Humanitarian Day

Atmosphere is Festive as Group Addresses Community Violence during ‘Humanitarian Day’ Celebration

The atmosphere at Jesse Owens park was festive Saturday December 19, as the community came out to enjoy Humanitarian Day, where free toys, turkeys, medical screenings fun and games were offered up by organizers of the Safe Communities Initiative. Before the clouds blew in and the rain poured, people lined up in droves, empty handed, but left with an abundance of holiday goodies. Humanitarian Day is just one event the group has organized to address more than 40 homicides that took place in Los Angeles earlier this year. “This our community, this is our life,” said volunteer Saadiq Safir. “

Hope Emerges at Jesse Owens Park after 100 Days of Fear

On Saturday, December 19, beginning at 10:am, free turkeys, toys, medical and dental screening , face painting and other fun activities will be provided free to the community at Jesse Owens Park located at 9651 south Western Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90047. The event called, Humanitarian Day, is just one of a number of events organized by The Safe Communities Initiative to address more than 40 homicides that took place in the month of August in Los Angeles. On September 2, 2015, a meeting was held at the headquarters of the Los Angles Sentinel Newspaper by more than 80 of