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W.N.B.A. Star Brittney Griner Freed in Prisoner Swap
December 8, 2022
President Joseph announced this morning that W.N.B.A. star Brittney Griner, "B.G.," has been freed from a Russian prison. ... read more »
Vice President Harris Tabbed to Swear in Bass as Mayor  
December 8, 2022
Vice President Kamala Harris will administer the oath of office to Los Angeles Mayor-elect Karen Bass during her inauguration ceremony, the White House announced on December 5, 2022.  ... read more »
Cal State LA Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Create a Pathway to Diversity Program 
December 8, 2022
Cal State LA has been awarded an $880,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to increase diversity in STEM fields through recruiting and training the next generation of molecular simulation scientists.  ... read more »
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Black Women Rally Release Report on COVID Impact 
December 8, 2022
Black Women Rally for Action, a health and wellness coalition, marked the grim milestone of 3,000 deaths of black people from COVID-19 complications in Los Angeles County since 2020.    ... read more »
GLAAACC’s 5th Annual Women in the C-Suite Honors Congresswoman Maxine Waters  
December 8, 2022
Entrepreneurs, executives, seasoned businesswomen and startups converged for an evening of empowerment, encouragement, and solidarity at the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual Women in the C-Suite.    ... read more »
Become a Foster or Foster-Adopt Parent Attend Children’s Bureau’s Virtual Online Orientation
December 8, 2022
Children's Bureau is one of the largest private, non-profit adoption agencies in California and one of the few that is nationally accredited by the Child Welfare League of America. In Los Angeles County alone, the foster care population exceeds 33,000 children with 200 of those foster children waiting for an adoptive family. ... read more »
THREE LEADERS IN LABOR, RACIAL, AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE ELECTED TO TOP POSITIONS AT CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST UNION
December 8, 2022
Today, members of SEIU Local 2015, the nation’s largest long-term care union and California’s largest labor union representing nearly 450,000 long-term care workers, announced the appointment of Arnulfo De La Cruz as President of the Union, Carmen Roberts as Executive Vice President, and Blanca Carias as First Vice President of Home Care.  ... read more »
Baldwin Hills Elementary Community Join’s UTLA Protest
December 8, 2022
Families from Baldwin Hills Elementary join forces with United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) at rallies on December 5, 2022 to demand a fair contract. ... read more »
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Chesapeake Apartments Residents Will Protest at the Los Angeles Housing Department Offices
December 8, 2022
Frustrated by the Los Angeles Housing Department’s (LAHD) decision not to place the Chesapeake Apartment complex into the Rent Escrow Account Program (REAP), residents held a protest and press conference at LAHD’s offices on Friday to call out the department’s failure to hold the complex’s owner, billionaire slumlord Mike Nijjar, accountable for its dilapidated and unsafe conditions.  ... read more »
LA County Parks Set for Snow Day Fun as Winter Wonderland Returns to Southland this Friday    
December 8, 2022
Snow days return to the southland as L.A. County Parks & Recreation reprises its popular Parks After Dark Winter Wonderland festivities at 34 L.A. County parks over three weekends in December.    ... read more »
City Council Reinstates Mark Ridley Thomas Pay & Benefits
December 7, 2022
In a move to correct a previous wrong, the Los Angeles City Council today, voted to re-instate the salary and benefits of suspended Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas. ... read more »
Black People Do Get Sunburnt
December 1, 2022
Unsun Cosmetics is a Los Angeles-based cosmetics company dedicated to providing both beauty and skin protection to everyone of all skin tones. Started by President Katonya Breaux in 2016, she founded this company to find a solution for the little black moles she’d grown up seeing on her family’s faces and then herself as she got older.    ... read more »
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation and IE Entrepreneurs Honored for their Work
November 17, 2022
 The Association of Fundraising Professionals Inland Empire chapter has named Reginald and René Webb, and the Philanthropic Foundation of California State University, San Bernardino as Excellence in Philanthropy Honorees for 2022. ... read more »
Community Build Salutes Heroes And Sheroes
November 17, 2022
Community Build, Inc. celebrated three decades of providing “a culture of care” by paying tribute to community heroes and sheroes at their 30th Anniversary Celebration. ... read more »
Slain Football Players Remembered as Funny, Sweet, Ambitious
November 17, 2022
Virginia football coach Tony Elliott smiled broadly when asked to share thoughts about three of his players slain in a campus shooting, as if doing so would offer some respite from two days of intense heartache. ... read more »
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