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L.A. Metro Board Approves $15M for Destination Crenshaw Project
August 1, 2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency (Metro) Board came to a unanimous vote granting $15 million to Destination Crenshaw to begin the construction of Sankofa Park, a 49,000 square foot outdoor space and cultural experience. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Names Dae Levine As Director Of Communications, Andre Herndon As Senior Communications Advisor
July 18, 2019
Mayor Eric Garcetti today named Dae Levine as his new Director of Communications. Levine comes to the Garcetti Administration with more than two decades of experience as a communications strategist. Most recently, Levine served as a Senior Vice President at Revolution Messaging, lending her communications expertise to a number of progressive causes. ... read more »
County Supervisors Back Longshore Union in Port Fight
July 1, 2019
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today to study the potential economic impact of automation on jobs at the Port of Los Angeles and back a union that opposes driverless cargo handlers. Supervisor Janice Hahn proposed the study, saying the port was a source of “good, middle-class jobs'' and raising concerns about robots replacing cargo handlers and other port workers. “Do we really want a society full of robots?” she asked. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente and City of Los Angeles Dive Into Summer With Operation Splash
June 13, 2019
Kaiser Permanente Southern California leaders joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday at South Park Pool in South Los Angeles to kick off the 2019 summer season of Operation Splash, which will offer low-income youth and adults free swimming lessons citywide. ... read more »
Thousands Join Councilmember Price at Jovial Two-Day Celebration to Mark Reopening of “South Park 2.0!”
May 2, 2019
Thousands of overjoyed children, families and seniors joined Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and the Department of Recreation and Parks and Bureau of Engineering on April 27 to celebrate the renaissance and nearly $8 million makeover of South Park Recreation Center. ... read more »
One Interview May Jumpstart a New Beginning!   
March 7, 2019
On Saturday, March 2nd 2019, The Southeast YouthSource Center- Los Angeles Youth Opportunity Movement Watts (LAYOM- Watts) in partnership with Focused on Youth a Southern California based non-profit began construction on a functional clothes closet to provide business professional clothes for the LAYOM Watts participants. ... read more »
First-of-its-Kind Study Identifies Institutional Racism as Main Driver of Black Homelessness
February 28, 2019
LAHSA report shows how structural racism, discrimination, and unconscious bias in housing, employment, criminal justice, and child welfare policies have led to overrepresentation of Black people experiencing homelessness    ... read more »
FAME Hosts Citywide Kick-Off of African American Heritage Month
February 13, 2019
Parishioners and guests of First AME Church of Los Angeles (FAME) adorned African attire and enjoyed the drumbeats of Africa at FAME’s annual citywide kick-off celebration of African American Heritage Month on Feb. ... read more »
Garcetti Urges Citizens to ‘Take Back Their Power’ at 2019 Conference of Mayors 
January 31, 2019
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti praised American mayors for moving their cities forward despite the chaotic politics in Washington D.C. during this year’s U.S. Conference of Mayors on January 24 ... read more »
Garcetti Opts Against Presidential Run 
January 31, 2019
 After more than a year of speculation and travels to political hotspots across the country, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today he has decided against a bid for the presidency in 2020.  ... read more »
18 Weeks of Family Leave at 100% Pay Backed by 2 L.A. City Council Members
January 31, 2019
The proposed city program would seek to augment the state's contribution via the existing State Disability Insurance and Paid Parental Leave programs to cover 100 percent of wages. ... read more »
Mission Accomplished! Day Six of the Teacher Strike Results in Historic Agreement for Public Education and the Community 
January 24, 2019
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) wrapped up day six of the teacher strike with a historic agreement that is said to change the future of public education.   ... read more »
Could the LAUSD Teacher Strike Be Coming to An End?
January 22, 2019
The second largest school district in the nation, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), wrapped up week one of the teacher strike with over 900 school sites in participation fighting for their rights as educators and the rights of their students. ... read more »
Harris’ First Action of 116th Congress: Re-introducing Tax Cut for Middle Class 
January 10, 2019
Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris re-introduced the LIFT (Livable Incomes for Families Today) the Middle Class Act, legislation that provides middle class and working families with a tax credit of up to $6,000 a year—or up to $500 a month—to address the rising cost of living. ... read more »
Measure H Helped 10,000 Homeless People Into Permanent Housing, Officials Say
November 29, 2018
A half-cent sales tax passed by Los Angeles County voters nearly two years ago to fund homeless programs has been a significant success, some government leaders said today as they urged the public to volunteer for the upcoming homeless count. ... read more »
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