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CDPH, Community Groups Wrap Kids’ COVID Wellness in Fun Outdoor Events
June 16, 2022
As of June 9, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported 1.4 million cases of COVID-19 among youth aged 5-17, which accounted for 15.5% of all cases in the state. There have been 46 deaths among children in this age group. For children below five years old, 293,607 confirmed cases have been reported and 25 deaths. ... read more »
Shared Harvest Fund will celebrate Juneteenth by hosting a free festival offering free COVID-19 Vaccinations
June 15, 2022
To celebrate Juneteenth, non-profit Shared Harvest Fund/myCovidmd will host, ‘Sounds of Goodness,’ a festival to inspire the community to come out and get vaccinated. The event will take place on June 18 at Norman O. Houston Park in Los Angeles from 10am-5pm. ... read more »
It’s Time for a Drug Deaths Prevention Governance Board
June 9, 2022
108,000 dead Americans. One hundred and eight thousand. It looks like a COVID-19 tally.  But it isn’t. That’s how many men, women and children died from drugs last year in the United States, per the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control. This marks a 15% jump from 2020’s already-too-high body count, and represents the first time deaths have eclipsed six figures in a calendar year. ... read more »
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Five Ways to Support Your Child’s Mental Health
June 8, 2022
During the recent virtual town hall titled “Mental Wealth: COVID’s Impact on Mental Health in the Black Community,” a panel of trusted doctors discussed insights into how parents and caregivers can support their children’s mental health during the pandemic and beyond. ... read more »
Zimbabwean Pastors Dabble in Brewing and Mining to Survive
June 1, 2022
In Zimbabwe, city pastors may fare well while rural ministers live on the periphery of poverty. ... read more »
Stay Well Inglewood and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Host COVID Vaccine Event  
May 12, 2022
On April 28th, Stay Well Inglewood partnered with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc to host a health fair and vaccine event in Los Angeles.   ... read more »
Gov’t Agencies Say They Want More Black Californians to Access Jobs, Training
May 5, 2022
Last week, the California Labor & Workforce Development Agency, San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board, and the Riverside County Workforce Development Board held a summit at the March Field Air Museum in Riverside to discuss persistent employment and labor challenges. ... read more »
Maxine Waters Misses Anniversary Due to COVID
May 5, 2022
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, who played a critical part in quelling the emotions during the 1992 L.A. uprising, was unable to participate in the city’s 30th anniversary programs.  Just prior to the festivities, Waters tested positive for COVID-19 and still remains in quarantine.   ... read more »
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Loophole, Lack of Transparency Allows California Communities of Color to be Exploited as Part of Federal Drug Program
April 14, 2022
Health disparities and unequal access to health care afflicted marginalized and vulnerable Los Angeles communities long before the onset of COVID-19. ... read more »
SoCalGas Donates $525K to Help Restaurants Survive COVID-Driven Downturn
April 14, 2022
SoCalGas announced today it has made a second $525,000 donation to the California Restaurant Foundation's Restaurants Care Resilience Fund, which is designed to aid small eateries impacted economically by the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
Faith Leaders Ponder Whether to Continue Mask Requirements After Mandate Ends
April 13, 2022
Faith leaders across the state are pondering whether to continue requiring their congregants to wear masks, after California dropped its COVID-19 mask mandates last month. ... read more »
WHO Africa’s First Woman Leader Helps Continent Fight COVID 
March 31, 2022
People stand when Dr. Matshidiso Moeti enters a room at the World Health Organization's Africa headquarters in the Republic of Congo and they listen intently to what she says.  ... read more »
Debt Relief Mindfully
March 24, 2022
With COVID-19 in affect for over two years, health professionals have been put to extraordinary tests. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kyndahl Carter
March 24, 2022
For West Los Angeles College runner Kyndahl Carter, competing in track and field and going to school goes hand in hand. ... read more »
Nursing Home Worker Poll: Half Say They Are Likely to Leave Their Jobs in the Next 12 Months.
March 17, 2022
SEIU 2015, the Nation’s Largest Long-Term Care Union, Releases Data Days after President Biden Outlines Industry Crisis in State of the Union Address. ... read more »

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