April 8, 2020         
COVID-19 & Extreme Poverty, a Christian-Based Resource   •   Diversity Stars Pivots During COVID19 and Announces their 2020 TOP50 Diversity Stars   •   OpticsPlanet, Inc. 'Operation Gift' Campaign Donates Over $67,000 Toward Veteran Recovery Programs at Ranger Road   •   Comcast Makes More Than Two Dozen More Entertainment Networks and Subscription Video Services Available for Free   •   Igloo and Guy Fieri Team Up to Introduce a Playmate Cooler Supporting Restaurant Relief America   •   Britannica for Parents provides engaging, relevant, reliable advice for raising children   •   OneLegacy Prepares to Continue Serving Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation as Coronavirus Outbreak April Peak Approaches   •   Comcast Makes More Than Two Dozen More Entertainment Networks and Subscription Video Services Available for Free   •   Bark Introduces Screen Time Management   •   Veteran Husband-Wife Team Brings 30 Years of Service to New Fresh Coat Painters Company in San Antonio   •   MedicalMaskSuperstore.com Goes Live with its Official Launch Specializing in Consumer Provisioning of Medical Masks, Personal Pr   •   Home Deliveries Skyrocket: SecurityNerd.com Provides Tips to Avoid Package Theft   •   U.S. Transportation Safety Agency to States: Enact Lifesaving Law to Permit Stop-Arm Cameras on School Buses to Issue Citations   •   Hologic to Announce Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2020 on Wednesday, April 29, 2020   •   Unprecedented Demand for Children's Coronavirus Information Book by Nosy Crow: Downloaded Over 100,000 Times in 24 Hours, Publis   •   Baker McKenzie Hires Pre-Eminent Cross-Border Restructuring Team Led by Chair of the American College of Bankruptcy, Mark Bloom   •   Open Letter to Religious Leaders to Pray for President Trump   •   Americares, Direct Relief, and World Central Kitchen, Along With Bright Horizons, Join #FirstRespondersFirst As Implementing Par   •   Canadian Women's Foundation Launches Tireless Together Fund in the Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic   •   YuppMaster, The New Edtech Platform, Launched to Democratize Quality Education Across Nation
Bookmark and Share

Black Caucus To Make Final Jobs Tour Stop In L.A.

WASHINGTON - Beginning tomorrow, 13 Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will join Congresswoman Maxine Waters, in Los Angeles for the final stop on the CBC’s “For the People” Jobs Initiative, which includes a Job Fair and Town Hall at Crenshaw Christian Center in South Los Angeles.

Black News, African American News, Minority News, Civil Rights News, Discrimination, Racism, Racial Equality, Bias, Equality, Afro American NewsJoining Congresswoman Waters will be the co-hosts of the event, Reps. Laura Richardson and Karen Bass, as well as several members of the CBC, who will discuss jobs legislation and how to stimulate economic growth throughout the country. 
 
CBC Chairman Cleaver, who is expected to attend the event, remarked that the catalyst for the creation of the jobs initiative tour was the impact that the high unemployment was having in the black community.

He explained, "The Congressional Black Caucus, of which I am the chair began to look at what we can do in terms of reducing the depression level unemployment among African Americans. We came to the conclusion that it was pointless to just complain and growl the government's lack of attention to this segment of the American population that is unable to find work. So we decided that we would select five cities where unemployment was high, get major corporation to commit to hiring a large number of those individuals who came out and we would travel around the country with this job fair," Cleaver said.

At the completion of the initiative, Members of the CBC will have traveled to five cities during the CBC Jobs Initiative. Thousands have already gathered for town hall meetings, job fairs, job readiness workshops, and seminars as a part of this initiative.  
 
Last month Members of the CBC unanimously co-sponsored and introduced the Congressional Black Caucus ‘For the People’ Jobs Initiative Resolution (H. Res. 348) to encourage the House of Representatives to immediately consider and pass critical jobs legislation to address the growing jobs crisis in America. Additionally, CBC Members have introduced over 40 job creation bills since the beginning of the 112th Congress. To find out more about the “For the People” Jobs Initiative, please visit the CBC website. More details on the event are included below:

Other CBC members scheduled to participate in the Los Angeles town hall and job fair are: Reps. G. K. Butterfield, Andre Carson, Yvette Clarke, Lacy Clay, Jr., Sheila Jackson Lee, Hank Johnson, Barbara Lee, Cedric Richmond, and Frederica Wilson.
 
 
 
 

 


STORY TAGS: Black News, African American News, Minority News, Civil Rights News, Discrimination, Racism, Racial Equality, Bias, Equality, Afro American News

Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News