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VSEDC Hosts First Stop of SBA and Operation Hope’s National One Million Black Businesses by 2030 Tour

Mayor Garcetti taking a selfie backstage with Ronald Spencer, Isabella Guzman, John Hope Bryant, Lance Triggs, Victor Parker, and Kevin Boucher By Corey Carleton The Small Business Administration and Operation Hope have partnered on a One Million Black Businesses by 2030 initiative. They kicked off their 15-stop national tour at Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation Wednesday,…

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Gov. Newsom Signs Legislation Funding Nation’s First Black Women’s Think Tank

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a budget trailer bill approving $5 Million in funding to the California State University at Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to house the California Black Women’s Think Tank. The California Black Women’s Collective (CBWC) Empowerment Institute will be a founding partner in the…

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Black Farmers Concerned Inflation Reduction Act Will Roll Back Promised Debt Relief

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The National Black Farmers Association is  worried that the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will roll back debt relief provided Black, indigenous, and other farmers of color in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. When President Joe Biden signs the law, which just passed both houses…

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EECI Completes 2022 Business Plan Enrollment & Sparks Interest in Blue-Green Economy in Black-Brown Communities

(LOS ANGELES) – The Entrepreneur Educational Center, Inc. (EECI) announced “mission accomplished,” after wrapping up its final business plan development seminar in a series at Roosevelt Park in Los Angeles. EECI organizers said the series, conducted for multi-cultural entrepreneurs in Los Angeles County’s 2nd District, achieved its goal of recruiting and enrolling those individuals that…

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The Lookout: Newsom Takes Action To Keep Californians Safe From Gun Violence

By Aldon Thomas Stiles | California Black Media Last Thursday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed several bills  focused on addressing gun violence. “California has the toughest gun safety laws in the nation, but none of us can afford to be complacent in tackling the gun violence crisis ravaging our country,” Newsom said. “These new measures will…

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New Low-Cost Internet Program Promotes Digital Equity in L.A.

By L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis Despite being one of the top tech hubs in the nation, Los Angeles is home to a deep-rooted digital divide that has effectively cut off hundreds of thousands of Latinos from the tools and resources they need to improve their lives. Central to this divide is the high cost…

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Los Angeles County Launches New Department of Economic Opportunity

New department to advance workforce equity and mobility, also will drive inclusive and sustainable growth for local businesses LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), formerly the economic and workforce development branch of the now-dissolved LA County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS), becomes an…

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Racism Is Allowing Wildfires To Explode

  Allen Hydro Energy Corporation (AHEC), https://www.ahecEnerg.com, a Clean Energy and Climate Change Mitigation Technology (Rain Maker) Startup founded by Charles E. Campbell, MSW & HBCU Graduate (JSU 90). AHEC’s Rain Maker Wildfire Drone Proposal is being ignored by the Biden- Harris Administration, The White House & Media, while Western Wildfires burn out of control.…

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