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Taste of Soul to Bring A ‘Day of Service & Soul’ to the Community
October 14, 2021
The drive-thru only event to give away free groceries, PPE supplies, and more ... read more »
Assemblymember Gipson and Senator Kamlager partner with African American Voter Registration, Education and Participation Project (AAVREP) to Defeat Right Wing Recall
August 19, 2021
In an unprecedented display of unity Black members of Congress lead by Karen Bass, local elected officials lead by Supervisor Holly Mitchell along with Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, and representatives of the California Legislative Black Caucus have organized themselves to oppose the September 14th Right Wing Recall. This dynamic group will focus specifically on ensuring Black voters turn out to vote, and vote ‘No’.  ... read more »
Profile: Sydney Kamlager Carries the Weight of All Black Women in California Senate
July 29, 2021
Kamlager, the only Black woman serving in the California Senate, spoke with California Black Media about her career, what inspires her and the priorities she has fought for since her term began. ... read more »
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Governor Newsom Sets Date for 54th Assembly District Special Election
March 18, 2021
Heather Hutt said she made the decision to run for the Assembly instead of joining her former boss in Washington, D.C., out of a life-long love for her community and a dedication to serving and uplifting those in need.  “I grew up here, in Leimert Park. This is my neighborhood. Being in this community, I understand what’s important, what leadership looks like and what the changes and challenges are. When you love where you are and you love your community, you want to share that love in your work as well as in your personal life,” she said.  ... read more »
Newly Sworn-In Sen. Sydney Kamlager Assigned to Serve on Eight Committees
March 17, 2021
Last week, California Senate Pro-Tem Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), swore in former Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager (D-Los Angeles) as the state’s newest and only Black woman senator. ... read more »
Black Lawmakers Back Gov. Newsom’s $6.6 Billion Plan for Reopening Schools
March 11, 2021
Black officials and health advocates across the state have thrown their support behind Gov. Gavin Newsom’s equity-informed plan for safely reopening California’s schools and economy. ... read more »
African Americans Win Throughout California 
November 8, 2018
Dems took over the House, but not the Senate. California has a new governor, according to LA vote, as of press time, Tony Thurmond will lead public instruction and rent control laws will remain as they are:  just some of the highlights of the country’s midterm election November 6. ... read more »
Application Process Now Open to Fill Board of Trustees Vacancy
May 11, 2018
The successful new Trustee must be at least 18 years old; be a resident of the District and a citizen of the state; a registered voter and not otherwise disqualified from holding elective office under the California State Constitution or other state laws.  He or she must not hold another elective office and cannot be a current employee of the District or must resign from such employment prior to being sworn in. ... read more »
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Kamlager Elected to Replace Ridley-Thomas in 54th District 
April 5, 2018
Kamlager’s career began at the Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) in Venice, CA, where she programmed public art programs in each of the city council districts throughout Los Angeles. In 2002, she became the director of External Affairs at Crystal Stairs. She was responsible for the agency’s legislative, advocacy and public policy agendas as well as for its parent and provider advocate program, Community Voices. While at Crystal Stairs, she trained and mobilized community advocates, fought against state budget cuts to child care and helped raise the local profile of the organization and child care’s contribution to the local economy. ... read more »
Sentinel Endorsement: Sydney Kamlager, Our choice for 54th Assembly  
March 22, 2018
Kamlager Lists Healthcare, Education among Campaign Priorities   ... read more »
Kamlager Speaks at Save Our Sons Meeting
September 6, 2017
Save Our Sons Prison Justice Ministry will present Sydney Kamlager, president of the L.A. Community College District Board Of Trustees, on Sunday, September 17, at 2:30 p.m., ... read more »
Holman UMC Hosts Presidential Debate Viewing and Panel Discussion
September 22, 2016
In light of the myriad of issues affecting African Americans across the nation, Holman United Methodist Church will host a public viewing of the U.S. presidential debate on Sept. ... read more »
Kamlager Speaks at Save Our Sons
July 14, 2016
Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Trustee Sydney Kamlager will share insight and advice on obtaining a college degree or a skilled trade at the monthly meeting of the Save Our Sons Prison Ministry. ... read more »
Kamlager embraces role of community college trustee
November 4, 2015
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the largest system of its kind in the nation. More than 100,000 students residing in 36 cities attend its nine campuses that encompass 900 square miles. ... read more »
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