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Scott Reflects on His ‘Incredible Ride’ at Macedonia Baptist
October 16, 2019
It’s been a more than eventful stretch for the Rev. Shane B. Scott, who serves as pastor of the historic Macedonia Baptist Church in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Applauds Tyler Perry for Historic Grand Opening of Tyler Perry Studios
October 10, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) wrote a letter of commendation to Tyler Perry – the first African American to own a major movie studio – following the grand opening of the Tyler Perry Studios, which Congresswoman Waters attended in Atlanta. The 330-acre major motion picture studio is “one of the largest production facilities in the country” and includes “40 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, 12 sound stages, 200 acres of greenspace, and a diverse backlot.” Her letter follows: ... read more »
A-MAN, Inc. STEM Int’l. Science Center Honored Laser Scientist/Prof. Hildreth “Hal” Walker
October 4, 2019
Laser Scientist Professor Hildreth “Hal” Walker was honored in grand style at the Apollo 11’s 50thAnniversary Celebration and Engineering Day& Dinner hosted by A-MAN, Inc. STEM International Science Centerat Holman UMC White Hall. Toni Guinyard, KNBC’s  Los Angeles Reporter was the Mistress of Ceremonies at the Program which included an Engineering lesson to over 200  K- 12, Collegestudents and adults.Brian Monacelli, Ph.D., Optical Engineer for Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) led a discussion on future plans for Moon and Mars exploration and how underserved students can prepare to participate. ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters Announces $4 Million Grant for Noise Mitigation in Inglewood
September 20, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, announced today that the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded a $4,428,903 grant to the City of Inglewood for residential noise mitigation. The grant will provide assistance to an estimated 150 Inglewood residents who are impacted by the noise from planes flying into and out of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  ... read more »
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 »
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