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COVID-19: Flatten the Curve, Bridge the Opportunity Divide
March 26, 2020
We’re already in a global recession that will inform a national recession. An estimated 80 million U.S. jobs are at risk. More than 75 percent of 16–-24-year-olds are hourly employees who are at greater risk of being laid off. ... read more »
Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson Partners with Good+Foundation to Supply Families in Need with Free Diapers and Baby Wipes
March 26, 2020
Los Angeles Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson has partnered with the Good+Foundation in Los Angeles to provide free diapers, baby wipes and toys to local families in need during the coronavirus outbreak.  The diapers and baby wipes will be distributed to local organizations that work with low-income families in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
County Orders Stricter Restrictions to Start at Midnight Due to COVID-19
March 19, 2020
Stepping up restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of coronavirus, Los Angeles County and city officials issued a ``Safer At Home'' order today, calling on people to remain home as much as possible and for businesses that don't provide essential goods or services to close. ... read more »
“Don’t Tap Your Neighbor:” Black Faith Leaders Respond to Coronavirus Crisis
March 19, 2020
Many faith-based organizations are encouraging their members to follow public health guidelines to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  ... read more »
Stop Evictions and Foreclosures: New Bill Responds to Coronavirus Crisis
March 19, 2020
California lawmakers are pushing for legislation that would provide rental relief and order a temporary suspension of mortgage payments for residents affected by COVID-19, or the Coronavirus disease.  ... read more »
L.A. County Confirms 16 More Coronavirus Cases, Bringing Total to 69
March 16, 2020
Local health officials confirmed 16 more cases of coronavirus today, bringing the county's total to 69, as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city would comply with California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order to close all bars, and officials prepared to use Dockweiler RV Park south of LAX as a quarantine zone. ... read more »
Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Supervisor Hilda Solis Bring Hope to Hope Street With New Homeless Shelter
March 13, 2020
It was a great day to have hope in Los Angeles as Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Supervisor Hilda Solis celebrated the completion of the first Bridge Home in District 9. ... read more »
WATCH: City of L.A. – What You Should Know About the Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
... Mayor Eric Garcetti Statement to Public: Hi, I hear you. I know there’s uncertainty and anxiety right now in our communities about the novel coronavirus outbreak. ... read more / watch video »
L.A. County Declares State of Emergency for Coronavirus
March 6, 2020
Stressing that they were acting out of "an abundance of caution'' and not panic, Los Angeles city and county officials today declared a state of emergency for the novel coronavirus, as six new cases of the disease were revealed in the county in the last 48 hours. ... read more »
Wesson Hosts Final Art Exhibit on The Bridge
March 5, 2020
His last exhibit is a display of legacy and contemporary stand up African-American comedians, producers, writers, publicists and venue owners.  The exhibition honors past African American stand-up comedians and features current African American comedians of achievement. In addition, local African Americans. ... read more »
Civil Rights Champion, Rita Walters, Passes at 89
February 27, 2020
“As a civil-rights advocate and the first Black woman to be elected to L.A. City Council, Ms. Walters was not only a pillar to this community but a model public servant. She inspired the minds of future generations of women of color to strive for their dreams and accomplish their goals regardless of their adversities,” said Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. ... read more »
Temporary Housing Facility Opens in Venice for Homeless People
February 27, 2020
A temporary-housing shelter providing 100 beds for homeless adults and 54 beds for youth opened today in the Venice area.  ... read more »
CSU Dominguez Hills President Thomas A. Parham Honored by the City of Los Angeles with the Hall of Fame Award for Education
January 30, 2020
California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President Thomas A. Parham will be honored with the City of Los Angeles Hall of Fame Award for Education on Feb. 5, at 11 a.m., at L.A. City Hall during the opening ceremony for the city’s annual African American Heritage Month Celebration. ... read more »
Labor Leaders, Elected Officials Discuss Unions for All During CDC
November 22, 2019
On Saturday November 16 in downtown Long Beach, elected officials including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti California Democratic Party Chair Rusty Hicks, and Congresswoman Maxine Waters joined SEIU members in discussing their 2020 Unions for All agenda. The discussion took place during a breakfast meeting as part of the California Democratic Convention. For the coming election year, union members said they are hoping for changes that include “ending money bail, and throwing open the doors for every person in this country to have the opportunity to join a union, no matter where they work.” ... read more »
The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Featuring Marine Toys For Tots
November 22, 2019
The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Featuring Marine Toys for Tots, produced by Associated Television International and presented in association with The City of Los Angeles, will be led this year by Access Hollywood television icon, MARIO LOPEZ and his family, who will serve as Grand Marshals. ... read more »
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