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Workshops on how to apply for funding through the LA County Arts Commission’s organizational grant program (OGP)

Two free workshops designed to help L.A. County-based arts organizations craft successful applications to the Los Angeles County Arts Commission’s Organizational Grant Program (OGP) have been scheduled in the Second Supervisorial District: Wednesday, October 26, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Watts Labor Community Action Committee, Cecil Fergerson Gallery, 10950 South Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90059 […]


Worker Profile: Nathan Covington

As a demolition team member for the construction of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital and second district native and current resident, Nathan Covington feels like life is going his way again.  Being a part of the demolition crew gives him an opportunity to rebuild his construction career while learning the skills in the […]


Pillar of Empowerment – Lovick Career Journal

PILLAR OF EMPOWERMENT Mark Ridley-Thomas is a foremost advocate of neighborhood participation in government decision-making.  Lucky for us his neighborhood includes USC. In 1968, Mark Ridley-Thomas was a seventh grader at George Washington Carver Middle School in southeast Los Angeles. At Victory Baptist Church near his school campus, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]


Second District School-based health centers awarded federal dollars

Great news for eight school-based health centers in the Second District. The centers will share $1.5 million in grants from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), funding dedicated to address capital needs in school-based health centers. The four successful Second District grantees are: University Muslim Medical Association (UMMA) Community Clinic, for its efforts to open a […]


Heroes On & Off The Court – Laker Legends, Jerry West & Ron Artest

Before a crowd of 200 onlookers, the Board of Supervisors, made a special presentation to honor Los Angeles Lakers’ Champion Ron Artest and Laker Legend Jerry West at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors Meeting, July 12 in the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration. Mr. Artest was recognized for his advocacy and commitment to promoting mental health […]