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Southern California Edison Sheds Light on Future Pathway to Inclusivity
September 3, 2020
In this space of reflection and solitude, Southern California Edison (SCE) illuminates their next moves in their journey towards social change. With over 13,000 employees affiliated to this utility firm, extensive research traveled through the company from the top executive level to their field agents. SCE wanted to know their personal social climate within their working sector; reflecting 70% of their employees being women and people of color. Through the “International and Southern California Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report,” SCE was able to pinpoint and bring a laser focus to opportunities for growth and uplifting their Black constituents that show their loyalty to the company every time they put on the Edison uniform.   ... read more »
GLAAACC LAUNCHES BLACK BUSINESS BOOT CAMP
August 20, 2020
For over a decade, The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce has worked with promising business owners to propel them to the next level in their industry with its Business Evolution Program.  ... read more »
Safe Digging Starts With Calling 811
August 12, 2020
With National 811 Day- Opens in new window on Aug. 11 and more than 200 million miles of underground utilities in the country, calling 811 before any digging project to have underground utility lines marked for free is the safest- Opens in new window and only way to go — whether you’re planting a shrub or installing a fence — to prevent the outages, property damage, injuries and even death that can occur when underground utilities are hit. ... read more »
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Energy and Gas Assistance Funds Provides Utility Assistance to Families in Need
August 5, 2020
More support with energy bills is now available to people directly affected by the coronavirus pandemic due to job loss, closures, illness, or for seniors. United Way of Greater Los Angeles is partnering with Southern California Edison (SCE) and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) to administer SCE’s Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) and SoCalGas’s Gas Assistance Fund (GAF) programs designed to prevent people from falling into financial hardship. As COVID-19 puts thousands more at risk of financial insecurity, EAF and GAF have extended and increased its maximum assistance available. ... read more »
Southern California Edison is counting on its customers to participate in the upcoming 2020 Census
March 12, 2020
SCE is focused on reaching hard-to-count populations across its service area. ... read more »
GLAAACC CELEBRATES 27 YEARS OF HONORING BUSINESS LEADERS
February 20, 2020
For twenty-seven years the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) Annual Economic Awards Dinner has been the premiere event of the African American business community.  The event recognizes individuals, small businesses and corporations who have contributed to the economic growth and development of the African American small business community. ... read more »
Dec. 16 is Deadline to Apply for $1.2 Million in Scholarships from Edison Scholars Program
December 12, 2019
There’s still time for high school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million 2020 Edison Scholars Program. ... read more »
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
October 24, 2019
West Coast’s largest family festival attracts thousands from L.A. area and beyond ... read more »
OCCF Announces Tammy Tumbling as First Chief Operating Officer
October 24, 2019
Former SCE executive brings 25+ years of leadership and operations expertise to OCCF ... read more »
College Dormitory Safety: A Lesson in Preventable Hazards
August 26, 2019
Awareness and education are key to electrical safety on and off campus It might not be up there with calculus, algebra and economics for students, but  ...   ... read more »
Aerial Inspections of Electrical Equipment Help Reduce Risk
August 19, 2019
Southern California Edison has a comprehensive Wildfire Mitigation Plan intended to protect against and mitigate fire ignitions that may be associated with utility infrastructure. Residents in Baldwin Hills and Ladera Heights may see SCE aircraft on a regular basis over the next few months inspecting poles and equipment on poles. ... read more »
Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory Offers Free Music Lessons for Youth
August 9, 2019
It’s no secret that when it comes to under-resourced communities in predominantly Black and Brown neighborhoods, arts and music education is usually lacking. But the program director of the Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory & Youth Symphony, Billy Mitchell, says it’s not because the programs don’t exist. ... read more »
New Income Guidelines Can Save Qualified Customers Money on their Electricity Bill
June 27, 2019
Effective June 1, the California Public Utilities Commission(CPUC) announced new 2019-2020 income qualified guidelines for three financial assistance programs—California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE), Family Electric Rate Assistance(FERA) and Energy Savings Assistance(ESA). The income changes mean more SCE customers may be eligible to receive program discounts of up to 30 percent on their monthly electric bill. ... read more »
Black SCE Employee Alleges She Was Passed Over for Multiple Promotions
June 6, 2019
The plaintiff is seeking at least $1 million in damages and a court order directing SCE to investigate its employees' racial and retaliation complaints ... read more »
Thirty High School Seniors Awarded $1.2 Million in Scholarships From Edison International
April 4, 2019
Sixty-three percent of the 2019 seniors will be first-generation college students ... read more »
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