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    By Selen Ozturk Those with 26-49 employees in 2021 or 2022, who paid COVID sick leave, are eligible for $5K to 50K. While COVID relief grants have phased down nationwide since the end of the federal health emergency declaration, California has announced a new one. Through June 30, small nonprofits and businesses with 26 to ...
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    The California State University released a plan designed to both elevate Black excellence and address the continuing decline in Black student enrollment, retention and graduation rates across the 23 CSU universities. The comprehensive report, “Advancing Black Student Success and Elevating Black Excellence in the CSU: A Call to Action,” is endorsed by all 23 CSU ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent A new report has revealed that California law enforcement officers searched, detained on the curb or in a patrol car, handcuffed, and removed from vehicles more individuals perceived as Black than individuals perceived as white, even though they stopped more than double the number of individuals ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent In 2017, Reesy Floyd-Thompson, who calls herself a “digital wonder woman,” said she had to deal with the shame of the incarceration of a significant other. Her husband’s incarceration also meant that calling him would be difficult, if not impossible. “I used to maintain a side ...
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    Sisterhood in the Workplace: Supporting Black and Latina Women beyond Women’s History Month To support Black and Hispanic women in the workplace, we must understand the unique challenges they face and advance solutions. Young Black and Latinas girls are more likely to identify as leaders than girls of other races. However, when they grow up, ...