Making A Difference

Foundation’s goal is to help children stay healthy

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer When Michele Hall, the president, and CEO of the enCourage Kids Foundation talks about the organization, it’s clear she’s...

Jenesse Center: fighting domestic violence for 40 years

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer The Jenesse Center, a Los Angeles-based domestic violence prevention and intervention organization, is celebrating its 40th year of providing life-saving,...

LadyLike Foundation empowers young women

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Leah Pump has a soft spot for young ladies. She wants the best for them. Her goal is to equip them...

Covenant House provides support for homeless youth

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer  Since 1998, Covenant House has been a nonprofit youth homeless shelter that provides sanctuary and support for homeless and trafficked youth,...

Members of Young Invincibles want their voices heard

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer  If ever there was a year when the voices of young people are being heard in one way or...

Westside Food Bank sees surge in need for assistance

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer  Prior to COVID-19, the Westside Food Bank had already begun to see record-level increases in the need for food...

Camp Laurel focuses on needs of at-risk youth  

MAKING A DIFFERENCE There are plenty of summer camps for kids around the country, but Camp Laurel, according to its founder, is the only one...

Black Women For Wellness Offer Healthy Programs

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Janette Robinson-Flint Janette Robinson-Flint was one of six enthusiastic and determined women who co-founded Black Women for Wellness because they were concerned...

Coalition Wants To Clear The Air Above Southern California

MAKING A DIFFERENCE The mission of the Coalition for Clean Air is to protect public health, improve air quality and prevent climate change. Those are no...

Latest Articles

An uptick in LA’s COVID-19 cases may be the outcome of Labor Day outings

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer There’s been a recent uptick in L.A. County’s coronavirus cases over the past four days. Officials say this may reflect...

Attorney calls Dijon Kizzee’s killing ‘an execution’

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Dismissing the sheriff's department release of videos and information surrounding the Westmont shooting of Dijon Kizzee by two deputies...

No new developments reported in shooting of deputies

Wave Wire Services COMPTON — Sheriff’s department officials said there were no new developments in the search for the gunman who wounded two Los Angeles...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Janelle Monáe fights enslavement in ‘Antebellum’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer After a pandemic-delayed release, the racially charged thriller “Antebellum,” starring Janelle Monáe, is now here from Lionsgate and QC Entertainment— the...