Sacramento – Senator Curren D. Price, Jr., Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus, announced Wednesday that PG&E, AT&T and Southern California Edison have offered to donate an undisclosed amount of money to help cover $51,000 in scholarship checks that the Caucus awarded to students from a frozen bank account that was maintained by accountant Kinde Durkee.
The California Legislative Black Caucus awarded 51 scholarships to young high school scholars from throughout the state at its annual scholarship luncheon on August 23, 2011 at the Sheraton Grand.
May 12, 2011
David L. Horne, Ph.D. | OW Contributing Columnist
The Honorable African Union (AU) Ambassador to the United States, Amina Salum Ali, came to the Southland last week, to do her scholarly thing with the Milken Institute, and to see what the Los Angeles area Black community—the African descendants—were up to.
This was her second trip to the Southland, and her first with African American co-hosts, since being appointed in 2007.
May 12, 2011
African American health disparities
“We must find ways for African Americans and other minorities to access quality healthcare and improve their health outcomes in a medical system that continues to neglect minorities in every aspect of healthcare, from research through end-of-life care,” state Sen. Curren Price told a recent all-day Healthy Lifestyles Initiative Conference at the California Science Center in Exposition Park.
April 5, 2011
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholarship Program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses. Scholarship candidates must be full-time students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university. Graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning are also eligible. The amount of each award is $1,000.00.
March 24, 2011
Los Angeles, CA- Hundreds packed a Town Hall Meeting on the California High Speed Rail Project at the California Science Center on Friday March, 28, 2011, to hear about contracting disparities and opportunities for California businesses.
March 24, 2011
On the First Anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, Senator Price goes on the radio to discuss its impact on millions of uninsured Americans and its provisions for improved Health Care for all.
March 15, 2011
Town Hall Meeting Convenes after Press Conference
What: Press Conference and Town Hall Meeting on California High Speed Rail Project
When: Friday, March 18, 2011, 12:30 p.m.
Where: California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Drive, LA 90037
February 7, 2011
The historical exhibit, which highlights the seldom heard story of CORE’s (Congress of Racial Equality) freedom ride from Los Angeles, California to Houston, Texas in August of 1961, will be on display through May 29th at the California Museum.
January 28, 2011
Opening Reception on February 2, 2011. Exhibition on Display thru May 29, 2011
Sacramento, CA – In honor of Black History Month, the California Legislative Black Caucus is hosting Get On Board: Stories of the Los Angeles to Houston Freedom Ride, a historical exhibit which highlights the seldom heard story of CORE’s (Congress of Racial Equality) freedom ride from Los Angeles, California to Houston, Texas in August of 1961.