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CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS BACKS REGGIE JONES-SAWYER’S RE-ELECTION BID
October 20, 2020
In the latest powerful testament to his wide-ranging coalition of support from prominent local elected officials in his re-election campaign for Assembly District 59, today California State Assemblyman and Founder of the California Progressive Caucus Reggie Jones-Sawyer earned a highly-coveted endorsement from U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters. ... read more »
The Honest Truth About Law Enforcement and Our Community
September 17, 2020
I have written about and discussed the notion that it takes just one person to misuse the law for public trust to erode and just one person to stand up to unjust actions to inspire change. The shooting and killing of Dijon Kizzee, Anthony Weber, and Andres Guardado by individual officers has further raised concerns and anger over the police culture, training, and interaction with people of color. Adversely, an individual took to violence against two sheriff deputies this past weekend seriously injuring both officers. ... read more »
ASSEMBLYMEMBER REGGIE JONES-SAWYER LAUNCHES RENTAL ASSISTANCE INFORMATION PROGRAM
September 3, 2020
To assist renters during these unprecedented times, California Assemblymember, Reggie Jones-Sawyer launched a new rental assistance program for the residence of the 59th Assembly District.   “These are very challenging times for many of the residents in my district and throughout the state.  Me, and my colleagues in the legislature, have been working to provide relief to renters as well as landlords, and I just want to make sure everyone has the necessary information to access these programs and resources during these challenging times,” stated Assembly Member Jones-Sawyer.  ... read more »
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7,500 Unique, Small Donors Propel Reggie Jones-Sawyer’s Massive Fundraising Haul
August 5, 2020
Today, Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer’s re-election campaign for Assembly District 59 announced that he had raised $702,403 in the latest fundraising report, finishing the period with $435,848 cash on hand. Jones-Sawyer’s campaign raised the sum with 7,500 unique contributions from small-dollar donors that averaged out to $4.23. ... read more »
Youth March at USC Calls for Justice
July 2, 2020
Evan, a USC student, when asked about the message behind the ‘Defund The Police’ slogan, said “the idea of the slogan, ‘Defund LAPD’ or ‘Defund the Police’ is stemming from a call to divest and to reinvest into the communities that are suffering from a lack of education programs, housing programs, along with the environmental crisis that has been going on across our nation. ... read more »
Assemblymembers Ask Governor Newsom to Establish New State Economic Assistance Fund for Undocumented Californians
April 16, 2020
LOS ANGELES, California – Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Huntington Park/South Los Angeles), along with 22 members of the State Assembly, have written a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom citing economic impacts suffered by undocumented residents of the state caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. ... read more »
Focused on Public Safety
March 26, 2020
Working to re-open the St. Vincent Medical Center and provide the community immediate access to over 180 medical beds to help assess, treat and quarantine patients afflicted with the COVID-19 virus was a necessary step in providing more resources to residents. Our work resulted in the immediate funding and logistical coordination to bring St. Vincent’s back online after its closure in January within weeks.  ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade & MedMen Partner to Educate and Prepare Young Adults for Cannabis Industry
November 14, 2019
The day-long experience was designed to prepare individuals for employment through workforce development and a job fair program. ... read more »
SCAQMD and Sentinel host Community Leaders
October 3, 2019
South Coast Air Quality Management District educates and solicits community support for cleaner air within our neighborhoods. ... read more »
Spectrum Partners with Rebuilding Together to Help Los Angeles Homeowners
September 19, 2019
Spectrum Gives Away More Than 250 Safe & Healthy Home Kits to Homeowners in the Community at the Second Annual Spectrum Community Impact Day in Southern California ... read more »
L.A. Sentinel Hosts Conversation on Advancing Black America Featuring CBC Chairwoman Karen Bass
April 18, 2019
The topic of discussion for the evening — advancing Black America during a pivotal moment in Congress ... read more »
Rusty Hicks: The Next Chair of the California Democratic Party? 
March 14, 2019
n 2008 Hicks took a leave of absence from his job to serve as the Obama campaign’s California Political Director, and worked for the late Assemblymember Mike Gordon and then-Assemblymember Ted Lieu earlier in his career. ... read more »
Bakewell Media Presents the 13th Annual Taste of Soul
September 27, 2018
Bakewell Media presents the 13th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival, in partnership with Mothers in Action and produced by the Los Angeles Sentinel on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10am-7pm on historic Crenshaw Blvd. ... read more »
Cal Growers, SoCal Coalition Form Alliance Aimed at Strengthening Cannabis Industry
August 2, 2018
(CalGrowers) and Southern California Coalition (SoCal Coalition) recently joined forces. Small cannabis businesses in the state, say representatives from both entities, are facing obstacles to legitimacy due to inordinate amounts of paperwork, over-taxation and over-regulation.  But in the end, they say hurting the industry on the local level, prevents opportunities to help patients as well as build local economies. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Alex Austin
August 2, 2018
Long Beach Poly senior corner Alex Austin has committed to Oregon State. Austin helped the Jackrabbits get a (9-3) overall record and go undefeated in the Moore League during the 2017 season. ... read more »
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