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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 »
After midterms, Democratic Hopefuls Eye Early-Voting States
November 22, 2018
Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids in the aftermath of the midterm elections are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including moves in early-voting states like South Carolina. ... read more »
L.A. Area Chamber and UNITE-LA’S Annual College & Career Convention
November 1, 2018
17th annual convention helps thousands of local, low-income students plan for college and maximize federal and state financial aid  The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, ... read more »
Festivalgoers ‘Felt the Love’ at the 13th Annual Taste of Soul 
October 25, 2018
Saturday, October 20, marked 13 years of the largest street festival in Southern California and the Taste of Soul (TOS) nation still hasn’t come down from the festival high! ... read more »
Behind the Taste of Soul: Meet the Chairs, Co-Chairs, Sponsors & Partners Who Continue to Make the Taste of Soul Family a Success 
October 18, 2018
For 12 years in a row, Taste of Soul has continued to provide all things soulful and be an economic driver in the Black community because of the chairs, co-chairs, partners and sponsors who support the event and its mission.      ... read more »
Student Voter Registration Events Held September 25, 2018
September 21, 2018
Student organizations throughout the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) are organizing a variety of events at the District’s nine colleges in conjunction with National Voter Registration Day on September 25, 2018.  The district-wide student voter registration activities are also in response to a call by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the March for Our Lives organization to ensure young people are empowered to let their voices be heard at the ballot box. ... read more »
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