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Press Releases

These are our latest Press Releases


  • October 19, 2017Los Angeles– On Friday, the Los Angeles Department of City Planning Office of Zoning Administration added a series of important health and safety measures to protect neighborhood interests in the community adjacent to active oil drilling near Jefferson. The Determination is in response to concerns from residents, stakeholders, City Planning, the City’s Petroleum […]

  • “On Black Women’s Day, I am proud to honor Issa Rae as an exemplary role model and a shining example of the many stories and storytellers of South Los Angeles,” said Councilmember Harris-Dawson. “Issa Rae saw that, all too often, the picture of our neighborhoods and our people are inaccurate. She didn’t ask permission, she just created a new image of South LA, one that was more honest about the real lives and stories she has experienced. HBO’s Insecure is one of the hottest shows out today! As Issa Rae shoots all across South Los Angeles, she is creating jobs for people of color and inviting audiences to see something real that the media has glossed over.”