Category : California

West / California - 1 year ago

Women issue a call to arms at downtown march

LOS ANGELES — The energy was high for the 2018 Women’s March Jan. 20 in downtown Los Angeles. The enthusiasm among the hundreds of thousands of people who showed up to march, rally and support work equality and women’s rights and speak out against Pr...

West / California - 1 year ago

East African Community Org Hosts Mental Health Forum

By Edward Henderson One of the criticisms of youth today is their perceived short attention span. With the constant stimulus of smart phones and social media, it’s hard for many to imagine teenagers staying invested for more than three minutes, let a...

West / California - 1 year ago

Free February Events at Pasadena Senior Center

There is something for everyone in February at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. You do not have to be a member to attend. Some events require advance reservations as noted. Keep Your Heart Healthy – Thursday, Feb. 1, at 10 a.m. Come learn...

West / California - 1 year ago

The Power of Nonprofit Volunteer Leadership

January 24, 2018FUNdraising Good Times By Mel and Pearl Shaw Part three of a three part series Mel and Pearl Shaw What if you could get eight more hours out of the day? What if you could “clone” yourself fi ve times over? These are unspoken dreams...

West / California - 1 year ago

The Advance Health Care Directive – Part II

January 24, 2018Estate Planning 101 By Attorney Marlene S. Cooper Marlene S. Cooper In my last column, I focused on the first purpose of an Advance Health Care Directive, that of appointing an agent to make medical decisions for you when you are u...

West / California - 1 year ago

New Ventures

January 24, 2018Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher There‘s lots of talk of starting new programs to help young Black males get a leg up on their lives. T...

West / California - 1 year ago

Kenyan Women Trade Their Way out of Poverty

By Benson Rioba Marsabit — Widow Ahatho Turuga lost 20 of her goats to drought early last year, but the shopkeeper is planning to reinvest in her herd once she has saved enough money. “I think I will start with four goats and see how it goes,” she sa...