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Karen Bass… from Community Organizer to Mayor of Los Angeles 
December 1, 2022
Los Angeles Mayor-elect Karen Bass makes history has the first female and second African American mayor of the city.  ... read more »
Study Finds Community College System Fails to Produce Equitable Outcomes for Black Students
October 13, 2022
According to a new report from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies on the state of Black students at community colleges, an alarming 70 percent of Black students experienced food or housing insecurity or homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report highlighted that while Black students remain disproportionately represented in community colleges, policy barriers prevent the system from producing equitable outcomes. ... read more »
Holliday Helping Hands is Impacting L.A.’s Unhoused People Of Color
September 22, 2022
Danielle Ware is among the grateful women who have been able to turn tragedy into triumph. But, her journey to personal victory was not easy. It began with a sexual assault when she was a child and later, an abusive husband who caused her life to spiral out of control.   ... read more »
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Bass Releases Campaign Ad Highlighting Caruso’s Failure to Protect Young Women at USC
September 8, 2022
Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass delivered the following remarks in a Zoom press conference on Sept. 8, highlighting her campaign’s new ad, “Caruso’s Cover-Up”. ... read more »
STEP Fund Launches to Prevent Homelessness
August 11, 2022
1P.org is proud to announce the official launch of its homelessness prevention program: The STEP Fund (Short-Term Eviction Prevention Fund). The program provides no-fee, 0% interest, non-punitive loans of up to $2,500 to low-income LA residents at risk of eviction. ... read more »
Groundbreaking Held for South L.A. Affordable Housing Complex
August 4, 2022
Unhoused individuals will have an opportunity to live in a residence when the new Bethel Manor Apartments open by 2024. ... read more »
Kirk Franklin and Maverick City Music Give Back to the L.A. Skid Row Community
July 27, 2022
Los Angeles Mission’s President Troy Vaughn and the dedicated team of LA Mission executives, volunteers, successfully kicked off the Skid Row Revitalization Project, with a free performance by Grammy Award-winners Kirk Franklin and Maverick City Music in the heart of Skid Row on Monday, July 25. ... read more »
Meeting the Basic Housing Needs of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals in Los Angeles County 
July 21, 2022
I got out of prison in 2012 after spending nearly two decades behind bars. I still live in fear of being denied housing because of an old criminal conviction/record.  ... read more »
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Powerful, Diverse Coalition Supports Karen Bass for Mayor of Los Angeles 
July 7, 2022
The latest polls show Congresswoman Karen Bass as the leading candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, yet some people still wonder who is supporting her.  Based on the audience at her July 5 press conference, her backers are a large and powerful diverse coalition.  ... read more »
Let’s Really Talk About Homelessness
May 12, 2022
Homelessness is at an all-time high in Los Angeles, right now, with over forty-thousand citizens living on the street. ... read more »
Brilliant Corners Helps People Experiencing Homelessness 
May 12, 2022
Brilliant Corners is a housing agency in downtown Los Angeles that provides supportive services to people experiencing homelessness or coming out from institutionalization.    ... read more »
Gustavo Torres – A Los Angeles Mission Success Story
April 13, 2022
Gustavo Torres has a passion to help others like him to get off the streets, and to show them how they too can live a life of purpose and wholeness, if they choose to. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Secures Millions to Combat Homelessness, Support Community Safety Efforts, and Strengthen Public Health in Los Angeles
March 24, 2022
Last week, President Joe Biden signed legislation into law that include millions of dollars secured by Rep. Karen Bass to combat homelessness, support community safety efforts, and strengthen public health in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Bass Talks Public Safety, Housing, and Policing at Virtual Community Forum 
March 2, 2022
Mayoral candidate Karen Bass met with more than 50 African American citizens of Los Angeles to outline her agenda regarding several hot-button issues affecting the Black community.  ... read more »
Preserve 211 LA – the County’s Community Service Hotline Operator 
February 9, 2022
Essential services for our community are at risk, and it’s up to us to save them.  ... read more »
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