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2024 – Beyond Legislation to Lived Reality for All

As we prepare for 2024, let us commit ourselves to pursuing a future where equitable access to all health care is not just protected by law but is lived as a reality for all.

L.A. County Board Advances Discrimination-Prevention Efforts

It’s been nearly two years since the county Board of Supervisors approved a motion calling for the convening of a countywide “prevention services task force,” and on July 25, the board agreed to implement the panel’s recommendations aimed at preventing discrimination in all county operations.

New Children’s Book, ‘I Love My Daddy,’ Further Dispels Myths about Black Fathers

The stereotype of the absent Black dad remains quite ubiquitous in popular culture. It often takes the form of a dysfunctional family unit, but in recent years, studies have proven that the stereotype is nothing more than a myth. That legend is further vaporized in the new children’s book, “I Love My Daddy,” by Maryland social worker and military veteran Juanita Banks Whittington.

The Keith Family: Utilizing Resources as Entrepreneurs

President of Elite Auto Network (EAN), Christine Keith, has expanded their enterprise to new heights since joining her husband, Todd Keith, CEO, ten years ago. EAN contracts with private, local, and government agencies to provide vehicle procurement, vehicle relocation, service maintenance, fleet management, and transportation services. In recent follow-up interview with the L.A. Sentinel, the Keith’s discuss some updates since they last spoke in 2018.   Giving an overview of EAN, Christine shares, “We’re basically like a one stop shop company.” Todd relays, “I started the business in college, and I’ve always had a passion for cars, for different types of

Some School Systems Pause Diversity Programs and Pushback

Conservative takeovers of local school boards have already altered lessons on race and social injustice in many classrooms. Now some districts are finding their broader efforts on diversity, equity and inclusion are also being challenged.