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L.A. Council Extends Reward for Mikeona Johnson
September 22, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council approved a motion on Sept. 21, to reaffirm and extend the $50,000 reward offer that leads to the apprehension and conviction of those responsible for the death of Mikeona Johnson. ... read more »
Black Councilmembers Show Up Strong for Hutt 
September 8, 2022
Councilmembers Curren Price and Marqueece Harris-Dawson, the only African Americans on the L.A. City Council, supported the motion of Council President Nury Martinez to appoint Heather Hutt as the interim Councilmember representing the 10th District.  ... read more »
Nine Councilmembers Stand Strong in Support of Heather Hutt Appointment 
September 1, 2022
Despite the hundreds of Council District 10 constituents who showed up at the Los Angeles City Council Meeting on Aug. 30 wearing t-shirts with slogans like “Black Women Are Watching,” “Hutt is the Voice & Vote We Need, NOW!” and numerous other slogans, a hand full of councilmembers maneuvered to delay the vote to appoint Heather Hutt as the interim councilmember for CD 10.  ... read more »
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BBA Honors Cooper for 50 Years of Service to Business Community
August 25, 2022
Earl “Skip” Cooper II, who stepped down as president/CEO of the Black Business Association (BBA) after more than 46 years, was honored at a “50 Years of Service Celebration Dinner and Roast” on August 20, at the California Science Center.  ... read more »
Mothers In Action Host 24th Annual Back to School Health Fair 
August 25, 2022
From free backpacks filled with school supplies to nutrition and safety information, Mothers In Action (MIA), the stalwart community group, held its 24th annual Back to School Health Fair on August 13, at Exposition Park.   ... read more »
Wellnest Opens First Housing Development for Young Adults  
July 14, 2022
On July 8, Wellnest celebrated the grand opening of its first permanent supportive housing development, The Nest on Florence. Located at 410 E. Florence Avenue in South Los Angeles, the five-story, 40,848-square-foot building features 51 fully furnished studios and one-bedroom units.  ... read more »
Hundreds Attend 4th Annual South L.A Pride
July 7, 2022
Hundreds attended the 4th annual South LA Pride celebration on July 1, at Norman O. Houston Park in Baldwin Hills. The event united South LA’s LGBTQ community and their allies for a family-friendly “Pride Picnic.” ... read more / view gallery »
Southeast Los Angeles BusinessSource Center Opens in South L.A.
June 1, 2022
New resources are available for small businesses in the Vernon-Central and surrounding South L.A. community, as the Southeast Los Angeles BusinessSource Center celebrated its grand opening on May 31. ... read more »
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City Council Passes Motion on Violence Against Black Women & Girls  
May 25, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a motion on May 24, seeking an equity analysis on violence facing Black women and girls, citing the disproportionate number missing and murdered of Black women and girls in the United States. ... read more »
Councilmember Curren Price Provides $5.5 Million to 100 Organizations Across the New Ninth District and Beyond!
April 21, 2022
Councilmember Curren Price (D-9th District) hosted a press conference to honor different organizations responsible for the growth in the ninth district and surrounding areas in Los Angeles. On Thursday, April 21, Price presented over 100 checks totaling over $5 million to local businesses and organizations that earned the acknowledgment and appreciation.    ... read more »
CITY COUNCIL APPROVES LA’S FIRST PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING PLAN $8.5 million to go to nine LA neighborhoods
December 10, 2021
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a plan from the Civil + Human Rights and Equity Department (LA Civil Rights) to roll out the city’s first participatory budgeting pilot program. The Los Angeles Reforms for Equity and Public Acknowledgement of Institutional Racism, or LA REPAIR, will give nine communities impacted by high rates of poverty, COVID-19, pollution and other factors the decision-making power to allocate more than $8.5 million in city funds.  ... 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 »
City Council Approves Curren Price Motion for $5 Million to Help South LA Recover from Bomb Squad Blast
September 21, 2021
The Los Angeles City Council today passed a motion introduced by Councilman Curren Price to identify $5 million in funding -- some of which would come from the Los Angeles Police Department budget -- to help a South Los Angeles neighborhood recover from a massive explosion set off by an LAPD bomb squad error that injured 17 people and forced many residents from their homes. ... read more »
Councilmember Curren Price Addresses Needs of Neighbors Affected by Botched Fireworks Detonation
July 15, 2021
More than 100 residents came out on July 12 to Trinity Recreation Center for a community forum, hosted by Councilmember Curren Price and the South Central Neighborhood Council, regarding the LAPD Bomb Squad truck explosion that occurred at 27th and San Pedro streets. ... read more »
Councilmember Curren Price Presents A Musical Celebration Honoring 25 Years of the Central Avenue Jazz Festival
December 10, 2020
FREE annual fan favorite event returns virtually Dec. 14-17 and includes performances from Barbara Morrison & The Bu Crew, 2021 2x GRAMMY nominee Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin ... read more »
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