Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report Kelli Jackson recently accepted a recognition for her family’s business from Los Angeles Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson for Los Angeles’ Food Day. Jackson, a second-generation owner of 20-year old Hank’s Mini Market in South L.A., helped transform a problem liquor store on Florence Avenue into a healthy community space. A former graduate student […]

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report Carl Ballton, a founding member of the African American Board Leadership Institute, recently was elected to the Alliance for Early Success board of directors. Ballton is a former managing director and deputy group head of corporate social responsibility of the Americas at MUFG Union Bank. He graduated from the University of Chicago […]

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report Gloria Gray has been honored with the Visionary of the Year award at PVJOBS’ annual recognition luncheon. PVJOBS is a nonprofit that helps people rebuild their lives by teaching them trade skills. Gray serves on the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors. Dezdon Lewis recently was awarded the Participant of […]