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The 15th Annual Taste of Soul Brings Community Food Distribution to Crenshaw
October 22, 2020
The food distribution comes at a critical time as our community struggles with economic downturn during COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
Despite COVID-19 Pandemic, Bakewell Media & Hyundai Celebrate
October 22, 2020
On Saturday, October 17, the Taste of Soul family festival, despite of the current COVID-19 pandemic, found a way to bring the energy, spirit, love, essence, and tradition of the beloved festival with the Virtual Taste of Soul Experience, a three-hour program hosted by comedic actress, Kym Whitley, whose beautiful personality and talent was a major highlight of the show. The show was loaded with soulful musical performances from classic R&B, old-school rap, and gospel artists, with community panels, and segments empowering and supporting Black-owned restaurants. ... read more »
The 15th Annual Taste of Soul Reveals Virtual Concert and Community Food Distribution
October 15, 2020
Despite COVID-19 Taste of Soul is still delivering food and music to the community. ... read more »
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South Coast AQMD Governing Board Selects South Los Angeles for AB 617 Program to Accelerate Air Pollution Reduction in Community
October 8, 2020
Last week, the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (South Coast AQMD) Governing Board approved a recommendation to add the South Los Angeles community to the Assembly Bill 617 (AB 617) program. AB 617 requires the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and local air districts to reduce emissions in communities disproportionately impacted by air pollution. The Governing Board also directed staff to pursue additional funding to help support emissions reduction efforts in this community. ... read more »
Avoid Wildfire-Related Sicknesses: Check Air Quality to Protect Your Health  
September 24, 2020
This year’s wildfire season has already been out of the ordinary. About 3.3 million acres have burned across vast tracts of California, Oregon and Washington. The areas surrounding those places have also been affected by dangerous levels of smoke over the last few weeks.   ... read more »
South Coast AQMD Receives $15.4 Million from CARB for Replace Your Ride Program
June 11, 2020
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) Governing Board recently approved $15.4 million in funds from the California Air Resources Board for the Replace Your Ride program. ... read more »
SCAQMD Focuses on Environmental Justice at MLK Luncheon
January 23, 2020
The agency brought together community leaders, elected officials, young people and dedicated activists to honor King as well as focus on the collaborative efforts to improve air quality. ... 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 »
Air Quality Advisory: Air Quality is Unhealthy for Sensitive Individuals in Santa Clarita Valley
July 2, 2019
LOS ANGELES – According to the  ... (AQMD) forecast, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in Santa Clarita Valley tomorrow, Wednesday, July 3. Los Angeles County Health Officer, ... read more »
Harris, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Accelerate Electrification of Nation’s School Bus Fleet
June 7, 2019
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Wednesday led Senators Merkley (D-OR), Feinstein (D-CA) Booker (D-NJ), Smith (D-MN), Sanders (I-VT), and Cortez Masto (D-NV) in introducing the Clean School Bus Act, legislation to assist school districts around the country in replacing traditional diesel school buses with new, electric buses in order to mitigate students’ and drivers’ exposure to harmful pollutants and help address the climate crisis.  ... read more »
‘Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman’ A Stellar Success 
March 28, 2019
‘An audience of powerful women celebrating other powerful women’   ... read more »
WATCH: SCAQMD Hosts 6th Annual Dr. King Jr. ‘Day of Service Forum’
January 24, 2019
   A organization advocating for clean air equality for all people ... read more / watch video »
SCAQMD Awards More Than $47 Million in Incentive Funds to Implement and Demonstrate Cleaner Technologies and Fuels to Reduce Air Pollution
January 10, 2019
Much of the funding will be directed at environmental justice communities that are close to industrial areas and are some of the hardest hit by air pollution. ... read more »
SCAQMD to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum
January 8, 2019
For the sixth consecutive year, the South Coast Air Quality Management District will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its MLK Day of Service Forum at the California African American Museum.  This luncheon will feature prominent guests and speakers on the environment and air quality.  Attendees will learn about the progress achieved and challenges ahead in cleaning the air throughout the South Coast Air Basin, especially in environmental justice communities.   ... read more »
SCAQMD Awards More Than $47 Million in Incentive Funds to Implement and Demonstrate Cleaner Technologies and Fuels to Reduce Air Pollution
January 4, 2019
The South Coast Air Quality Management District today awarded $47.4 million to 26 businesses, organizations, universities, government agencies and utility companies in the South Coast Basin and Coachella Valley to help them purchase and upgrade their equipment with cleaner and energy efficient technologies.  Much of the funding will be directed at environmental justice communities that are close to industrial areas and are some of the hardest hit by air pollution.  The projects are located in all four counties in SCAQMD’s jurisdiction.    ... read more »
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