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The multi-billion-dollar video gaming industry owes a sizable portion of its success to Black and Brown teen and young adult consumers. Yet, when you look at the percentage of minorities in the industry’s senior management and game development ranks, they are under-represented and underpaid in comparison to Whites. That fact, and how to begin leveling the playing field, was the topic of discussion at the Entrepreneur Educational Center’s (EECI) 1st Annual “Business Opportunity in Gaming and Animation Summit.”  Held at EECI’s arles Business Opportunity Center (QBOC) in South Los Angeles, the Summit featured speakers from the gaming and animation industry,

Thousands Join Councilmember Price at Jovial Two-Day Celebration to Mark Reopening of “South Park 2.0!”

Thousands of overjoyed children, families and seniors joined Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and the Department of Recreation and Parks and Bureau of Engineering on April 27 to celebrate the renaissance and nearly $8 million makeover of South Park Recreation Center. The facelift coincides with the park’s 120-year anniversary, making it one of the oldest and most historic parks in the city of Los Angeles. Councilman Price hosted the grand reopening Saturday with a deluge of family-friendly activities, including Lucha Libre wrestlers, Krump legend and battle zone creator “Tommy the Clown,” an egg hunt, dunk tank and jumpers and

Councilmember Curren Price Welcomes South Park Community Safety Partnership (CSP) Officers in Effort to Reduce Crime, Build Relationships

In an effort to build a safer and healthy community, Councilmember Curren Price welcomed 10 specifically trained LAPD officers who will be working with local residents to reduce violent crime in the South Park area in Council District 9. The new Community Safety Partnership (CSP) program launched on April 15 aims to build trust between residents and law enforcement by developing sports, recreational and other community programming.