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SUPERVISOR HOLLY MITCHELL: POWER, PASSION AND PERSPECTIVE
February 18, 2021
Holly Mitchell was sworn-in to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Sunday, December 6, 2020.  However, she says that between moving out of her Senate office, moving into her new Supervisors office, hiring a full staff, getting brought up to speed on exactly what’s going on in the 2nd Supervisorial District, thanking voters and supporters and the holidays, all while remaining socially distant, she really didn’t get down to business until January 1, 2021. ... read more »
ST. JOHN’S WELL CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER LEADING THE WAY IN VACCINATIONS IN LOS ANGELES
January 21, 2021
Located on Avalon Blvd., just South of Gage, sits a small medical facility that has been waging a fierce fight in the war against COVID-19 from the very beginning. The battle started with the need for testing kits which originally were delivered to the West side of the city before South Los Angeles, mainly because Westside residents have better health insurance coverage than those residing in South L.A. ... read more »
Herb Wesson Bids Farewell to Los Angeles City Council
December 11, 2020
Councilman Herb Wesson bid farewell this week to the Los Angeles City Council, and Wesson was termed out. ... read more »
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THE DOUBLE STANDARD FOR JUDGING BLACK LEADERSHIP
December 3, 2020
For the past several years, there has been whispering around Los Angeles City Hall about an investigation surrounding Councilmember Curren Price (9th District) and former City Council President Herb Wesson’s Chief of Staff Deron Williams (10th District) concerning the indictment and corruption case of Jose Huizar. ... read more »
Senator Holly J. Mitchell Projected to Win Seat For 2nd District
November 5, 2020
Mitchell maintained a steady lead early on during election night. ... read more »
Councilman Wesson Believes in Second Chances, Providing for Those In Need
October 22, 2020
Councilman Herb Wesson believes in second chances. He also believes in looking out for those down on their luck, and there's no better example of these values that Wesson embodies than the food box giveaway program he started when COVID-19 struck in March. ... read more »
The 15th Annual Taste of Soul Brings Community Food Distribution to Crenshaw
October 22, 2020
The food distribution comes at a critical time as our community struggles with economic downturn during COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
FIGUEROA CORRIDOR BID OPPOSES RENAMING OF FIGUEROA TO KOBE BRYANT BOULEVARD
October 15, 2020
On August 25, 2020 Council Members Curren Price and Herb Wesson introduced a motion to rename a portion of Figueroa Street to Kobe Bryant Boulevard.  Many believe that the renaming of Kobe Bryant Boulevard would be a fitting tribute to the legendary Laker along with his daughter Gianna Bryant and 7 others who were tragically killed in a helicopter crash in January of this year. ... read more »
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L.A. Sparks Honors Veterans, First Responders with Resources Panel
September 17, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks hosted Military/Veterans and First Responders Night during their battle against the Washington Mystics on Thursday. Prior to tipoff, the Sparks franchise hosted a resource panel for veterans. ... read more »
Empowered Residents Provide Safe Passage
September 10, 2020
This is the second year Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson has incorporated Safe Passage into his South Los Angeles Community Safety Initiative (SLACSI, a broad community health and safety program.  ... read more »
LA Council Votes to Initiate Process of Making Juneteenth City Holiday
August 27, 2020
Juneteenth is not recognized as an official federal holiday, although on June 19 of this year the U.S. Senate passed a resolution seeking to make it a federal holiday. ... read more »
COUNCIL TACKLES PROBLEM OF POLICE STOPPING MOTORISTS FOR ‘DRIVING WHILE BLACK’
July 2, 2020
The Los Angeles Police Department could be removed from enforcing traffic rules under a new proposal that addresses one of the most problematic and racially charged elements of police interaction with people of color — traffic stops. ... read more »
L.A. Community Leaders and Grass Roots Organizations Come Together to Discuss ‘The People’s Budget’, Redefining the City’s Financial Pipeline
July 2, 2020
Elected officials along with activist members unveiled the fear behind the word “defunding” in reference to the irrigation adjustment of city budget. ... read more »
Wesson, City of Los Angeles Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis
June 25, 2020
The Los Angeles City Council has voted to approved a resolution to declare racism a public health crisis in the city. The resolution, put forward by Councilmembers Herb Wesson, Curren Price, and Marqueece Harris-Dawson, also calls on City of Los Angeles departments to review their internal policies and procedures. ... read more »
Councilman Wesson speaks to LAPD on the front lines
June 18, 2020
Herb Wesson, L.A. City Council President Emeritus, speaks to LAPD officers at site of Black Lives Matter protest in front of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s house. (File Photo) ... read more »
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