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Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Brings Community Art Therapy to South Los Angeles Youth
August 15, 2019
The 8-week Blue Shield Promise Community Art Therapy program was held in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles, Challengers Clubhouseand Wellnest(formerly Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic). The project helps local youth deal with everyday trauma they face by using their creativity to help design a mural based on their hopes and aspirations. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Promotes Energy and Water Conservation through Outreach and Awareness
August 1, 2019
Brotherhood Crusade is among 20 Los Angeles based organizations that is being supported by The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to promote energy efficiency and water conservation through outreach and awareness program and activities in the South Los Angeles communities. ... read more »
Clippers Introduce Kawhi Leonard, Paul George

July 26, 2019
The Los Angeles Clippers formally introduced their newly acquired power duo of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, with ever-excited team owner Steve Ballmer leading the cheers to welcome the pair. ... read more »
New Book Released on Early Life of John Mack
July 25, 2019
Everyone agrees that John W. Mack made a lasting impact on the city, especially in South Los Angeles. His role in advancing civil rights, social justice and economic equity for African Americans is documented in print publications, Internet entries, TV news archives and several YouTube videos. ... read more »
Two Boys, One Girl Wounded in South Los Angeles Drive-By Shooting
July 12, 2019
Two 12-year-old boys and a 16-year old girl were hospitalized this morning in unknown condition with gunshot wounds suffered in a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles, and the shooter was at-large. ... read more »
Arraignment Set for Motorist Charged in Building Crash that Killed Woman
July 12, 2019
Connie Jo Howard, 59, was charged Thursday with one count each of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage causing injury and driving with a 0.08 percent blood alcohol content causing injury in connection with the July 3 crash. ... read more »
South LA Beauty Shops Become a Safe Haven for Reducing Depression for African American Women
June 27, 2019
Depression affects more than 12 million women in the United States annually, according to Mental Health America; and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, African American women are at the highest risk for experiencing major depression. ... read more »
Lord’s House of Prayer Makes a Mark in South L.A.
June 26, 2019
Pastor Gregory and First Lady Diana White work together at the Lord’s House of Prayer for All People to bring their worship and food ministry to the congregation and community. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass and Van Jones Speak at the People Power Convention
June 19, 2019
On June 8th, many South L.A. residents came together at Los Angeles Trade Technical College for the 4th annual People Power Convention hosted by Community Coalition. The convention is a mass organizing event where residents learn about educational equity, justice reinvestment, art activism, and unified voting power. ... read more »
Softball Gold Medalist Gives Back with Summer Program
June 13, 2019
Over 100 girls from South Los Angeles came out to start off the 8-week summer program that will teach them the ins and outs of softball, along with life lessons on teamwork and dedication. As a former softball player for UCLA, Watley also gives college softball players an opportunity of mentorship as the coaches of the 27teams. Partnered with the Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, The Natasha Watley Softball League (NWSL) continues to provide its no-fee softball summer program at parks throughout Los Angeles for girls ages 8 to 15.  ... read more »
Victim in Fatal Crenshaw Crash Had Stopped When She Was Rear-Ended
June 6, 2019
A female driver was arrested on charges of vehicular manslaughter by gross negligence following a crash in the Hyde Park area of South Los Angeles that claimed the life of a 30-year-old woman, police said. ... read more »
Man Indicted for Nipsey Hussle Killing
May 23, 2019
A 29-year-old man pleaded not guilty today to a grand jury indictment charging him with the March 31 killing of Nipsey Hussle and the wounding of two other men in front of the rapper’s clothing store in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Son, Father Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in South L.A.
May 17, 2019
The suspected shooter was identified as Kody Lewis Cox, 27, who is believed to have fatally wounded his father Arthur William Cox, 55, before killing himself, according to the LAPD and Los Angeles County coroner's office. ... read more »
Youth Theatre Program Underfunded, Undersourced and Nearly Forgotten: Young Artists Use Their Talent and Voices to Fight Back
May 3, 2019
Education Ensemble launches its inaugural production written, performed, and produced by youth artists from South Los Angeles. These young people are able to do so thanks to a scholarship from the Hollywood Fringe Festival and several donors. “Resonant: Student Voices Anthology” is a series of 10-minute plays on issues youth are most concerned about. Nearly five-years in the making, it covers a variety of topics including, police brutality, self-harm, bullying, LGBTQ+ visibility, trauma, poverty, and voice. Each part of the collective is a winner of the Young Writers Project of Hollywood and as a whole conveys the fears, love, and passions of Generation Z. ... read more »
Advocate for Incarcerated Women to Receive Honorary Doctorate from CSUN
May 2, 2019
It took six visits to prison before Susan Burton found the support she needed to break the incarceration cycle. Determined to help other women like herself, she founded A New Way of Life Reentry Project in South Los Angeles in the late 1990s. ... read more »
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