Aimed at building a more inclusive and bias-fee workforce, the Los Angeles County African American Employees Association (LACAAEA) hosted “Unlearning Prejudices,” a candid discussion between members of the county’s ethnic employee organizations. ... read more »
“We need to create a society that is based on equality and justice for all. It’s paramount for humans and AI to work together. We should celebrate diversity and I believe we will see a decrease in racism, sexism, and homophobia as people embrace AI and technology,” Sophia the Robot remarked.
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A Los Angeles City Councilman proposed a new approach to addressing the city's homeless crisis, suggesting the city create an advisory board composed of the very people affected by the issue -- the currently or recently homeless. ... read more »
“The media is in a state of great disruption, but despite all of the change, one thing remains the same: the role of women is significantly smaller than that of men in every part of news, entertainment and digital media,” Julie Burton, president of the Women’s Media Center (WMC), said in a news release. ... read more »
There is so much damage done to memory and mission in our lives and to our sense of self by large and small concessions to the constant call to let go and move on regardless of what is lost or left behind. We sacrifice so much in our rush to forget, stay in style or keep in harmony with the official writers and rulers of society. However, whatever we are and will become, we must give appropriate attention to our history, in spite of all the counsel from outside to forget the past, worship the present and forfeit our future for things embraced and enjoyed now. ... read more »