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Baldwin Hills Elementary Community Join’s UTLA Protest
December 8, 2022
Families from Baldwin Hills Elementary join forces with United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) at rallies on December 5, 2022 to demand a fair contract. ... read more »
Hazel Harris Salutes Others at 80th Birthday Celebration 
November 24, 2022
At the classy Create The Lab venue, Hazel Carmack Harris invited nearly 200 people to a masquerade party for her 80th birthday.   However, instead of celebrating her eighth decade, the retired educator and community advocate saluted four people she described as “making the city of Los Angeles a better place to live.”  ... read more »
Fender Play Foundation™ partners with LAUSD to ‘Equip, Educate and Inspire’ the next generation of players
September 8, 2022
CEO Ed Magee and Chairperson Charmaine Jefferson sat down with L.A. Sentinel to discuss their mission, goal, and Proposition 28. ... read more »
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Taste of Soul Is Here!
September 8, 2022
Excitement is building throughout L.A. as people anticipate the 17th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival, set for Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Crenshaw Blvd., between Stocker St. and Obama Blvd. ... read more »
Educational Nonprofit Sends Youth Participants to College with $4 Million
August 4, 2022
Educational Nonprofit Sends Youth Participants to College with $4 Million in scholarship funds. The program, which serves 50 foster youth and low-income youth each year, guides these students in gaining access to post-secondary education with little to no student debt. ... read more »
The Person Has Been Rated RESILIENT
July 14, 2022
Resilient Walker is the title of all things – Dr. Shree Walker’s book, the name of her company, as well as the word’s the educator, motivational speaker, and CEO lives by. ... read more »
Children’s Book ‘Justice’ Addresses the Impact of Incarceration
June 16, 2022
Mass incarceration has been an issue that has plagued the Black community for decades. LAUSD psychiatric social worker and Dorsey alum Rasheeda Jones created the children’s book “Justice” to help youth cope with having a close loved one in incarceration. While she wrote the book to help youth deal with being impacted by the issue, it also helped her cope. ... read more »
Thomas Jefferson High School Gets First Black Female Principal 
April 7, 2022
Thomas Jefferson High School is the fourth oldest high in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  ... read more »
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LAUSD Supt. Carvalho Issues 100-Day Plan to Expand High-Quality Academic Opportunities
March 3, 2022
Alberto Carvalho, the newly appointed L.A. Unified superintendent, released his 100-day plan to begin improving aspects of the nation’s largest school district and expand high-quality academic opportunities for students. ... read more »
LAUSD to Lift Outdoor Mask Mandate for Students, Staff Today
February 23, 2022
After initially resisting county guidance regarding mask-wearing outdoors, the Los Angeles Unified School District today dropped its COVID-19 mandate that students and staff wear face coverings while outside on campuses. ... read more »
Ensuring Black Student Excellence: LAUSD Must Recruit, Prepare and Retain Black Educators  
February 17, 2022
This week, the Los Angeles Unified School District board will consider the Black Student Excellence through Educator Diversity, Preparation, and Retention Resolution. ... read more »
Lawmakers Announces Bill to Get School Students Vaccinated Against COVID-19
January 27, 2022
A state lawmaker said he wants ensure that all school students in Los Angeles and throughout the state are vaccinated against COVID-19, and do to that, he announced a proposal today to eliminate personalbelief exemptions and expand upon a state vaccine mandate. ... read more »
Parent Revolution Brings Focus to the Quality of Education in Underrepresented Communities
January 27, 2022
 The Parent Revolution is focused on the well-being of underrepresented families. Jay Artis- Wright is leading a “parent-organized” nonprofit, a collective community unified under the mission for change.  ... read more »
Remembering Miss Edna Hortense Smith’s 100-Year-Old Legacy
January 20, 2022
Edna Hortense Smith was born in Chipley, Florida on September 21, 1921, and celebrated her 100th birthday with her family and friends in Hawthorn, CA, where she was a resident.  ... read more »
Twenty LAUSD Law Enforcement Employees Sue Over Mandatory Vaccine Mandate
January 12, 2022
Twenty school law enforcement officers are suing Los Angeles Unified, alleging they were either wrongfully fired or face termination despite filing for exemptions to the district's mandatory employee coronavirus vaccination mandate. ... read more »
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