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Rams Host 2022 Impact Day to Discuss Solutions to Prevent Gun Violence

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, there has been a 5.5% increase in gun violence since July 2021. To combat this statistic, the Los Angeles Rams and Inglewood Mayor James Butts, partnered with Students Demand Action Los Angeles Summer Leadership Academy to host this year’s Impact Day at SoFi Stadium to review, discuss, and judge proposals on how to prevent gun violence. Founded in Summer 2019, the Summer Leadership Academy (SLA) initiative prioritizes removing barriers that keep marginalized students from becoming leaders in the gun violence prevention movement. SLA is a nationwide organization with many chapters across the country.

Man Killed in South Los Angeles Shooting

A man is dead after being shot in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles and police today are continuing their
investigation into his death.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired at approximately 10 p.m. Monday at 6725 Fourth Ave. near South Van Ness Avenue and found a 25-year-old man with gunshots wounds, said a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman.

LA to Invest $30 Million in Solar Storage Program Using City-Owned Buildings

As Los Angeles sets out to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2035, city officials announced a $30 million investment today in a municipal solar and storage program using city-owned buildings across departments.
   “We’re celebrating not just another milestone in our fight against climate change, but also a step to build a more sustainable city starting with buildings that the city owns, the city controls and the city can lead by example in making sure that we have renewable energy,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said at a downtown news conference.

LAPD Seeks to Increase Number of Black Officers

Top staff of the Los Angeles Police Department made an earnest plea for help with increasing the number of Black law enforcement officers during the African American Community Forum recently hosted by the agency.

Wendy’s Window

The death of George Floyd ignited several new movements including how people, cities, and the country are looking at reforming police tactics and the delivery of police services.  In Los Angeles there is a loud cry to reimagine how the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and public safety should operate.