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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 »
Amazon’s HQ2 Moves In, Los Angeles’ Small Businesses Move Out
May 24, 2018
What many Angeleno small business owners are discovering – better late than never – is that HQ2 will wreak havoc on thousands of small businesses that make up the local fabric of our communities while giving unprecedented tax subsidies and corporate welfare to one of the richest companies in the world. ... read more »
Paid Family Leave survey
May 3, 2018
A coalition of employment and health advocates are conducting a survey to help improve state and workplace policies for Californians who work and support a family member, friend, or loved on with a serious health condition or disability. ... read more »
NAACP Joins Campaign to Increase Affordable Housing across America
March 29, 2018
National Groups Partner in Opportunity Starts at Home Campaign ... read more »
Job Opportunities AVAILABLE!
March 9, 2018
Los Angeles Sentinel  TITLE: Sales Account Representative The LA Sentinel is looking for a Sales Account Representative to join our Sales department. You will act as a liaison between our sales team and our clients, ... read more »
Digital Media Industry Creating Local Jobs
February 23, 2018
The growing digital media industry is the creator of almost to 207,000 jobs in Los Angeles and Orange counties, according to a new report. ... read more »
Horton Honored at Assessors Association Conference
November 2, 2017
The California Assessors’ Association (CAA) Central-Southern Region honored Board of Equalization Member Jerome E. Horton during the welcome reception of the 2017 – 155th Annual CAA Annual Conference. ... read more »
Even with Advanced Degrees, Black Women Earn Less than White Men
September 14, 2017
Black women have to work seven extra months to earn what White men were paid in 2016. On average, Black women make 67 cents on the dollar compared to White men. ... read more »
Jeffery Wallace Creates Pathways Through LeadersUp
August 31, 2017
What started as just an idea through Starbucks has grown into a $3.8 million non-profit organization with locations in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago. ... read more »
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