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Drew CDC’s Appoints Clarke As New President and CEO
June 2, 2022
Jackie Clarke is the new president and CEO of Drew Child Development Corporation, effective July 2022. She replaces Dr. Mike Jackson, who retires on June 30. ... read more »
Marc Morial President the National Urban League Goes 1-on-1 with The Los Angeles Sentinel  
March 10, 2022
Marc Morial has been traveling the country as the president and CEO of the National Urban League, fighting to enhance and better the lives of Black people, as well as those surviving in underserved communities and struggling with injustice on a day-to-day basis.   ... read more »
Black Los Angeles Makes Demands in Light of COVID-19 and Rates of Black Death
April 16, 2020
In response to community pressure, last week, Los Angeles County released initial racial data on who is contracting and dying from COVID-19. The rate of Black death is twice the Black population share. Black people constitute 9% of the population, but 17% of the County’s COVID-19 deaths. While trillions of dollars are being spent on the crisis and there is no shortage of local, state, and federal initiatives, resources are not being directed to meet the particular needs of the Black community. The disproportionate and deadly impact of COVID-19 on the Black community magnifies what we have known, that “underlying conditions” result from an enduring system of racial apartheid and oppression. ... read more »
Trump’s Changes to Title X Program Would Hurt the Black Community’s Access to Family Planning
September 27, 2019
Recent efforts by the Trump administration to undermine the federal Title X family planning program could significantly impede access to essential preventive health services for low-income patients across the state of California and throughout the country. ... read more »

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