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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 »
Mark Ridley-Thomas Formally Kicks Off City Council Campaign
December 19, 2019
Firefighters and carpenters, members of the faith community and the arts community, local neighborhood activists and elected officials from throughout the region, and volunteers from every walk of life turned out Saturday, December 14 for Mark Ridley-Thomas’ official City Council campaign kickoff. ... read more »
Homelessness Spikes Up 12 Percent in L.A. County
June 6, 2019
    Homelessness in Los Angeles County spiked by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, according to figures released today, with the region’s housing costs outpacing wages and forcing people onto the streets faster than authorities can find them shelter. ... read more »
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Los Angeles Southwest College hosts 4th Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles 
January 31, 2019
A partnership with the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and other regional leaders, the hiring fair connected hundreds of Angelenos with meaningful job opportunities in homeless services  ... read more »
Improving Black/Latino Relations is Their Job, Not Others’
October 12, 2018
Improving Black/Latino relations was never really a major political priority in Los Angeles but should have been. Why? Sustainable collaboration between the two groups, based on mutual respect and an explicit commitment to honor the terms of any agreement to work together, is really the only way to strengthen their relationship and respective goals. ... read more »
Free SAT-Prep Workshop, Nov. 10 at Kaiser BHC
October 12, 2018
High school students can register now for the free SAT-prep workshop to be held Saturday, November 10, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the conference center at Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Offices, 3782 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008. The workshop provides instruction and tutoring for all sections. A 30-minute practice test will be held at 8:30 a.m. ... read more »
Registration is Open for Annual United Way Homewalk
October 5, 2017
HomeWalk has successfully mobilized more than 85,000 people and raised $7.6 million in funding for homeless initiatives ... read more »
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