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The Department of Health Services will Lease Medical Space to Respond to Health Issues in South East Los Angeles
August 5, 2020
Solis introduced a motion that passed on Tuesday; the Department of Health Services will lease medical space to respond to health issues in south east Los Angeles. At this new health center there will be primary care providers, nurses, case managers, case navigators, and other caring personnel to provide health services during COVID-19 and after the pandemic. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Announces LAX will have a Travel Safety Ambassador Program
July 29, 2020
The mayor Announced that Los Angeles International Airport will have a Travel Safety Ambassador Program. It encourages passengers to practice physical distancing and follow hygienic guidelines, in the Southwest Terminal 1 and at the Tom Bradley International Terminal there will be ambassadors to hand out free masks. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Launches New L.A. Mask Print Project to Encourage Angelenos to Wear Face Coverings in Public
July 22, 2020
Wednesday, July 22, Los Angeles City Mayor announced the launch of the L.A. Mask Print Project. It will help reach even more people with a clear message: when you wear a mask, you stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep everyone healthy and safe. “The city is looking to collaborate with small business throughout this directive, to distribute posters through Los Angeles. ... read more »
State Agencies Update Faith and Nonprofit Leaders on COVID-19 Resources
May 7, 2020
California state agencies came together on April 29 to update faith leaders and nonprofits executives on the disproportionate impact of coronavirus on African Americans and minorities and the array of resources available to combat the crippling disease. ... read more »
L.A. Public Officials List four “Prerequisites” needed to relax Safer at Home Order
April 25, 2020
Friday, April 24. Los Angeles Public Officials announced prerequisites to relax the Safer at Home Order. The L.A. County has been monitoring the spread and behavior of the coronavirus, they are moving very cautiously towards re-opening the economy. All decisions are dependent on the science and data behind COVID-19; Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer released latest updates surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Leaders of the city outlined the safety measures in place, as they strategize future recovery stages. There is a high risk for a surge in COVID-19 related deaths and positive cases once the order is lifted without precaution. ... read more »
COVID-19: turns Pre-existing Issues into Devastating Tragedies; How the Digital Divide No Longer Can Remain on The Outskirts of Government Policy
April 16, 2020
Coronavirus exposed resources that are assisting with pre-existing issues: homelessness, unemployment, and health conditions by demographic. All the noted adversities evolved into tragedy and devastation, as coronavirus continues to attack more than the human body. The unsheltered have always been exposed to elements; that could possibly have ended their life. Those who lost their job or lived paycheck to paycheck, always were on the cliff with their feet dangling in front of an abyss of unmanageable financial responsibility. There has been a call to close the digital divide for 25 years now. ... read more »
Save Black Lives from COVID-19
April 16, 2020
"We are the number one target for this disease. We have pre-existing conditions, and yet we're told to go home when we visit the emergency room. We know that there must be some form of regulation in place for testing and getting testing sites and equipment into the community," said Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Michigan). ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente contributes $1 million to 10 leading public health organizations, and is collaborating with the CDC Foundation to support COVID-19 response
March 26, 2020
Support for effective outbreak response will help share best practices based on evidence and data ... read more »
Professional Sports Leagues Temporarily Limit Locker Room Access To Players And Essential Staff
March 9, 2020
Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the National Hockey League (NHL) today issued the following joint statement ... read more »
Reentry and Opportunity Center Improves Outcomes for Probation Clients
July 4, 2019
Described as a one-stop shop, the facility houses community and county service providers to assist clients with a second chance to change the trajectory of their life. ... read more »
Beaver Addresses Social and Health Disparities in Unincorporated L.A. County
March 13, 2019
In the spirit of Women’s History Month, , the L.A. Sentinel Religion section presents L.A.-area “Champions of Faith,” which features ordinary people inspired by their faith to make a difference in the community. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Shamayah Revis
May 10, 2018
Freshman golfer Shamayah Revis etched her name in Cal State L.A. history by being an inaugural member of the women’s golf team. ... read more »
Whole Person Care
December 14, 2017
Sarah Kayne, Medical Student, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Summer Research Student, UCLA Community Engagement and Research Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute. ... read more »
Why Ending AIDS in Africa Matters to Black Americans
December 6, 2017
In recent months, several African heads of state have made public their commitment to support the goal of ending AIDS by 2030. ... read more »
President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California
October 11, 2017
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.  ... read more »
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