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Los Angeles Unified School District
LAUSD Holds Black Excellence Undenied Symposium 2022
July 14, 2022
Los Angeles Unified School District’s Black Student Achievement Plan presented “Black Excellence Undenied,” a six-day symposium for administrators, teachers, parents and community members. ... read more »
LAUSD and the Ellison Institute Unite to Inspire Next Generation of Scientific Leadership
June 16, 2022
The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced a collaboration on June 13 to engage local students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) and inspire the next generation of scientific leadership through hands-on experience. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Introduce over 22 HBCUs to Over 300 LAUSD Students
March 3, 2022
The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) campus showcased over 22 explore representatives from various historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) on Tuesday, February 15. They invited over 300 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) students to explore their future. ... 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 »
L.A. Sentinel Sponsors BHM Essay Contest for Students
February 3, 2022
All high school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District are invited to participate in the essay contest sponsored by the LAUSD and the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper. ... 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 »
In Memory of Josephine “Jo” Ramsey: October 8, 1929 – November 19, 2021
January 20, 2022
Josephine “Jo” Winston Ramsey made her mark on the world on October 8, 1929. She was born to R.L. Winston and Anita Harris in her beloved hometown of Eudora, Arkansas. Arkansas was a special place to Josephine; she would often recall fond memories of her family and friends in Eudora. ... read more »
Faith Community Mourns Loss of Mary L. Winston
January 19, 2022
Mary Louise Winston made a distinctive mark on South Los Angeles as a child of God, community activist and savvy businesswoman. She passed away on Nov. 27 and her life was recently celebrated by family, friends and Macedonia Baptist Church. ... read more »
LAUSD Presents Young Women’s Leadership Conference
November 10, 2021
The Los Angeles Unified School District Student Empowerment Unit presents the 2021 Young Women's Leadership Conference on Saturday, November 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 pm. The virtual event is open to all LAUSD young ladies in grades 8th thru 12th, said Dr. Brenda Manuel, conference coordinator. ... read more »
LAPD Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault at Hamilton High School
October 26, 2021
Police have opened an investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a female student in a boys bathroom at Hamilton High School in Los Angeles that reportedly involved several male students. Fox  11 News reported the alleged assault took place last week and a police report was filed with the Los Angeles Police Department. According to Fox 11, someone reportedly videotaped the alleged assault and posted it on a social media platform. ... read more »
LAUSD Reopens All Schools As Of This Week
April 26, 2021
The remaining middle and high school campuses in the Los Angeles Unified School District began reopening today, meaning all students now have the option to be back on district campuses for the first time in more than a year. ... read more »
Chair of Congressional Black Caucus Joyce Beatty and California Congresswoman Karen Bass Headline National Autism Conference
April 9, 2021
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Hon. Joyce Beatty (D-OH) and California Congresswoman Hon. Karen Bass (D-CA) will keynote a national autism conference on Saturday, April 10, 2021 sponsored by California-based autism and social justice organization Special Needs Network (SNN). ... read more »
LAUSD and Faith Leaders Host Town Hall on Reopening Schools
April 1, 2021
In preparation for the huge task, Superintendent Austin Beutner joined with African American and Jewish faith leaders to host two town halls outlining the actions that the district has taken to ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff and visitors to its campuses. ... read more / view gallery »
How Cedars-Sinai Builds Community Trust in the Vaccine
March 25, 2021
Gena Smith-Woods, a registered nurse with Cedars-Sinai, worked as one of the front-line professionals administering the COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare staff and community members. She recalled how honored she was to take part in the Southern California non-profit hospital’s first drive-thru clinic at Beverly Grove, supporting the community vulnerable to the Coronavirus. ... read more »
Emily Fennell Passes Away
March 17, 2021
Mrs. Emily Carole Chretién Fennell, a native Angeleno, died peacefully on March 3, in Orange Park, Florida after a prolonged illness. ... read more »

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