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Pepperdine GSEP Foster Grandparent Program Staff Gives Support during Pandemic
May 28, 2020
The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) is a national program which was created in 1965 with over 400 chapters across the United States that serve more than 250,000 special needs or at-risk youth. ... read more »
California State Senator Steven Bradford Secures $25,000 Contribution from Phillips 66 and Participates in Food Giveaway
May 14, 2020
State Senator Steven Bradford (35th District) helped secure a donation of $25,000 to the Gardena Carson Family YMCA through a grant from the Crisis Response Community Relief Project of Phillips 66. The check presentation occurred at the YMCA food giveaway today. Senator Bradford and over 20 volunteers handed out food and fresh produce to hundreds of residents while practicing safe social distancing. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Focuses on Economic Recovery of African Americans in COVID-19 Crisis
April 2, 2020
The first draft of the COVID-19 Senate stimulus bill focused money to bailout large corporations and the top one percent. But after days of negotiation that included President Trump big footing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the legislation was changed to focus more on the needs of main street Americans. ... read more »
Best of Family, Health & Lifestyle 2019
December 26, 2019
Here are some of the highlights from 2019 ... read more / view gallery »
Chevrolet and NNPA Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship Launches its Fourth Year!
May 9, 2019
Each year since 2016, General Motors’ Chevrolet brand has partnered with the NNPA, a trade association that represents more than 200 African American-owned newspapers and media companies around the country. The Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship provides a $10,000 scholarship, $7,500 stipend and the road trip of a lifetime to between six and eight students selected for the honor. ... read more »
Reps. Roybal-Allard & Bass Host Resource Fair for Seniors in South L.A.
December 13, 2018
The fair featured agency representatives who provided 40th and 37th Congressional District constituents with valuable informational resources. ... read more »
Seniors Came, Danced and Ate at the Annual Appreciation Luncheon in the Ninth District
September 27, 2018
L.A. City Councilman Curren Price hosts more than 1,200 senior residents to a fun-filled day featuring live musical entertainment, lunch, transportation, and a resource fair ... read more »
Formerly Homeless Residents Celebrate Refurbished, Affordable Living
April 5, 2018
Senior housing apartment community with subsidized rent underwent $36 million renovation with zero rent increase ... read more »
Check Floating Scam Targets Seniors, Others Selling Items
February 23, 2018
Check Floating Scam Targets Seniors, Others Selling Items ... read more »
One Volunteer’s Journey
August 17, 2017
Generation Xchange –an intergenerational program to benefit older adults and elementary school children ... read more »
Intersection: Dementia, Poverty, Homelessness 
May 3, 2017
This is the first in a three-part series on how three key ills combine to leave elders with skilled care needs unmet. Pt. 1 - Dementia ... read more »
A Senior’s Dream Vacation Can Turn into a Nightmare with the Tourist Visa Scam
March 2, 2017
Seniors who have saved up for years to take a vacation abroad could arrive at their dream destination only to find that they have been conned. ... read more »
Kitchen Divas And The Aging Well In South Los Angeles Project
January 30, 2017
Feb. 18 Join us for a Free Workshop at To Help Everyone Health and Wellness Center, Wednesday, February 18, from 4PM – 6PM, to learn about preventive services and how to jump start or continue your path to healthy aging. ... read more »
Seniors Targeted By Fake Landlords
July 30, 2015
Seniors should be skeptical of eye-catching photos of luxurious vacation properties posted online by scammers ... read more »
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