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HBCU in LA Premieres Student Film ‘Uchawi’ with Rep. Maxine Waters in Attendance
August 15, 2019
Last week marked the culmination of the 2019 HBCU in LA program, an 8- to 10-week summer experience during which HBCU students from across the country gain access to coveted opportunities in the entertainment industry through training and internships. As they pursue paid internship positions, they are housed in Los Angeles free of charge, ensuring that they are not barred from participating due to low-income status. HBCU in LA is the signature program of the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP), a recruitment and diversity program that seeks to give students of all backgrounds the tools needed to succeed in the entertainment industry. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Hosts Housing & Homelessness Community Forum in Inglewood
June 25, 2019
More than 800 residents of Inglewood, Lennox, and the surrounding areas gathered at Inglewood High School on Saturday to participate in Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ (CA-43) Housing and Homelessness Community Forum ... read more »
A Tale of Two Graduations
June 20, 2019
“…while the students are demographically different, one can hope that the call to "practice humanity" is one that will be heeded. It is, perhaps a sign of the times, that graduates have to be urged to practice humanity, but so much of our world is inhumane, placing profits over people, that the admonition is appropriate.” ... read more »
Art Comes Alive at St. Elmo Village 50th Anniversary
June 6, 2019
Founded in 1969 by the late Rozzell Sykes, the community center has become a cultural landmark for its enduring promotion of arts education through workshops and cultural events. In recognition of reaching the half-century mark, scores of supporters from throughout the city attended the street festival. ... read more »
Wesson Dedicates Archbishop Carl Bean Square
May 30, 2019
From left, Rev. Elder Leslie Burke, Senior Bishop Zachary Jones, Council President Herb Wesson and Rev. Elder Russell Thornhill celebrate Archbishop Carl Bean Square on May 26 in South L.A.  ... read more »
Rep. Waters Receives the Franklin D. Roosevelt Distinguished Public Service Award
May 30, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, was awarded the 2019 Franklin D. Roosevelt Distinguished Public Service Award by the Roosevelt Institute at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters office in Washington, DC. ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters Leads Delegation to Haiti; Finds Both Inspiration and Evidence of Violence
May 15, 2019
WASHINGTON –Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) led a delegation to Haiti, which included actor, director and activist Danny Glover; journalist Margaret Prescod of Sojourner Truth Radio in Los Angeles; ... read more »
WATCH: Family and Friends Arrive at John Singleton Funeral at Angelus Funeral Home
May 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday. ... read more / watch video »
Don’t Mess with Max: Mnuchin Madness
April 18, 2019
Mnuchin is really above his Peter Principle as Treasury Secretary in any administration but 45’s. And those birds of a feather stick together because they share values and shady self-serving morals. Mr. Mnuchin boldly requested government planes to facilitate his honeymoon, is taking his cues from the man who has turned the Presidency into a profit center, operating government on a “pay-to-play” basis with possibly Russians, Saudis and who knows who else. ... read more »
‘Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman’ A Stellar Success 
March 28, 2019
‘An audience of powerful women celebrating other powerful women’   ... read more »
Rep. Waters Sharply Rebukes the College Admissions Scandal
March 21, 2019
 Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued the following statement after approximately 50 individuals were charged or indicted by federal prosecutors for engaging in widespread criminal fraud to buy students’ way into selective universities: ... read more »
CBCF to Host 10th Annual Avoice Heritage Celebration, Honoring African American Leaders in 116th Congress
February 22, 2019
On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) will host the 10th installment of its official Black History Month program, the AVOICE Heritage Celebration, and will honor the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) chair and the five CBC members who chair House committees in the 116th Congress.  ... read more »
Shirley Chisholm’s Historic Legacy Broke the Glass Ceiling for African American Women in Politics  
February 14, 2019
Today, African American women are leading the country as mayors, senators, congresswomen, state legislatures, and lawmakers. However it was Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, who is known for breaking the glass ceiling for African American women in politics. This Black History Month, the Los Angeles Sentinel looks back on the life of Chisholm and her political leadership.    ... read more »
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. South Los Angeles Chapter
January 25, 2019
During the past sixty (60) years, the South Los Angeles Chapter has continued to be a beacon in the community. The chapter has continued to provide support to community organizations that work closely with at risk children throughout South Los Angeles. ... read more »
SAVE the DATE : March 22 – The Power, Leadership and Influence of the Black Woman
January 22, 2019
For sponsorship information call 323-299-3800. Please enter your information for a chance to win one complimentary admission to the event. ... read more »
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