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Tulloss Leads Faith-Based Groups in Protesting Death of George Floyd
June 3, 2020
The Rev. K.W. Tulloss, president of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Southern California, assembled a protest on June 2, to honor the life of George Floyd, ... read more »
Crenshaw Christian Center Steps Up in Fight Against COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Pastor Frederick K. Price, Jr. and the members of Crenshaw Christian Center are on the forefront in the battle against COVID-19 by hosting a range of activities to help the community. ... read more »
Southwest LAPD Host Virtual Community-Police Advisory Board Meeting
May 7, 2020
Report SLO participation and Current Criminal Statistics. ... read more »
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Los Angeles City Mayor Addresses Graduating Class of 2020; Announces Educational Resources to Guide Students During COVID-19
May 1, 2020
Thursday, April 30. Mayor Garcetti updated the City of Los Angeles with latest news surrounding COVID-19. Aligned with the principles laid out by the California State Governor Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles prepares to take its first steps into opening low-risk businesses. There are anticipated spikes within the contracted cases as the economy prepares for a resurgence, the Mayor of Los Angeles addresses all of the pressing concerns as L.A. emerges out of the quarantine stages in the COVID-19 battle. Mayor Garcetti shared the latest numbers surrounded around testing and the County’s new protocol. ... read more »
Coronavirus related death-rate has doubled every eight days: Los Angeles City Mayor Shares Importance of Staying inside as Temperatures Rise in L.A.
April 24, 2020
Friday, April 24. Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the latest information surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak in L.A. The County of Los Angeles in partnership with the Mayor, outline steps towards the pathway to recovery. Mayor Garcetti addressed the suffering of Angelenos due to COVID-19. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Foresees Extreme Budget cuts in the future; L.A. faces one of the worst Fiscal seasons due to COVID-19
April 21, 2020
Monday, April 20. The Mayor of Los Angeles provided an update surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Eric Garcetti outlined city structures that were directly affected by coronavirus. From a fiscal perspective, L.A. is in its worst economic shape since the recession. Eric Garcetti put a budget in place to stabilize the city’s economy. Within the Annual State of the City Address, Eric Garcetti confirmed a second wave of the virus. The second wave will factor into decisions made around lifting the Stay at Home Order. Mayor Garcetti covered the CARES Corps. He stated it would help with testing, that focuses on contact tracing of the virus. The CARE Corps. Is looking to be a long-term solution for the current systematic disparities that Los Angeles is facing. ... read more »
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti develops ‘CARES CORPS’ that will have an immediate impact on Los Angeles Recovery from COVID-19
April 18, 2020
Friday, April 17. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office announced the development of CARES Corps. This will be a federally funded initiative to be a stronger national response to COVID-19. The Mayor of Los Angeles joined the Mayor of Oklahoma City, David Holt and founding director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, Mark McClellan to outline a “brand new infrastructure.” The CARES Corps is an alliance of the national government, local public officials, and healthcare professionals that are under federal leadership and funding. Within the CARES Corps there are three core factors that it will focus on healthcare, economy, and the unity of Government Officials. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Speaks with Experts from Medical and First Response Industries about COVID-19 Pandemic
April 17, 2020
According to her years of study in the HIV Pandemic, Cynthia Davis stressed the differences in behavior between the two viruses. HIV took over 40 years to reach 1.5 million cases globally, coronavirus took 2-3 months to reach 500,000 positive cases within the U.S. alone. Dr. Davis stressed the physical guidelines and the importance in testing to combat the spread of COVID-19. Cynthia Davis declared, “...You want to use what is called, Universal Precautions, which means you treat everyone as if they have been infected with COVID-19 and take the appropriate precautions.” This includes hand washing, wearing a mask, and practicing social distancing. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti announces five pillars to get L.A. on the road to recovery and strategically lift physical distancing guidelines
April 15, 2020
Mayor Eric Garcetti continues to keep Los Angeles informed; Wednesday, April 15. The elected public official shared in full transparency, there is no certain date for life to go back to the way it was. Mayor Garcetti shared five pillars to get L.A. on the right track to strategically lift quarantine guidelines and construct a new normal. The Los Angeles Mayor believes Testing, surveillance, immediate response, Hospital Capacity, and ongoing research will give L.A. a fighting chance and continue our progress post pandemic. The L.A. elected official broke down the health aspect, but also the economic disproportion that needed to be addressed. ... read more »
Los Angeles Hospital Workers Have New Child Care Options
April 10, 2020
The workers can apply for a $100-per-shift stipend to help pay for child care services, receive free referrals to licensed childcare providers, and the city will open five recreation centers from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. for children ages 6 to 14 for parents to drop them off while they head back to work, Garcetti said during his daily briefing on the coronavirus outbreak. ... read more »
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