the 41 cities patrolled by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. Led by then-Mayor Omar Bradley, the five-member City council voted 4-to-1 in July 2000 to disband the Compton Police Department in hopes of getting a handle on the high homicide rate that had gripped the city and kept residents indoors in fear of their lives. ... read more »
SCAQMD Seeks Community’s Help in Fight for Clean Air
January 30, 2020
More than 50 years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for civil rights for all people.  Today, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is fighting for air equality.  ... read more / view gallery »
Compton Hosts Historical Know Your Rights Legal Forum
December 12, 2019
On Saturday, Dec. 7, the City of Compton hosted a historical Know Your Rights Legal Forum at the Douglas Dollarhide Community Center featuring Compton Mayor Aja Brown, The Cochran Firm’s managing partner attorney Brian Dunn, civil rights attorney and O.J. Simpson defense attorney Carl Douglas and his partner Jamon Hicks along with Ivie, McNeil and Wyatt immigration attorney Margarette Mow. The two-hour-long panel was moderated by Compton City Attorney Damon M. Brown and featured the dos and don’ts of interacting with the police and immigration officers.  The forum is first of several criminal justice reform discussions the City of Compton plans to host to empower its residents. ... read more »
Biddy Mason Celebration Honors FAME Founder and Today’s Millennials
July 31, 2019
Several enterprising young people will be recognized at the 5th Annual “A Call for Boldness Biddy Mason Unsung Shero Legacy Celebration.” The event is set for Saturday, ... read more »
Compton Mayor Aja Brown Withdraws from Congressional Run
April 5, 2018
“Today, I am announcing that I am withdrawing my candidacy to represent the 44th Congressional District. ... read more »
Compton Mayor Aja Brown Announces Run for Congress 
March 8, 2018
Compton Mayor Aja Brown announced Thursday that she is a Democratic candidate for Congress in California’s 44th District.  ... read more »
Disney Film ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Comes to Compton 
March 8, 2018
Magic, adventure, and excitement filled the air last week at Dollarhide Community Center where over 300 local middle school students arrived to watch a private screening of the new Disney film, “A Wrinkle in Time.”  ... read more »
Master P, Romeo, Baron Davis Spread Holiday Cheer in Compton As Part of Mayor’s 5th Annual Toy Giveaway
December 21, 2017
Compton Mayor Aja Brown and Councilwoman Emma Sharif along with a host of celebrities brought Christmas to Compton. ... read more »
Compton Mayor’s Statement on Charges Filed 
October 12, 2017
Against Four Suspects in 2016 Shooting Death of One-Year-Old  ... read more »
Compton Mayor’s Statement on Charges Filed Against Four Suspects in 2016 Shooting Death of One-Year-Old
October 5, 2017
The following statement is from Compton Mayor Aja Brown on the announcement of criminal charges being filed against four suspects in the 2016 shooting death of one-year-old Autumn Johnson ... read more »
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