California Connect Holds Free Health and Resource Fair for the Community

California Connect held a free health and resource fair for the community at the Earvin “Magic” Johnson Recreation Area on Thursday, Feb. 1. The event had 43 vendors including representatives for L.A. County Supervisor Holly Mitchell and Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson offices.

Restoration Community Development Corporation Recognized for Humanitarian Services

On Sunday, Jan. 28, the office of the Honorable Holly Mitchell, Los Angeles County Supervisor, District #2, presented proclamations of appreciation to the Restoration Community Development Corporation (RCDC) at the Cathedral of Christ Temple Church of Christ (Holiness) USA (CCTCC). After the worship service, April Johnson, assistant director of constituent engagement for the supervisor’s office, presented certificates to Bernice Noflin, founder and executive director of RCDC, Bishop Emery Lindsay, senior pastor of CCTCC, Edmond Hamilton, Jr., trustee chair of CCTCC and Rev. Robert Hendricks, senior pastor of New Testament Church of Christ. Related Stories: https://lasentinel.net/scholar-traces-how-black-churches-became-centers-of-political-engagement.html https://lasentinel.net/l-a-churches-present-mini-homes-to-skid-row-residents.html “You know, God is

Assemblyman Bryan Hosts Holiday Event in Leimert Park 

On Sunday, Dec.17, Assemblymember Isaac G. Bryan (D-55th) held his third annual Christmas in the Park Celebration in Leimert Park. The community lined up and around the park to play in the snow, take pics with Santa Claus, and receive gifts and information. 

Sunnyside 5 Student Housing is Helping to Build Dreams

On Monday, November 27, Sunnyside 5 (SS5) Student Housing held their grand opening at Sunnyside Baptist Church in South Los Angeles. Sunnyside 5 is a new faith-inspired, non-profit project created to serve young people experiencing homelessness, who need supportive transitional housing. 

White Hall Arts Academy Named Finalist Again in Lewis Prize for Music Awards

White Hall Arts Academy have just been named as a finalist for the fifth annual Accelerator Awards from the Lewis Prize for Music. WHAA provides free and subsidized conservatory level transformative arts education programs to the South L.A., Inglewood, Watts, and Compton communities and online.

L.A. County Sponsors 2nd Annual Tech Empowerment Day

On Wednesday, October 4, Los Angeles County hosted the 2nd Annual Tech Empowerment Day at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The private invitation-only event provided 6,000 middle and high school students from across the county with the opportunity to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math.

The Second Annual HBCU Culture Fest Returns to L.A. 

On Friday, Sept. 15, Obama Boulevard lit up with drums, shouts and fanfare as North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) Sound Machine Marching Band made their way to the Michelle and Barack Obama Sports Complex.