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The Home Depot Hiring More Than 5,000 in Los Angeles
March 2, 2022
The Home Depot is hiring more than 5,150 part-time and full-time positions in Los Angeles to help with the busy spring season. ... read more »
Calif. Black Women Leaders Talk Politics, Health, Economics and More
February 10, 2022
Hundreds of African American women, professionals from different backgrounds and all corners of the Golden State, came together Jan. 31 to discuss a range of issues important to Black women in California. ... read more »
5 key takeaways from the July jobs report
August 9, 2021
Even in a July jobs report that was nearly universally hailed as a good one, pockets of weakness and concern are still clouding the celebration. ... read more »
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President Biden Seeks to Expand Access to Legal Counsel and Courts for Vulnerable Citizens
June 24, 2021
On his first day in office, they noted that the President issued an executive order establishing a government-wide initiative to put equity at the heart of each agency’s priorities and management plan. ... read more »
Wellnest Receives Highest Rating From Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
May 20, 2021
A three-year CARF accreditation can have a positive ripple effect on Wellnest’s clients, partners, funding agencies, current staff and potential employees. ... 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 »
Council President Wesson Stepping Down from Presidency to Focus on County Supervisor Campaign
December 5, 2019
Councilwoman Nury Martinez elected as first Latina Los Angeles City Council president. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sentinel and LeadersUp Lock Arms to Generate More Job Opportunities for African American Young Adults in South Los Angeles
June 20, 2019
Bakewell Media, owner of the Los Angeles Sentinel and LA Watts Times, in partnership with LeadersUp, a proven talent development accelerator, are teaming up to tackle the staggeringly high unemployment rate among mid-career African Americans, young adults and other people of color in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
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MAY 18 WLAC Open House Highlights $0 Tuition, Prep for $60K+ Careers & New Facilities Management Program
May 16, 2019
A $0 Tuition program for incoming freshmen regardless of household income, career programs preparing students to make $60,000 or more annually on average, and degree programs tailored for working adults will be among the information sessions held at the free Open House at West Los Angeles College (West) on Saturday, May 18 from 9:30am to 1:00pm. ... read more »
Black Men Still Incarcerated at Disproportionate Levels
May 3, 2019
“Systemic racism drives both poverty and the mass incarceration of low-income people, especially people of color. This cycle of poverty and criminal justice involvement feeds on itself and creates herculean barriers to achieving economic and social advancement, for those who have been justice involved and for their loved ones,” said Jennifer Jones Austin, FPWA CEO and executive director. ... read more »
NAACP Celebrates 110th Anniversary of Freedom Fighting
February 21, 2019
“Had there been no May 17, 1954 (the day the Supreme Court ruled in Brown V. Board of Education), I’m not sure there would have been a Little Rock. I’m not sure there would have been a Martin Luther King Jr., or Rosa Parks, had it not been for May 17, 1954. It created an environment for us to push, for us to pull,” Lewis said. ... read more »
Rereading King in Critical Times: Mapping and Making Our Way Forward
January 9, 2019
In these critical times which unavoidably raise the pressing questions of mapping and making our way forward regardless, a thoughtful rereading of Dr. Martin Luther King’s historical speech, “Where Do We Go From Here?” offers us an excellent point of departure. ... read more »
Re-entry Construction Workers Honored
October 18, 2018
PVJOBS a South L.A. nonprofit that places members of the local at-risk community* in construction-related job ... read more »
CRL Calls for Firing of CFPB Fair Lending Official Who Used N-Word
October 11, 2018
Recent and stunning disclosures of racially-offensive writings by a high-ranking official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has unleashed an escalating barrage of criticisms, including calls for the official to be fired and more probing questions regarding the agency’s commitment to fair lending. ... read more »
Youth Employment Solutions, Providing Valuable Resources for Inner City Families Since 1993
September 6, 2018
These programs were created over a span of 20 years with the help of a planning grant from Youth Build USA and a $1,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. ... read more »

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