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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…

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Poll reveals blacks’ political leanings before 2020 election

LOS ANGELES — A poll of black voters in Los Angeles County reveals that black voters are highly engaged in civic affairs, voting and charitable giving, and are decidedly concerned with homelessness, affordable housing and transportation policy issues. The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State Los Angeles released the results of the Read More…

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Organization uses art to teach developmentally disabled

LONG BEACH — Located on Pacific Coast Highway, one of the busiest highways in the Los Angeles County sits an inconspicuous three-story building. Looking at the front of the building, the perception is it’s a typical office space for some paper-pushing company. But, step inside the first floor and the camouflage of the building disappears Read More…