Do you have questions about the Census? As part of Councilman Curren Price’s ongoing public education efforts, he is partnering with the Mayor’s Office of the Census to host a live discussion titled “Census 101: Making South LA Count” on Thursday, June 25 at 11 a.m.Details
Health Insurance and Workers’ Compensation Benefits Available Now for Communities of Color and Minority-Business Owners
LOS ANGELES, California — Frontline healthcare providers and essential workers, including undocumented immigrants, now have rights to safe working environments, insurance protection and benefits, and workers’ compensation for Covid-19.
Congress has also passed a second stimulus package of $480 billions for small businesses with a special attention to minority owners.Details
Ethnic Populations: The Most Vulnerable Group Who Are Doing Some of The Most Essential Works in America
LOS ANGELES, California —As soon as some states have released their preliminary data on the number of Covid-19 cases and deaths, this information reveals a picture that many have anticipated and feared from the beginning: the vulnerability of ethnic communities in this pandemic.
And therein lies the rub: ethnic and immigrant populations, deemed as the most vulnerable link in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, are also the workforce responsible for many of the essential works in healthcare, food production, sanitation, and delivery. In other words, they help keep the society safe and functioning while being the least protected.Details
Magazine, Living Well, Byline by Renee Meriste Tomorrow is a beautiful day. The kids are in school, the shopping centers are open, the airplanes are flying, real estate sells, the stock market goes up again. Yes, I survived. What will you do that day? Currently, we can hear so many people say: I…Details
Magazine, Living Well Councilmember Curren D Price Jr. is elated to share the news that District 9 known as the New 9th is entering Phase II of its FREE emergency meal delivery program for CD 9 seniors. With this latest expansion, the district will be able to feed 1,200 seniors from District 9, providing tens…Details
In an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine, ( the biggest medical journal in the world today), Dr. Glenn K. Wakam, son of Cameroonian immigrants makes massive impact in the practice of medicine around patients dying from Covid-19.Details
LOS ANGELES, California — The Covid-19 pandemic, also known as the Coronavirus, continues to wreak havoc worldwide. Of the 2,158,250 confirmed cases worldwide, the US still leads with 662,045 confirmed cases, 28,998 deaths, and 54,703 recoveries as of April 16, according to the Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center’s data tracking.Details
The first COVID-19 testing site in District 9 is up and running at Kedren Health on Avalon Boulevard. One thing is for certain, testing is detrimental to us flattening the curve of the coronavirus and the need for more testing centers is paramount.Details
The District Office of Councilmember Curren D. Price Jr. has put together a COVID-19 resource guide to help neighbors navigate through some of The New 9th’s community’s immediate questions and concerns. Also included is new information to help immigrant communitiesDetails
LOS ANGELES, California – “The Coronavirus will hit ethnic and immigrant communities in California the hardest,” says Dr. Rishi Manchanda, founder and president of Health Begins, during a telebriefing organized by Ethnic Media Services and sponsored by the Blue Shield of California Foundation.Details