Local News Making a Difference West Edition

AMAAD Institute offers sense of community to LGBT people

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Located in the Watts Civic Center, the Arming Minorities Against Addiction & Disease (AMAAD) Institute is a peer-led, grassroots community support center that offers resources and referrals to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people of color.   Dedicated to providing culturally competent services to a population that Read More…

Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion West Edition

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Cory Booker is not the next Obama

What instantly caught my eye about the young man who strode in the door before the start of my weekly Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable issues forum was the serious, almost stern look on his face.  I thought how could anyone so young be so serious. He quickly introduced himself and said that he had Read More…