As Los Angeles’ leading foundation and philanthropic resource created for and by Latinx, ULF is committed to ethical leadership and financial practices that promote accountability, transparency, and legal compliance. As part of this commitment, ULF partnered with Vasin, Heyn & Company throughout 2020 to conduct an independent audit and comprehensive assessment of our 2019 financial activities, compliance and performance.
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President Biden is delivering remarks after his $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan was passed by the House of Representatives. The President is hosting vaccine makers now at the White House.
Biden is set to sign the bill into law on Friday afternoon.
"A vaccinated American is the only way to beat the pandemic, get the economy back on track, and for us to get back our lives and our loved ones. That's why the American Rescue Plan was so critical," Biden said.Read more
Community Conversations: Los Angeles LGBT Center & Latino Equality AllianceRead more
A combination of unemployment, lack of affordable housing, and pandemic mismanagement have exacerbated the housing crisis, causing Black women and other women of color to become increasingly houseless and housing-insecure. The situation is likely to worsen when CDC’s moratorium on evictions ends on January 31, when 30 to 40 million Americans could be facing eviction, but organizers of color are fighting back.Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has created serious hardships for both tenants and landlords alike.
The Tenant, Homeowner and Small Landlord Relief and Stabilization Act of 2020 (AB 3088) or "Tenant Relief Act" took effect in August 2020, which provided relief and assistance for tenants and landlords who are struggling financially due to the pandemic until January 31, 2021.
The Tenant Relief Act Extension of 2021 extends protections until June 30, 2021 and creates a new State Rental Assistance Program. There will be $2.6 billion in Federal rental assistance available statewide.Read more
The 30th Annual Latina History Day Conference is an event that will unite Latinas from across the United States to celebrate our shared heritage, recognize our communities' resilience, and set us on a the path to build a better future. Latina History Day was founded in Los Angeles, but in 2021 we're going virtual and expanding our reach to Latinas everywhere.
Los Angeles County is moving swiftly to align its Health Officer Order with the guidance issued today by the state of California and key sectors will be able to reopen immediately.
By Friday, the County anticipates the reopening of additional key sectors—including outdoor restaurant dining —with additional safeguards in place to protect employee and customer safety as we continue to experience high caseloads and transmission rates.
Until Friday, the County will be operating under the Health Officer order of November 25, 2020, which allows key sectors to reopen today, including personal care services with capacity limitations, outdoor fitness facilities and outdoor family entertainment centers. Small private outdoor gatherings with 3 households are also allowed under this order. Full details of that order are available on Public Health’s website.Read more
Inauguration Day already was historic for women, with Kamala Harris becoming the first woman and person of color to become vice president, and she soon could be joined by a similarly record-breaking Cabinet.
Twelve of Biden's nominations for Cabinet and Cabinet-level positions are women, including eight women of color, and if they're all confirmed it would shatter former President Bill Clinton's record of nine women serving concurrently, which happened during his second term.Read more