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Inglewood’s Choice to Quickly Close Elementary School Harms Children and Hurts Our Community
June 25, 2020
This is the path the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) took when it decided to close Warren Lane TK-7 Elementary School. The school serves predominantly African-American students in the Morningside Park community in the city of Inglewood. ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters Keynotes California Statewide Black Graduation
June 25, 2020
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) served as the virtual keynote speaker for more than 2,500 African American graduates from 24 colleges across the state of California on Friday, June 19. The virtual graduation was organized by students and one of the founders of Brunch 2 Bomb, Adrienne Reed, as a salute to Black graduates in the Class of 2020 who were not able to have traditional graduation ceremonies due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
Farm Box Grab and GO Distributed over 3,000 Boxes to Residents in Compton
June 20, 2020
Farm Box Grab and Go Food Program distributed more than 3,000 boxes to residents in Compton. This was an eight-week partnership between First Five L.A., Best Start, Community Health Councils (CHC), and SEE-LA (Sustainable Economic Enterprise.) ... read more »
African American Neighborhoods Falling Behind in 2020 Census Count
June 18, 2020
L.A. County Board of Supervisors urge residents to complete the census during National Census Day of Action ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Files Assault Charge Against LAPD Officer, Will Not File Charges for Curfew Violations, Failure to Disperse
June 11, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced this week that a Los Angeles police officer has been charged with an on-duty assault of a 28-year-old man in April. ... read more »
The Heinous Murder of George Floyd and Race in America
June 4, 2020
As Vice-Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus and Chair of the Senate Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color — and more importantly, as a human being — I am appalled by the senseless killing of George Floyd. His death is another tragic reminder of the police violence that has devastated Black families and communities for decades. ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters Recognizes Los Angeles Southwest College President’s Scholars
May 28, 2020
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) joined with Los Angeles Southwest College President, Dr. Seher Ahwan, administrators, faculty, and staff to virtually honor 130 students who earned the 2020 President’s Scholars recognition. ... read more »
CHANGE & SAVE WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAM SERVES MORE THAN 300 FAMILIES DURING COVID-19 SHUTDOWN
May 14, 2020
In February, West Basin Municipal Water District launched Change & Save, a water conservation program designed to assist communities in West Basin’s service area that have historically lower participation rates in water conservation programs. To date, the Change & Save program has served more than 300 households in Inglewood, Hawthorne, Lawndale, Gardena, Carson, and Lennox.  ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Hosts Telephone Town Hall to Discuss COVID-19 with Over 19K Listeners
March 26, 2020
More than 19 thousand individuals joined in on a live telephone town hall hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters to discuss the Coronavirus pandemic. Thursday, March 19, the masses gathered to gain insightful information that is and will be affecting Los Angeles residents’ immediate surroundings and future.   ... read more »
ALL IN Coworking of Inglewood Continues to Build Community Virtually Amidst COVID-19
March 26, 2020
The heart of Inglewood beats heavily for thriving entrepreneurs and small businesses. All In Coworking of Inglewood, founded by serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Matthew Newman, is making its mark as a space for an affordable and accessible hub for enterprising minds to come and collaborate on their dreams as well becoming an epicenter for community engagement. ... read more »
Ballmer to Buy Forum, Clearing Way for New Clippers Arena
March 24, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is buying the Forum for $400 million, clearing the way for the billionaire to build a new arena down the street in Inglewood, ... read more »
Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Close to Owning the Forum
March 5, 2020
Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is in advanced negotiations to purchase The Forum in Inglewood from Madison Square Garden, multiple sources say. The move could possibly bring the franchise much closer to constructing their own arena. ... read more »
Tonya Butler Appointed Chair Position at Berklee College of Music
February 6, 2020
She will be the first African-American and woman to hold the position. ... read more »
Lakers forward Danny Green shows support to opening of new Spectrum store in Inglewood
January 23, 2020
Charter communications just announced the opening of a new Spectrum store in Inglewood. Spectrum's focus is giving customers in the Los Angeles area a comfortable and convenient environment for learning more about Spectrum's internet and video services. ... read more »
California Attempts to Revive Compassionate Cannabis Programs
January 3, 2020
For years, Richard Manning knew what he needed to cope with his physical pain, rage and PTSD — much of which he traced to a career-ending knee injury he suffered while on a domestic security detail with the Marines. ... read more »
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