March 2013 Blog Posts (11)

Learn All You Can, Then Choose By Being Informed

The Mayoral candidates are going to be living in South L.A. over the course of the next 6 weeks or so.  We are supposed to be the voters to carry Gruel or Garcetti into office.  YAY, us!

I'm asking everyone to take the time to get to know each candidate then choose the person who will not forget about South L.A. after the election is over.  Pension reform, cuts to services, DWP blah-blah-blah...  All of that is in the mix.  And all of it concerns every voter in South L.A.  We have to…

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Added by Yvonne Ellett on March 30, 2013 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

KPCC highlights Leimert Park's important place in LA's music and cultural history (Map)

Millions of people live in the city, occupying diverse neighborhoods like Little Tokyo, Echo Park and Glassell Park. But how much of the city do you really know? In Take Two's series, Neighborhoods, reporter Tess Vigeland takes us to Leimert Park in South Los Angeles. 

Click here to see and hear the story: …

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on March 29, 2013 at 9:11am — 1 Comment

THE CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION HOSTS LUNCHEON FOR SOUTH L.A. BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS THE BLOOM INITIATIVE

(Left to Right) BLOOM Director, Robert Lewis; actor/spokesman Larenz Tate;  Brotherhood Crusade Advocate, Eric Aguiar; BLOOM Youth Lazarrius Taylor; Buffalo Wild Wings Franchise Owner, Karim Webb; Brotherhood Crusade VP of Programs & Operations, Dr. Nathan J. Sessoms; and UPS Area Human Resource Manager

 

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 28, 2013 at 5:21pm — No Comments

CAAM IS SET TO REVEL IN CREATIVITY AND STYLE DURING ITS ANNUAL ‘HAUTE COUTURE WITH HATITUDE’ EVENT AT TARGET SUNDAY

The atrium-covered Courtyard at the California African American Museum (CAAM) will be filled with dazzling style and creativity during the annual fashion show, “Haute Couture with Hatitude.”  Taking place during Target Sundays at CAAM, April 7, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., “Haute Couture with Hatitude” will be co-hosted by performing artist and choreographer, Ingrid Graham and actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter.  

This marks CAAM’s 9th annual “Hatitude” event where guests have…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 28, 2013 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Los Angeles Premiere at the Greenway Court Theatre, April 4 - 21 // SNAPSHOT: A TRUE STORY OF LOVE INTERRUPTED BY INVASION

SNAPSHOT: A TRUE STORY OF LOVE INTERRUPTED BY INVASION

“A breathtakingly audacious revelation of Sinnott’s search to find her father . . .

Many aspire to this but few…

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Added by Ashley Rodgers on March 27, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Walter "Bunny" Sigler - From Bunny With Love

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on March 22, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Volunteering in South LA with School on Wheels

School on Wheels is a non-profit organization that has been making differences in the lives of the homeless youth in Southern California for the past 20 years.  Today, hundreds of volunteers work one-on-one with children whose homelessness prevents them from getting the academic stability they desperately need. The heart of the School on Wheels’ are our volunteer tutors who come from all backgrounds and professions, with a shared goal – to reach out to a child, to teach, to mentor, and…

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Added by Stefanie Aguilar on March 20, 2013 at 11:53am — 3 Comments

Five Points Youth Foundation POWER URBAN AMERICA

FIVE POINTS YOUTH FOUNDATION now has Power Of Green L.A. as one of their programs. This campaign effects Leimert Park in two ways.  One more programs will be available and the existing ones will continue, Two, Leimert Park will be one community reaching out to another in U.S.

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Added by Teri Adaju on March 7, 2013 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Kristy Love Brooks - All Over The World

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Kristy Love Brooks, singer/songwriter, is no stranger to the limelight as the seasoned performer and all-around entertainer has been a solo RCA recording…

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on March 7, 2013 at 7:35pm — 1 Comment

KPCC asks: Have you been priced out of a neighborhood?

L.A. neighborhoods are changing: Demographics shift. Businesses open and shutter. Residents are forced to adapt and, sometimes, move. 

In February, KPCC's Crawford Family Forum went to Highland Park—a rapidly changing neighborhood—to hold an an off-site conversation focused on "Changing Neighborhoods: Tradition, Transition, and Gentrification in L.A." (Click the …

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on March 7, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Drumming up Learning

Learning to Build a community is the greatest thing our communuity can do. It takes star gazers, dreamers, and those with the most physical strength to make unforgettable monuments. Before the great pyramid of Egypt was finalized, the builders stopped half way ...looked to the astronomers to coordinate their precise designs. There is but one universe and we are all apart of it and there is ample room for everyone. Space is but a concept. Space is infinite. The pyramid is still a remnant of…

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Added by Jamalaye Drums 4309 Leimert BLVD on March 5, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

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