Community Resources

  • The Invisible Pandemic: Care During COVID-19

    Posted by Margaret Prescod at Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 8:23am

    This Political Freshers’ Week, the Women’s Campaign, and Justice 4 Workers Cambridge have teamed up with Global Women’s Strike to discuss one of the most pressing issues of our current times: the crisis of care. Join tonight Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 10-11:30 AM

  • STRENGTH THRU UNITY: YOU HAVE THE POWER

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 9:29am

    Host David Ono veteran anchor of ABC 7 in Los Angeles and guests Marc Morial, President, and CEO of the National Urban League; Hector Sanchez Barba, CEO of Mi Familia Vota, Tamlyn Tomita, and Japanese-American actress discuss the upcoming election.

  • Voting Is Power Unleashed!

    Posted by Margaret Prescod at Monday, September 14th, 2020 11:36am

    We only have 50 days until Election Day. People would not be spending ungodly sums of money to stop us from voting if our vote was not powerful.

  • State Assembly Races

    Posted by KPFK at Friday, September 11th, 2020 10:12am

    Information on the candidates, news, the stakes, and endorsements on all the California districts that are on the November 2020 ballot are listed here.

  • State Senate Races

    Posted by KPFK at Friday, September 11th, 2020 9:29am

    Information on the candidates, news, the stakes, and endorsements on all the California districts that are on the November 2020 ballot are listed here. 

  • Congress Races

    Posted by KPFK at Friday, September 11th, 2020 1:21am

    Information on the candidates, news, the stakes, and endorsements on all the California districts that are on the November 2020 ballot are listed here. 

  • California Propostions 2020 Guide

    Posted by KPFK at Thursday, September 10th, 2020 10:45am

    California’s November election will feature 12 statewide ballot measures. Featuring explanation videos and full descriptions and information on each of the propositions

  • California Election Guide

    Posted by KPFK at Thursday, September 10th, 2020 9:46am

    Come rain, shine, pandemic or crippling recession, California voters can always count on one thing: a very long, very complicated ballot. Here is an election guide to help you.

  • Strength Thru Unity: Curbing The Unequal Risk Of Covid-19 Among Americans Of Color

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Monday, August 17th, 2020 8:43pm

    “Strength Thru Unity” (STU), KPFK FM’s newest trailblazing social justice program, will focus on the hard-hit impact of COVID-19 among Americans of color. Some of the nation’s most influential multicultural leaders will discuss why there is a disproportionate risk among people of color and their recommendations for how to curb this pandemic.

  • Unleashing the Power of Poor and Low-Income Americans

    Posted by Poor People's Campaign at Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 11:38am

    Before the pandemic, there were already 140 million people who were poor or low-income in this country. As the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed, our society’s failure to meet the needs of these millions of people — around health care, jobs, wages, housing, food, water, and more — presents a critical weakness to the nation’s public health and economic well-being.

  • LA Mask Print Project

    Posted by City of Los Angeles at Monday, July 20th, 2020 10:58am

    As we all learn to live with COVID-19, we must do everything we can to protect ourselves and one another. Wearing a mask is a sign of respect — to our neighbors, our nurses, doctors, and essential workers, our loved ones, and our fellow Angelenos.

  • Strength Thru Unity: Black & Brown Lives Sowing the Seed of Change

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Sunday, June 28th, 2020 1:54pm

    Prominent Black and Latino Leaders in the public and private sector who care about social justice in America, who seek change, justice, and an end to racism.

  • Heidi Marston selected as LAHSA Executive Directo

    Posted by Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) at Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 9:37am

    The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Commission unanimously selected Heidi Marston to the position of Executive Director.

  • Introducing the CalMatters College Journalism Network

    Posted by Felicia Mello at Sunday, May 10th, 2020 2:19pm

    More than 3 million students. Hundreds of campuses. A state higher education budget of $36 billion. As we’ve heard so often lately, California is a nation-state, and its system of colleges and universities is equally gargantuan.

