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Groundbreaking guide offers roadmap to transforming educational outcomes for African American students
February 25, 2021
Los Angeles County’s 80 K-12 districts serve one-third of California’s more than 324,000 Black students. ... read more »
‘Woman in Motion’ – Nichelle Nichols of Star Trek fame defied gravity shaking up TV history and NASA
February 5, 2021
Nichelle Nichols dreamed of being in space … but I’m getting ahead of this story as told in “Woman in Motion” a nod to the name of her company, that she created to add diversity and inclusion to the NASA program. ... read more »
$900 Billion Federal Stimulus: What’s In it, What’s Not, What Remains
January 21, 2021
Although a New Year has begun, many American consumers and small businesses continue to feel a financial hangover from the challenges of 2020. As the global pandemic reveals a still-soaring American infection rate, the nation has also surpassed 350,000 related deaths, added more workers to the ranks of unemployed, and growing debts place millions more in financial crisis.   ... read more »
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Apple launches major new Racial Equity and Justice Initiative projects to challenge systemic racism, advance racial equity nationwide
January 21, 2021
Apple’s REJI commitments aim to expand opportunities for communities of color across the country and to help build the next generation of diverse leaders ... read more »
Senator Bradford Elected Chair of California Legislative Black Caucus
December 30, 2020
Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) has been elected as Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC). The Caucus has had over a 50-year legacy of advocating for transformative legislation on behalf of African Americans and other marginalized people in California. ... read more »
Negative Affects of Virtual Learning: Multiple Factors Hurting the Future Generation
December 17, 2020
COVID-19 has exposed the world to preexisting problems that lived here before a global shutdown. ... read more »
HUD Regional Administrator Announces Designation of NHS’ Center for Sustainable Communities as a HUD Envision Center in Compton
December 17, 2020
HUD brings holistic housing support to help low-income residents be more self-sufficient ... read more »
Kamala Harris is a Guest Star on CJ McCollum’s ReMaking America
November 26, 2020
Prior to becoming vice president elect, Kamala Harris sat down with Portland Trailblazers guard CJ McCollum, Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, and Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris to discuss several hot button issues surrounding social justice. ... read more »
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Urgent Steps Are Necessary to Address Implicit Bias in Early Education
November 19, 2020
The school to prison pipeline starts as early as preschool for our youngest Black learners. ... read more »
National Urban League to Biden and Harris: Prioritize Pandemic Control and Economic Stimulus that Directs Jobs to Struggling Communities
November 19, 2020
In a letter to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial urged them to place top priority on comprehensive economic relief for Americans devastated by the coronavirus epidemic.  ... read more »
Edison International Donation Brings Laptops, Internet Access to Inglewood Schools Navigating COVID-19 Impacts
November 5, 2020
The California BDD Fund seeks to address the digital divide ... read more »
LA County, Metro and the SEED School of Los Angeles Break Ground on Massive Vermont Manchester Development
October 29, 2020
Initial Project is an innovative school that will prepare at-risk youth for college & transportation careers as second phase of development includes affordable apartments, retail stores, and more. ... read more »
Jewish Community Foundation Of Los Angeles Awards $325,000 To Support Racial Equity
October 15, 2020
Seven local organizations are recipients ... read more »
Economy and Race Relations Seen as Growing Concerns Ahead of Election
October 15, 2020
“It is not surprising that voters overall rate the economy as the most important issue impacting their vote for president this year given the fragile state of the U.S. economy and their tendency historically to prioritize it and other issues such as national security and education,” Gallup pollsters observed. ... read more »
LA Council Candidate Yoo Attacks Group That Mobilizes Black Voters
October 12, 2020
Trying to gain traction with her struggling campaign, LA City Council District 10 Candidate Grace Yoo has attacked the major voter registration project that her opponent, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, created to increase the number of Black voters over the last 20 years. ... read more »
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