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Time For a Hometown Girl!
October 14, 2021
In school, math was not my favorite subject but I do understand the importance of numbers.  I want to share with you some numbers associated with the great city of Los Angeles. ... read more »
Taste of Soul to Bring A ‘Day of Service & Soul’ to the Community
October 14, 2021
The drive-thru only event to give away free groceries, PPE supplies, and more ... read more »
Get The Shot, Then Get Covered
September 9, 2021
At the beginning of the pandemic, we knew our communities would be the hardest hit -- and when we fought to ensure resources were made available to fight the virus, we had to make sure that assistance made it to our communities. ... read more »
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Run, Karen, Run: Why Rep. Karen Bass Should Be L.A.’s First Woman Mayor
September 2, 2021
I can describe the leading crop of declared candidates angling to lead the second largest -- and one of America’s more liberal and progressive leaning cities -- in two words: White and male. So, when rumors hinted at a possible mayoral bid by Congresswoman Karen Bass, I thought to myself, now things just got interesting. ... read more »
Poll of LA Voters Shows Advantage For Rep. Karen Bass If She Runs For Mayor
August 23, 2021
A poll released today by a California-based public opinion research firm found that Rep. Karen Bass would have an early edge in the 2022 Los Angeles mayoral election if she decides to run, with more than a quarter of a sample of the city's Democrats supporting her against other current and potential candidates. ... read more »
Citizens for Accountable Leadership (CAL) Host Fundraiser in Support of Gov. Newsom
August 19, 2021
Citizens for Accountable Leadership (CAL) is comprised of prominent business and community leaders in Southern California. CAL hosted a fundraising event for Governor Gavin Newsom and raised over $50,000 in opposition to the Trump lead recall effort. ... read more »
Assemblymember Gipson and Senator Kamlager partner with African American Voter Registration, Education and Participation Project (AAVREP) to Defeat Right Wing Recall
August 19, 2021
In an unprecedented display of unity Black members of Congress lead by Karen Bass, local elected officials lead by Supervisor Holly Mitchell along with Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, and representatives of the California Legislative Black Caucus have organized themselves to oppose the September 14th Right Wing Recall. This dynamic group will focus specifically on ensuring Black voters turn out to vote, and vote ‘No’.  ... read more »
Mark Ridley-Thomas Will Not Run for Mayor
August 19, 2021
Says he will focus on addressing homelessness and says, “I would love to see Congresswoman Karen Bass enter Mayor’s race” ... read more »
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Rep. Bass Names Jacqueline Hamilton As Next District Director
August 16, 2021
Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) announced the appointment of Jacqueline Hamilton to serve as her next District Director.   ... read more »
Rep. Bass Names Darryn Harris As Next Chief of Staff
August 16, 2021
Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) announced the appointment of Darryn Harris appointed to serve as her next Chief of Staff. ... read more »
Calif. Reps. Lee and Bass Are Pushing Bills to Probe COINTELPRO; Remove Hoover’s Name From FBI Building
July 15, 2021
California’s U.S. Congresswomen Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) and Karen Bass (D-CA-37) are backing legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to remove former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover’s name from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters in Washington, D.C. Another bill they are supporting calls for probing the racially motivated counterintelligence programs that Hoover organized and oversaw known as COINTELPRO. Under Hoover’s watch, the FBI often relied on extra-legal tactics to accomplish its aims. ... read more »
 Newsom Announces California Reopening
June 17, 2021
June 15, 2021 is a new historical benchmark; California has officially lifted COVID-19 restrictions that were in place since March 2020. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass Leads Effort to Pass George Floyd Policing Reform Bill
May 27, 2021
In a primetime interview aired on ABC News' "Soul of a Nation," on Tuesday, Rep. Bass expressed her disappointment in Congress’ inability to reach a deal by the anniversary of Floyd's death but said she felt confident that she and her fellow legislators will reach an agreement soon. ... read more »
Former Officer Derek Chauvin Found Guilty
April 22, 2021
Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with the murder of George Floyd.  The jurors of the historical trial reached a verdict almost a month before the anniversary of Floyd’s untimely end on May 25, 2020.  ... read more »
BBA Salutes Black Women, Honors Gwen Moore
April 22, 2021
The theme was “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced.” Elected officials, business executives and community leaders were among the people joining BBA President Earl “Skip” Cooper II in recognizing Moore and other females who have contributed to securing women’s rights in America. Gwendolyn A. Goodman, public relations director of the Black Women’s Network, was the emcee for the occasion. ... read more »
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