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Category: Race/Ethnic Relations

Latino Education: Crisis & Response. A Community Forum

Boyle Heights stakeholders meet with Los Macarturos for idea exchange on youth development, community building, Sep 17.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Breast Cancer Awareness and Hispanic Heritage Month

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Hispanic women and the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Latinas.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthRace/Ethnic Relations

Activist, Actor Olmos Inducted Into MAOF Hall of Fame

Unbeknownst to many, there is a Mexican American Latino Hall of Fame in Montebello.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Hispanic 100 Foundation Honors Edward James Olmos

5th annual lifetime achievement award gala also highlights mentor program.
categories Arts & CultureRace/Ethnic Relations

LA Councilmembers Introduce Resolution to Call for End on Gay Blood Ban

Los Angeles City Councilmembers Mike Bonin (CD 11) Mitch O’Farrell (CD 13) introduced a resolution on Tuesday, Sept. 9, which calls on the Federal government to halt the ban on gay men giving blood at donation drives.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim: On Serving the Largest Filipino Community in the United States

There are roughly 825,000 Filipinos in Southern California, with around 300,000 living in Los Angeles County. And those numbers are just for SoCal alone.
categories City AffairsPoliticsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Ruben Salazar Remembered

Last Friday, Valdez and other longtime Chicano activists joined Molina at Salazar Park on Whittier Boulevard to unveil a plaque commemorating the journalist’s legacy.
categories City AffairsMediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

San Gabriel Valley Beneficiaries Face Language and Cultural Barriers in Cal Mediconnect Roll Out

L.A. County residents who qualify for MediCal and Medicare can enroll in an improved health plan. But in the SGV, some find a lack of cultural and language sensitivity in the roll out confusing.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Latino Heritage Month Kicks Off with ‘Metro Crawl’

A new program to highlight area businesses offering Metro rail and bus riders special discounts as part of the city of Los Angeles’ Latino Heritage Month festivities, was kicked off last week at the Homegirl Café near El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsRace/Ethnic Relations

Study on Homeless Use of Emergency Rooms

LA City & County service agencies, area non-profits convened at Town Hall to address key findings & develop action plan.
categories HealthPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations
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