  • SUPPLIES SAVE LIVES: LOS ANGELES INITIATIVE DELIVERING UNUSED MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO FRONTLINE MEDICAL PROVIDERS

    Posted by Anyel Z. Fields at Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 9:13pm

    A group of LA volunteers have set up a national hotline to help during the COVID-19 pandemic and provide medical supplies to the frontline heroes. Supplies Save Lives are a group of volunteers who have set up a text number to collect donations from citizens, businesses and other places that may have a surplus

  • LA Face Shields

    Posted by Maggie LePique at Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 1:25pm

    As the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers continues to rise, Los Angeles-based LA Face Shields—a group of volunteers made up of out-of-work entertainment industry freelancers—is doing their part

  • Good news! Schools & Communities First campaign makes history

    Posted by CalNonprofits at Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 11:40am

    The Schools & Communities First Campaign is a powerful coalition of grassroots orgs working to reclaim $12 billion per year to CA’s schools & community services

  • Mayor announced the launch of the “Angeleno Card” by the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 5:43pm

    The Angeleno Card aims to help low-wage hourly workers who had jobs in homes and restaurants, seasonal workers, and other workers such as day laborers, street vendors, or self-employed individuals who are experiencing heightened financial hardship because of COVID-19.

  • California Dept of Insurance: Small Business Virtual Town Hall

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 4:11pm

    With many businesses experiencing tremendous economic loss, the California Department of Insurance would like to inform and hear from small business owners regarding insurance coverage issues. This will also be an opportunity to learn more details about the Commissioner’s myriad of Bulletins and Notices sent out to insurance companies designed to help protect California small businesses and consumers during this time of emergency.

  • Virtual Event: Small Business and Mental Health During Coronavirus

    Posted by Dave Lesher at Monday, April 6th, 2020 6:18pm

    CalMatters Capitol reporter Laurel Rosenhall will moderate a chat with Isabel Guzman, Gov. Newsom’s director of the Small Business Advocate office at GO-Biz, about what California is doing to help keep small businesses and entrepreneurs afloat.

  • The #CancelRent Festival

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 11:08pm

    Immediately Cancel Rent, Mortgage and Utility Payments, No New Debts.
    Cancel rent & mortgage and utility payments through the duration of the public health and economic crisis for all renters, homeowners and small businesses, and ensure a 3-month recovery period.

  • Healthy LA Coalition - Virtual Townhall

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 1:17pm

    Healthy LA Coalition hosted a virtual town hall to learn about our demands and to take action in demanding LA City Council pass protections to ensure the health and safety of all of us, NOW!

  • Responding to More than 1,000 Nonprofits, State Lawmakers Look to Include the Sector in COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Monday, March 30th, 2020 5:30pm

    Last week more than 1,000 nonprofits signed on to a letter to state lawmakers request emergency funding, continued payment on government contracts, specific inclusion in the COVID-19 relief measures in the state budget, and more.

  • GoldenTALK Senior chat line

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Friday, March 27th, 2020 7:55am

    A chat and crisis line for adults 60 years of age and older. The chat line helps older people facing social isolation through warm conversations and providing referrals in case of crisis. Concerned family members may also request wellness calls to their beloved older adults.

  • Free Kids Meals at Grab & Go Food Centers

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Thursday, March 26th, 2020 9:34am

    Los Angeles Unified, in partnership with the Red Cross, will continue to provide nutritious meals to all students who need them during the temporary closure of schools. Our 64 Grab & Go Food Centers are staffed weekdays from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Each child can take home two nutritious meals.

  • Cal Wellness Commits $4 Million to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 7:48am

    Grants support immediate response efforts to prevent the spread of the disease, recovery from the effects of the public health crises, and the long-term resilience of nonprofits across California as the state grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects.

  • Updated Winter Shelter Program Guide

    Posted by Anyel Z Fields at Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 12:00am

    Our Winter Shelter Program Guide has been updated. The guide now notes that all sites are operating 24-hours and which sites are operating after March 31, 2020.

  • World Health Organization

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Monday, March 23rd, 2020 1:47am

    Latest Global Updates from the WHO

  • California Governors Newsroom

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 6:44pm

    Press Releases, Executive Orders, Media Advisories, Proclamations, and “On the Record” Column

  • Community Resources - Database

    Posted by Ali Lexa at Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 6:01pm

    A searchable database with resources in multiple categories

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