Pushes comprehensive immigration reform, affordable college
As the presidential campaign makes a shift westward in preparation for the upcoming California June 7 primary, Southern California and in particular South Los Angeles got a taste of the excitement surrounding Hillary Clinton. The Democrat made a number of stops this week including a Saturday appearance at Los Angeles Southwest College.
Michelle King, the new superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation’s second largest public school district, has a simple mission—she wants to provide a learning environment that enables all students to realize their dreams and goals.
Rep. Maxine Waters, (CA-43), last week introduced legislation that she said will end the crisis of homelessness in America.
The results from the latest round of presidential primaries and caucuses demonstrated that 2016 is “not your father’s presidential election” and what is considered “traditional,” “conventional” or even “normal” is definitely not happening this year, says Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication at USC.
Thousands of jobs available to youth
Finding a job for the summer is more than a way for young people to earn money to subsidize activities during that period between June and August when school is out and your time belongs to you.
African-American businesses in existence for at least two years with one to 200 employees and up to $2 million in revenue who are seeking funding for working capital, debt refinancing, the purchase of owner-
Republicans vow to block Obama
The unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, has set Washington abuzz with talk of his replacement, and among the names that have been mentioned are California State Attorney General Kamala Harris, who currently is campaigning for the U.S. Senate Barbara Boxer currently occupies.
Councilman recounts achievements
It has been 100 days since Marqueece Harris-Dawson joined the Los Angeles City council to represent the 8th District, and on Saturday the community will have the opportunity to come out to Crenshaw High School from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to mark the occasion. The event will feature activist and journalist Dominique Diprima as a special guest as well as music, food and entertainment for the entire family.
Urge leaders to spread the word
If the leadership of the nation’s 3 million Black Catholics had an opportunity to have an audience with Pope Francis during his six-day visit to America, which continues through Sunday, one of the key issues they would discuss is the mass incarceration of Blacks in America, explained Johnnie Dorsey.
Open to tech, entrepreneurial communities
Prospective entrepreneurs and techies will join forces Sept. 25 to spend a weekend at Los Angeles Southwest College conceptualizing and developing a business as part of Startup Weekend.