Southern University alumni to mark 75th anniversary

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LOS ANGELESSouthern University Alumni Los Angeles Chapter will host its 75th anniversary celebration Fundraiser to benefit Southern University students at 2 p.m. March 14 via Zoom.

The Los Angeles alumni chapter has provided more than $10,000 in scholarships for the 2020-21 school year. More than 200 students have received more than $200,000 in scholarships since the chapter’s establishment.

For more details about this event, including sponsorships, visit http://www.sulachapter.org.

Three-day Wellness

Summit planned

LOS ANGELES — The seventh annual SoCal Wellness Summit will return to Los Angeles for a three-day event held virtually March 16-18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Different wellness experts will host each event day. Topics throughout the virtual event will include mental health during a pandemic, healthy homes – how to de-stress, de-toxify and simplify; parenting during a pandemic and COVID-19 school re-openings, vaccines and your family’s health.

To purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/socal-wellness-summit-presented-by-socalmoms-nixgerson-media-tickets-100640009979.

College district sets

community meeting

COMPTON The Compton Community College District will hold a virtual community meeting at 5 p.m. March 31 via Zoom.

College Trustee Clerk Barbara Calhoun will host the meeting. Topics include an update on the district’s response to COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccination information, academic and job training programs offered at Compton College, enrollment information and a campus facility update.

To join the meeting, visit  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/99284820092 and the Zoom id is 992 8482 0092.

Career fair to be

held March 23

LOS ANGELESStart-Up Career Fair is hosting a free virtual event that will connect founders and job seekers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23.

Employment roles that will be heavily recruited are business development, customer discovery sales and marketing, technical resources for front and back end development, designers with UI/UX, wireframes, mockups and graphic design.

Interested students can register for the event by visiting https://community.startuptree.co/event/s/NhbevRPMeTaM7b6i5p3P5k/2021-Startup-Career-Fair.

Eagle-Con to honor

George Takei

LOS ANGELESActor, activist and Eisner winner George Takei will be the headline honoree at the Eagle-Con virtual sci-fi and fantasy conference hosted by Cal State Los Angeles and the Art Directors Guild March 11-13.

Takei, along with production designer Wynn Thomas and best-selling author Nnedi Okorafor, are this year’s awardees. The Eagle-Con theme will be “Possibilities Imagined Here.”

The theme celebrates diversity and addresses accessibility, underrepresentation and pushing boundaries in science fiction and fantasy genres.

To attend the event and view the full schedule, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eagle-con-3-day-experience-tickets-143842810719.

Children’s Bureau

to host orientation

CARSONChildren’s Bureau will host a virtual orientation for parents who want to learn about becoming a foster or fost-adopt parent from 4 to 5 p.m. March 18.

Children’s Bureau welcomes people, regardless of race, age, religion, disability, marital status, ethnic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, to become a resource for children. Qualifying families receive training and support throughout their journey to becoming a foster parent.

To RSVP for the live orientation or to request the PowerPoint orientation, email rfrecruitment@all4kids.org.

University offers

digital exhibitions

CARSON — Cal State Dominguez Hills has opened two digital exhibitions focused on the Black Power Movement through the lens of influential Black organizations and systemic racism in the pre-World War II housing industry.

The articles and documents chosen for the exhibition are from the Holt Labor Library Periodical Collection, which was donated to the Gerth Archives in 2019.

Compiled by Taylor Goodson.

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