Homelessness

Restoration Community Development Corporation Recognized for Humanitarian Services

On Sunday, Jan. 28, the office of the Honorable Holly Mitchell, Los Angeles County Supervisor, District #2, presented proclamations of appreciation to the Restoration Community Development Corporation (RCDC) at the Cathedral of Christ Temple Church of Christ (Holiness) USA (CCTCC). After the worship service, April Johnson, assistant director of constituent engagement for the supervisor’s office, presented certificates to Bernice Noflin, founder and executive director of RCDC, Bishop Emery Lindsay, senior pastor of CCTCC, Edmond Hamilton, Jr., trustee chair of CCTCC and Rev. Robert Hendricks, senior pastor of New Testament Church of Christ. Related Stories: https://lasentinel.net/scholar-traces-how-black-churches-became-centers-of-political-engagement.html https://lasentinel.net/l-a-churches-present-mini-homes-to-skid-row-residents.html “You know, God is

Sunnyside 5 Student Housing is Helping to Build Dreams

On Monday, November 27, Sunnyside 5 (SS5) Student Housing held their grand opening at Sunnyside Baptist Church in South Los Angeles. Sunnyside 5 is a new faith-inspired, non-profit project created to serve young people experiencing homelessness, who need supportive transitional housing. 

Mayor Bass Addresses State of City, Issues First Budget 

With a theme of “A New L.A.,” Mayor Karen Bass detailed her intentions to create a “stronger, healthier, happier and safer” metropolis in her first State of the City address on April 17.  The mayor’s vision was further illustrated by the funding priorities outlined in her first budget, which was issued on April 18. 

Mayor Bass Marks 100 Days in Office: Housing Homeless Angelenos ‘Coming to Fruition’   

As she marks 100 days in office this week, Bass estimates that around 4,000 Angelinos will have been housed since she took charge of City Hall. She points out that most of the people are housed due to Proposition HHH and programs already in place when she took office, but about 1,000 of them have found housing due to her Inside Safe program.