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Mothers In Action Celebrates Their 22nd Annual Back to School Health Fair
August 20, 2020
In memory of Mitchell's late Mother, the founder of M.I.A., Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, they distribute their first 100 backpacks each year for the last 6 years to First AME Church for their foster care youth in honor of her passing and life of service.. "My Mother was the founder of Mother's In Action, and she understood that children fail because they can't hear, they can't see, and don't have the resources to have a successful school year. So she started this thing 22 years ago, said President Mitchell." ... read more »
Mothers In Action’s Back-to-School Festival Continues to Help During Uncertain Times
August 13, 2020
Despite the difficulties of COVID-19, the organization is still dedicated to helping youth meet their educational needs. ... read more »
Over 2,500 South L.A. Families were Provided Groceries at Community Food Bank Drive-Through
July 23, 2020
In the heart of the Crenshaw District, in South L.A., a community food distribution drive through was held at the Los Angeles Sentinel on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 9M – Noon, to provide groceries for community members experiencing economic hardship due  with the COVID-19 pandemic.  Bakewell Media, Los Angeles Sentinel, Mothers In Action, AFGE, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Labor Community Services, the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Miguel Contreras Foundation, Teamsters National Black Caucus, Councilmember Herb Wesson of CD 10 and County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas of the 2nd District collaborated to successfully distribute groceries to 2,500 families in Los Angeles and surrounding areas.  ... read more »
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ANGEL NEIGHBORS IN COVID-19 TIMES –TELLING YOUR STORY TO SAY THANKS
May 21, 2020
On April 29, 1992, Ward Economic Development Corp (WEDC) had just completed its first housing development – Ward Villas (WV).  In the first month, neighbors – even those who were skeptical about who would move into affordable housing – came to help us protect the newly completed 90,000 + square ft. state of the art complex from being burned or looted.  People of good will provided staples, helped to “man” the fire hoses, stood guard, help residents feel comfortable, setting in place a close community relatedness that has lasted over these last 29 years. ... read more »
Community Responds Overwhemingly to BHERC ‘Operation Love’ Union Rescue Mission Drive
May 7, 2020
The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) continues to provide vital support to organizations that care for the homeless. Many that have been adversely impacted and expanded by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to this growing need, BHERC held its second “Operation Love” drive for essential hygiene goods for the homeless residents of the Union Rescue Mission Sunday, May 3, 2020. ... read more »
Community Service Legacy of Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Continues Focus on the Underserved Even During Crisis
April 23, 2020
The late Brenda Marsh-Mitchell served as the first President of Mothers In Action. In honor of her 73rd birthday, Mothers in Action did exactly what Brenda had dedicated her life to doing---helping others. ... read more »
BHERC ‘Operation Love’ Aids Union Rescue Mission During COVID-19
April 22, 2020
The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) continued its “Operation Love” outreach April 19, with a drive to collect toilet paper for the Union Rescue Mission (URM). ... read more »
Mothers In Action Hosted 4th Annual Read Across America Day
March 5, 2020
Authors and community leaders came to support the students by reading their own books and their favorite Dr. Seuss books. ... read more »
Black Leaders Confront LAPD Chief Moore, demand changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal
January 23, 2020
Group wants changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal ... read more »
Kenneth Jackson, Victor Over Adversity, Passes at 74
January 2, 2020
Kenneth Jackson, Victor Over Adversity, Passes at 74 ... read more »
Mothers In Action’s Annual Thanksgiving Feed Brings Holidays To Seniors in L.A.
November 28, 2019
The annual event continues to feed senior citizens throughout the greater Los Angeles area. ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: ‘The Mustard Seed’
October 10, 2019
(Thanks for reading) It’s fascinating to watch the growth of an idea, a seed, a dream. More than 350,000 neighbors attend yearly, Taste of Soul Festival. Many might like to know about its beginnings. “It’s been 14 years, now since beginning Taste of Soul Family Food Festival on Crenshaw Blvd. Bakewell Media boasts multiple thousands yearly visitors; an institution in the Crenshaw community and draws people from L.A. and beyond. ... read more »
Mother’s In Action’s 21st Annual Back to School Health & Family Festival
August 1, 2019
The health and family festival continues the tradition of helping youth get ready for their future. ... read more »
Mothers In Action’s Green Event Great Success!!!
March 28, 2019
The free drive-thru, organized collection event arrived just in time for local residents to begin their spring cleaning. ... read more »
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