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My Reflections on the State of Black Los Angeles

September 20, 2023

  By Dr. Rosie Milligan I want to start by expressing my weariness regarding the continuous reports on the state of Black America. It seems that year after year, these reports surface without any discernible progress from the previous ones. Additionally, I find myself perplexed by the frequent mention of “Black and Brown” when discussing…

The City Of Los Angeles Is Set To Launch The Emergency Renters Assistance Program

September 19, 2023

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In a continued effort to prevent individuals from becoming unhoused, today the City of Los Angeles Measure United to House LA (ULA) launches the Emergency Renters Assistance Program. The program provides financial assistance toward back rent to low-income renters at risk of homelessness due to COVID-19 or other financial hardships.  The application period…

Newsom Backpedaling On Promises To Black Women for Senate Seat & Black Reparations

September 15, 2023

The Southern Truth  By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief “Thus saith the Lord, For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment, because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes.”  Amos 2:6   My, my, it looks like our good Governor Gavin Newsom is…

Dr. Gloria Zuurveen Calling On Black Parents To Help Close the Black Student Achievement Gap at LAUSD

August 5, 2023

I am Dr. Gloria Zuurveen, Founder and CEO of Parent Action Coalition for Education (PACE) in 1995 as a vehicle to guide parents on how to organize and strategize ways to benefit their children’s education through the use of public policy and their tax dollars. I know it’s a new way and it’s a new…

Rep. Maxine Waters on John Lewis Forever Stamp Unveiling in Los Angeles

July 26, 2023

On Sunday, I was honored to preside over the unveiling of the United States Postal Service Forever postage stamp, which commemorates the extraordinary life and legacy of my dear friend and civil rights icon, John R. Lewis. The Los Angeles community embraced the opportunity to honor and celebrate his remarkable contributions to our nation by…

The People’s Choice: Dr. Gloria Zuurveen for Children and Teens for L. A. School Board District #1 Donate Today!

July 20, 2023

Click on flyer to donate to help Dr. Zuurveen win LAUSD School Board Seat #1

Dr. Gloria Zuurveen Announces Run for LAUSD School Board District 1

July 14, 2023

PACE NEWS WIRE Dr. Gloria Zuurveen has decided that it is a better choice to run for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board Seat District #1 in 2024 rather than her initial announcement that she is running for State Senator in March 2024. She officially announces her run to continue fighting for parent and…

Mayor Bass Signs Updated State of Emergency on Housing and Homelessness to Confront Ongoing Crisis

July 10, 2023

LOS ANGELES – On her first day in office, Mayor Bass declared a state of emergency to confront the homelessness crisis. After working with City Council leadership, the Mayor is signing an updated local emergency declaration to allow the City to continue to respond urgently and aggressively to the crisis, including expedited contracting and streamlined…

12 Empty Beds Waiting To Be Filled With Homeless People But Red Tape Is In the Way

July 9, 2023

The Southern Truth By Gloria Zuurveen, Editor-in-Chief How many of you have read or even heard about the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority also known as LAHSA? Well LAHSA just released the results of the 2023 homeless count for the City and County of Los Angeles and you don’t even have to guess who is…

National Newspaper Publishers Association Celebrates 196 Years at Convention in Nashville

July 9, 2023

  By Gloria Zuurveen, Editor-in-Chief “There is no democracy without the freedom of the press, because the press is the only thing that can hold the government accountable.”      Ben Cohen, Ben & Jerry’s founder NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Freedom of the press has been the mission of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) for 196 years…

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