Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report Robin Billups, who works in client relations and business development for the Billups Group, has been elected to the Museum of African American Art Board of Directors. Made up of artists, academics and business and community leaders, the board’s goal is to increase public awareness of African-American art. Billups earned a certificate Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Refugee organization evolves into service provider

It began with a civil war. In 1983, thousands of people fled military persecution in El Salvador and came to the United States. Once here, Salvadoran refugees realized they needed to secure their political asylum and help the numerous others also escaping from persecution to Los Angeles. So they created the Central American Refugee Center, Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: College Promise program launched

Great news for qualified graduating high students of LAUSD. I had an opportunity Sept. 14 to visit Los Angeles City College and cover the historic announcement made by Mayor Eric Garcetti and a host of local and national partners. They announced the L.A. College Promise, making Los Angeles the largest city in America to guarantee Read More…