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Dr. Gerald Higginbotham’s Life Mission is Spelled FREEDOM

Black History Month is an excellent time to focus on some of the good that God is doing in our city, our surrounding geographical areas, nation states, on the continent of Africa, in Bermuda and around the globe, through the visionary leadership of Dr. Gerald A. Higginbotham.

Corvette of Choice Wholeheartedly Serving Our Communities for 18 Years Strong

Established in 2005, the car club “Corvette of Choice” (COC) has lived up to its motto   “To be actively involved in the community and help those who are less fortunate than Themselves.”  This non-profit organization delights in being involved and making a positive difference in the community, and their beautiful cars are used as a tool to reach those in nee

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. 

Commercial Pilot Dr. G Equips Others to Reach Their Highest Potential

American Airlines Captain, Dr. Gerald A. Higginbotham; affectionately known as “Captain, Dr. G”, is a man on a mission to effectively educate and empower individuals and communities to flourish; by closing the widening income gap between the rich and the poor, and to equip youth and adults to reach their highest potential.

Fathers of the Community Celebrate 8th Global Day of Compassion on July 31

Fathers of the Community will celebrate their 8th Global Day of Compassion on Sunday, July 31. Cases of water and $25 gift cards will be distributed to seniors in Baldwin Hills, Pasadena and Watts. A “Movie in the Park” event for the local community will be held at Jim Gilliam Park at dusk.

Children’s Institute Celebrates New Watts Campus with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

On Saturday, June 25, the Children’s Institute invited the community out for a ribbon cutting ceremony for a day of celebration for their new Watts campus. Designed by architect and designer, Frank Gehry, pro-bono, the new CII Watts campus will provide an array of therapeutic services and free programs including workshops, individual and group counseling, socialization opportunities for Head Start families, employment support, Project Fatherhood and youth groups.