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Preserve 211 LA – the County’s Community Service Hotline Operator 
February 9, 2022
Essential services for our community are at risk, and it’s up to us to save them.  ... read more »
Ernest Roberts, Community Advocate and First PVJOBS Executive Director, Dies
November 25, 2021
Ernest Roberts, the first PVJOBS Executive Director who spent two decades in this role to help transform lives through groundbreaking job programs for the at-risk community, passed away on November 17 following a long illness. ... read more »
Black Lines Matter: The Fight Over Redistricting Lines in Los Angeles
October 28, 2021
: Council Districts (CDs) 8, 9 and 10 saw minimal changes in the final draft map to be submitted to the Los Angeles City Council by the Redistricting Commission. The adopted draft map, which passed by a 15-6 vote, featured adjustments to the three CDs with the city’s highest numbers of voting age African Americans. Most notably, Exposition Park is now located in CD 8. ... read more »
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Earl Aims to Transform Lives in L.A. by Tackling Racism in Government
October 28, 2021
Monique Earl, senior assistant general manager and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, aims to fulfill her vision of transforming lives by “unraveling institutional racism and discrimination in our government institutions.” ... read more »
Redistricting Commission Adopts Draft Maps of L.A. Council Districts
October 4, 2021
After multiple public hearings and several special meetings, the Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission adopted the first set of draft maps reflecting new boundaries for L.A. council districts (CDs). ... read more »
2020 Census Reveals 2.9% Increase in L.A.’s Black Population
August 26, 2021
The statistics were disclosed at a special meeting of the L.A. City Council Redistricting Commission on August 19. The commission is charged with using census data to recommend a redistricting plan that outlines the boundaries of council districts (CDs) and each area should be largely equal in population. ... read more »
Redistricting Commissioners Seek Input from African American Community
August 19, 2021
Redistricting will bring changes to South Los Angeles, an area where many African Americans reside, and the adjustment could affect the collective power of the Black community. ... read more »
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