Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Schenae Rourk, a principal of Redwood Resources, recently joined the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed) board of directors and was elected co-chair of the Small Business and Labor Committee. As a united federation, business leaders in L.A. County are able to more efficiently collaborate and mobilize to advance a shared agenda on local, regional, Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: 2nd Call offers second chance to those who need one

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer In the late 1980s, Los Angeles’ midtown and Arlington Heights communities saw a spike in gang-related shootings and homicides. For more than 20 years, the violence persisted. After the Rodney King Riots of 1992, Bo Taylor, a resident of Arlington Heights, decided to do something to change the turbulent conditions Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Jenesse Center offers support for domestic violence victims

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — For more than three decades, Jenesse Center has provided victims of domestic violence and their children with a comprehensive centralized base of support that is culturally responsive and ensures their transition from immediate crisis to stability and self-sufficiency. Founded in 1980, Jenesse is the oldest domestic violence intervention program in South Read More…