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Lakers Co-Owner Jesse Buss Holds Thanksgiving Dinner for South L.A. Students
November 29, 2018
On the eve of Thanksgiving, Lakers co-owner Jesse Buss hosted an enchanted Thanksgiving dinner with celebrity servers at Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen for South Los Angeles students and their families. ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle and Ty Dolla $ign Headline Free #TimeDone Campaign Bringing Awareness to the Past Convictions Crisis
October 25, 2018
The smooth rhythms of L.A. natives rapper Nipsey Hussle, award-winning artist Ty Dolla $ign, and R&B Bay-area artist Goapele filled the speakers at the Greek Theatre on Sunday evening, Oct. 22 for the #TimeDone campaign’s free concert. The concert served as a launching pad to raise awareness of legal prohibitions on job and housing eligibility, other barriers that 70 million Americans living with a past conviction face after completing prison sentences.  ... read more »
Everytable Opens Its Sixth Store in Compton
October 4, 2018
The Compton store, the largest Everytable store to date, gave away 500 meals last Wednesday. ... read more »
Over 2,000 People Reclaim “People’s Lot” & Celebrate 7th Annual Power Fest
August 30, 2018
Free day of family fun, culture, activism and entertainment ... read more »
Rising NFL Star Jaydon Mickens Comes ‘Out The Mud’ to Give Back
July 12, 2018
Rising NFL star Jadon Mickens of the Jacksonville Jaguars returned to his inner-city L.A. roots, along with S.E.A and Young Money APAA Sports, to present “Out the Mud”, a free youth football camp /mentorship effort for kids (ages 8-14)at Rancho Cienega Park’s Jackie Robinson Stadium (AKA Dorsey High), in South L.A. on Saturday, July 7.  ... read more »
Local Bike Club Aims to Improve Vulnerable Communities Through Riding, Maintaining Bikes
July 12, 2018
Members of the East Side Riders Bike Club said their one part of their mission is to provide opportunities to vulnerable kids in South Los Angeles by steering them in a new direction. The ten year old volunteer organization has been doing work in South L.A. and Watts that focuses on keeping kids off drugs and from gangs through recreational activities, specifically bike riding said president John Jones III via his website esrbc.org. But just as important as keeping youth away from destructive activities, is the other part of their mission, to steer kids toward activities that help them enrich the communities in which they live. ... read more »
‘eSi Pitch’ Event Held on LA84 Campus
May 31, 2018
In an effort to bridge the opportunity gap in the tech sector, local company eSportsInstruction.com hosted an event to help urban innovators and resources connect. Utilizing Skype, CEO’s from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, and Canada convened on Saturday, May 20,on the LA84 campus in South L.A. ... read more »
Young Scores High Marks in Education and Law Enforcement
May 3, 2018
The career path of Ann E. Young has come full circle. Starting out as a teacher for six years, she switched to law enforcement for 35 years and then returned to education instructing college students. ... read more »
Filmmaker & Actress Christina Cooper Aims to Inspire Younger Generation With L.A.-Based Film
April 5, 2018
The film shows how the people around you can have a negative impact on your life. ... read more »
After young Black man is gunned down in South L.A., Black teens jailed while white teen out on bail
November 23, 2017
It is expected at a future hearing that the DA’s office will move to have the two juveniles tried as adults thus paving the way for bail to be set depending on the judge’s discretion. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti joins Cal State LA, YMCA officials to announce Achieve LA college-readiness initiative
November 9, 2017
Garcetti applauded the new Achieve LA partnership and Cal State LA’s success in transforming students’ lives. ... read more »
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell celebrates #EquityAndJustice
November 7, 2017
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell Celebrates the Passing of #EquityAndJustice Package of Bills ... read more / watch video »
Veggie Bus Opens in South L.A.
November 7, 2017
Veggie Bus Opens in South L.A. ... read more »
More Regulations For Unsafe Oil Drilling Site in South L.A.
October 19, 2017
South Los Angeles environmental activists and advocates are celebrating after the City Planning Department mandated stronger protections for oil drilling sites in their community. ... read more »
2017 Taste of Soul StarQuest singing competition auditions
October 18, 2017
The 2017 Taste of Soul StarQuest singing competition auditions held at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza featured celebrity and professional judges and all-star talent from the South L.A. community. Taste of Soul is the largest one day street festival in California. Produced by Bakewell Media or ... read more / watch video »
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