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State officials propose $2 billion in bonds for homeless

LOS ANGELES — State lawmakers joined local officials in downtown’s Skid Row district Jan. 4 to announce a proposal to issue $2 billion in bonds to help build housing for people who are chronically homeless due to mental illness. If approved, the funding would likely be distributed as competitive grants to permanent supportive housing projects Read More…

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Rashidi Jones, director of Worldwide Home Media Financial Planning and Analysis for Paramount Pictures, has been elected to the Academy of Science and Engineering board. The mission of the Academy of Science and Engineering is to bring a rigorous and challenging education to a community that has been historically underserved. Jones has a bachelor of science Read More…

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Movement set to marshal power of black dollars

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – (NNPA) – A newly launched black economic movement is being cited as a new tool to empower black communities nationwide while showcasing the potency of black Americans’ consumer spending power. LetsBuyBlack365, launched here last week, is a national grass-roots movement that uses selective spending with black entrepreneurs to bolster black businesses, create Read More…