Vanita Gupta, 41, took the helm as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the oldest coalition of civil rights groups in the United States, in early June. A graduate of Yale Law School who was born and raised in Philadelphia and worked as a civil rights lawyer and Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU, she was named head of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice by President Obama in October, 2014.Details
African-born US Citizen, Ted Alemayhu Declares Candidacy For US CongressDetails
Ted Alemayhu, The founder of US Doctors for Africa, who coordinated in 2009, The First Ladies Summit for Health in Los Angeles that brought 27 African countries to discuss healthcare and also assisted victims of Hurricane Katrina, Haiti, sought help from Congress on behalf of The Ebola crisis in Africa, has made a brave move to change the political impact in the 37th District in Los Angeles.Details
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The early days of Donald Trump’s presidency have been an anxious time for many Muslim Americans, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Overall, Muslims in the U.S. perceive a lot of discrimination against their religious group, are leery of President Donald Trump and think their fellow citizens do not see Islam as part of mainstream American society.Details
Although only 17 percent of Asian American students report being bullied at school—the lowest number for any racial group—more bullied Asian Americans (11.1 percent) report being targeted for their race than Whites (2.8 percent), African Americans (7.1 percent) or Latinos (6.2 percent), according to the American Psychological Association.Details
Los Angeles-LA Style Magazine held the first of a series of The Muse Lifestyle Brunch. This elegant affair took place on Sunday, July 9, 2017, from 1:00PM-5:00PM.
The organizers couldn’t have picked a better venue than the Downtown Los Angeles Mercedes-Benz Dealership to host The Muse Lifestyle Brunch. A Mercedes-Benz car exudes luxury and sophistication. Stop by if you are in the area, 1801 South Figueroa Street, 90015.
NEW NINTH DISTRICT WINS AGAIN! Community Swearing-in of Los Angeles Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr.
The 9th District of Los Angeles was blessed with another term of leadership for massive community growth by the re-election of Curren Price Jr. who has achieved the unimaginable milestone in economic development and community engagement in the district. On July 8th, 2017 Councilman Price saw the swearing in of this community champion and immigrant advocate.Details
The 2nd Annual Latin Salsa Festival was held once again at Pershing Square, with a Tropical heatwave encompassing the park. The event producers kept expressing the importance of staying hydrated, they even offered free cups of ice water as the temperature kept increasing.Details
Los Angeles-Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Southwest Neighborhood Council and Empowerment Congress Southwest Area presented the St. Andrews Jazz Festival at the St. Andrews Recreation Center.
This popular summer time festival was held on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017, during an extended 4th of July weekend for some people. This is the Second jazz festival under the wonderful leadership of Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, 8th District.