The Los Angeles Sentinel

Mothers In Action’s Community Clean-Up Returns 

The annual events helps to prevent dumping and promotes a cleaner and healthier neighborhood. On Saturday, March 23, the 7th Annual Community Recycling/Clean Up returns offering the community a place to dispose of their waste in time for Spring.  

Watts Community Core Protects LA Youth 

Watts Community Core was established earlier this year in response to a pressing need for safe activities for Nickerson Gardens youths. Nickerson Gardens is a 1,066-unit public housing complex in the Watts neighborhood.  The neighborhood’s children deserve mentorship, positive role models, and a safe place to play. 

28 Black and Latino Publishers Selected to Participate in the GNI Ad Transformation Lab

The Google News Initiative, in partnership with the Association of Alternative Newsmedia (AAN), the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP), and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), today kicked off the GNI Ad Transformation Lab: a six month program to help Black and Latino news publishers in the U.S. and Canada advance their advertising strategies and grow digital revenue. We’re proud to announce the 28 organizations selected to participate in the program, which includes publishers from 14 states across the country.

Community Responds Overwhemingly to BHERC ‘Operation Love’ Union Rescue Mission Drive

The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) continues to provide vital support to organizations that care for the homeless. Many that have been adversely impacted and expanded by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to this growing need, BHERC held its second “Operation Love” drive for essential hygiene goods for the homeless residents of the Union Rescue Mission Sunday, May 3, 2020.

Senator Bernie Sanders Makes His Case with Ethnic Media Outlets

The Los Angeles Sentinel, along with other ethnic-based independent media platforms, met with Senator Bernie Sanders last Friday, to discuss issues affecting the communities they cover. From topics like the racial wealth gap and environmental racism, to gentrification, immigration and affordable healthcare — Sen. Sanders addressed it all.