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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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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 »
The Los Angeles Clippers Foundation partnered with the Salvation Army for the tenth annual event, providing 1,000 families-in-need with bags of food and hygienic products. ... read more / watch video »