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‘Education Is Key’ Raises Money for Inner-city L.A. Students
May 12, 2022
Founded by Nicole “NeeKKo” Lindsey, what once started as a campaign is now a non-profit 501©(3) called, Education is Key (#Educationiskey). Education Is Key promotes education and fundraises money for scholarships for inner city students of Los Angeles. ... read more »
The Impact of COVID-19 on HBCUs and Black Students
March 16, 2022
In March 2020, when college campuses across the country closed and sent students home, many HBCUs continued to house hundreds of students who did not have homes to return to. Groups of students were stuck on campus without the funds to pay for transportation back to their home cities. This challenge was a byproduct of several students losing the jobs they used to help fund their education, along with loss of family income. Many students became both food and housing insecure without the critical resources that HBCUs often provide. ... read more »
National Congress of Black Women to Honor Shirley Chisholm at Annual Brunch
September 5, 2019
"Black women are awesome, but unfortunately, our true stories don't always make the news. Mrs. Chisholm was our founder along with many great women like Dr. C. DeLores Tucker, Dr. Lezli Baskerville, Dr. Mary Frances Berry, Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, and the Honorable Alexis Herman," Williams said.  ... read more »
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Oxnard Nonprofit Symposium Provides Nonprofits with Valuable Property Tax Strategies
October 4, 2018
Board of Equalization (BOE) Member Jerome E. Horton, together with City of Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn, Ventura County Assessor Dan Goodwin, and Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE) hosted the Nonprofit Empowerment and Exemption Symposium and Expo, an event designed to help nonprofit and faith-based organizations grow and prosper in their work serving local communities on Thursday, September 27, at the Oxnard Performing Arts & Convention Center.  ... read more »
Blake Griffin and the L.A. Clippers Foundation Team with Vision To Learn
January 22, 2018
Blake Griffin and the L.A. Clippers Foundation have partnered with non-profit Vision To Learn and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to provide free eye exams and glasses to every LAUSD student in need throughout the district. Out of over 600,000 LAUSD students, an estimated 15 to 20 percent need glasses. Over the next two years, every student K-12th grade in LAUSD who needs an eye exam and glasses will get them, free of charge, thanks to the generous support of the L.A. Clippers Foundation, Blake Griffin, and LAUSD. ... read more »
Charity and Philanthropy Imperiled by Republican Tax Plan
November 23, 2017
The federal Republican tax plan would create a system detrimental to nonprofit charities. ... read more »
‘We Tell Our Stories’ showcased at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre
October 5, 2017
The intergenerational cast kept the audience enthralled throughout. ... read more »
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