The Service Employees International Union’s International Executive Board voted unanimously June 24, to elect April Verrett as secretary-treasurer and Joseph Bryant as executive vice president, adding two dynamic young leaders to President Mary Kay Henry’s leadership team as SEIU intensifies its growing “Unions for All” effort. ... read more »
When she was just 30-years-old, more than 400,0000 members of California’s largest labor union, SEIU Local 2015, elected LaPhonza Butler to be their president. Known for her outspoken, straight-shooting style as she is for her poise and even temper, Butler has a reputation for being a leader capable of building bridges and driving consensus.
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As we continue to persevere through uncertainties and shutdowns, the Community Coalition in partnership with several other community-based organizations gathered virtually to present The People’s Assembly on Race, Equity & COVID-19. ... read more »
For 12 years in a row, Taste of Soul has continued to provide all things soulful and be an economic driver in the Black community because of the chairs, co-chairs, partners and sponsors who support the event and its mission.
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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 »
SACRAMENTO, CALIF – .Gov. Jerry Brown appointed the head of California’s largest union and three others Monday to the University of California Board of Regents, which sets tuition and other policy for the university system. ... read more »
Hundreds of in-home care workers marched through downtown today to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting to ask for higher wages, with labor leaders' last request set at $1 above minimum wage. ... read more »
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 »