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SCLC President Charles Steele, Jr. Wants to Fulfill the Promise of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign
July 25, 2019
The South Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), a national leader in civil and political rights, held a convention in Atlanta from July 18 to July 20 to scrutinize a topic many Americans are rather uncomfortable discussing — poverty. ... read more »
What Do Black Parents Want?
January 24, 2019
Black parents want a quality education for their children.  But countless demands that their children have a right to such an education typically fall on deaf ears, even though Black students remain disproportionately at the lowest achievement levels.  Low achieving students should be the chief target of education reform, but non-English and limited English-speaking students in Los Angeles (LAUSD) receive far more resources than Black students. ... read more »
Rereading King in Critical Times: Mapping and Making Our Way Forward
January 9, 2019
In these critical times which unavoidably raise the pressing questions of mapping and making our way forward regardless, a thoughtful rereading of Dr. Martin Luther King’s historical speech, “Where Do We Go From Here?” offers us an excellent point of departure. ... read more »
Dorothy Cotton, Civil Rights Pioneer and MLK Colleague, Dies
June 14, 2018
Cotton died Sunday afternoon at the Kendal at Ithaca retirement community in New York, said Jared Harrison, a close friend who was at her bedside. Harrison said she had battled illnesses recently but didn't specify a cause of death. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (January 4 – January 10)
January 10, 2018
This Week In Black History (January 4 – January 10) ... read more / view gallery »
A New Leader for the LACCD Board of Trustees? There’s Only One Choice
July 10, 2017
When the Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees elects its new President next week, they have a chance to make a statement--they can elect a leader who both looks like and understands the students the district serves. Why is it important? The new President will become the face of the district, and with nearly four out of five students coming from minority backgrounds, that face should reflect the composition of the colleges. That's why we are urging the LACCD Board of Trustees to elevate Sydney Kamlager-Dove to its presidency. ... read more »
Free Math Tutoring
April 14, 2017
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Bernard LaFayette Jr. Wins Gandhi Award
December 1, 2016
Bernard LaFayette Jr., whose memoir “In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma” was released in paperback earlier this year, has been awarded the 2016 Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconciliation and Peace. ... read more »
‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press Legend George Curry Dies at 69
August 24, 2016
The Black Press has lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors and veteran journalist ... read more »
SCLC Selects Winners of Youth Competition
January 20, 2016
Three winners emerged out of more than 30 youth displaying their creative talents and public-speaking skills during the 2016 Essay, Oratory and Art Competition sponsored by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California (SCLC-SC) on January 12. ... read more »
SCLC to host MLK Awards & Benefit Gala
January 14, 2016
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) of Southern California will honor four distinguished individuals at its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Awards & Benefit Gala on Jan. ... read more »
SCLC Los Angeles: ‘Bending the Arc and Breaking Barriers’ Essay and Art Contest
November 25, 2015
Winners Will Receive Cash Prizes The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California (SCLC-SC) Emerging Leaders is holding Essay & Oratorical and Art Contests as a part of King Legacy Week 2016. ... read more »
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