With the triple-burden of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic recession, and wildfires driven by climate change disproportionately impacting Latinx communities, LCHC is committed to civic engagement and getting out the vote. For the first time, we are the nation's largest racial or ethnic group in a U.S. Presidential Election. Our vote is our power!Read more
Our friends at Community Partners and the California Community Foundation will soon be opening applications for new rounds of nonprofit grants both to help alleviate food insecurity and to generally help serve neighborhoods disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic:Read more
The Bobcat Fire started on September 6th at 12:21 PM. The fire is located near the Cogswell Dam and West Fork Day Use area. Current acreage is 114,901 and the fire is burning in heavy vegetation in steep, remote terrain with a rapid rate of spread.Read more
Businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters may apply for SBA federal disaster loans to repair or replace disaster-damaged property caused by the civil unrest that began May 26, 2020. SBA can also lend additional funds to help with the cost of improvements to protect, prevent or minimize the same type of disaster damage from occurring in the future. The deadline to apply is September 16, 2020.
Starting tomorrow, trained Census staff are conducting surveys and collecting information at interim housing sites, meal sites, and outdoor locations across the region. Visits to interim housing sites are pre-scheduled – if you have not heard from a local Census office, please refer to the information below. The enumeration of encampments and other outdoor locations, also known as Targeted Non-Sheltered Outdoor Locations (TNSOL), begins the evening of Wednesday, September 23 and runs the following day.Read more
Leading employment marketplace ZipRecruiter® (www.ziprecruiter.com) is partnering with Hire LA’s Youth, the City of Los Angeles’s signature youth employment program, to prepare youth for careers and help them navigate the job market. Under the partnership, each program participant will be paid to spend 10 hours on a specialized page, ZipRecruiter.com/HireLAYouth, creating a profile and applying for jobs after receiving online job search training.Read more