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    The California Community Colleges system marks its fifth anniversary of intentional advocacy for a better future for Black students with its annual Black Student Success Week, April 22-26. The series of virtual events is expected to draw more than 5,000 students, parents, educators, college administrators, and community and civic leaders throughout the week. In 2020, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Growing up in District 6 in Long Beach, Autrilla “Sheba” Gillis lived next to her grandma and with her mom – both by definition powerhouse sheroes – they always had something good in the works. Likewise, Gillis draws from her community activist roots as the daughter of Sharon McLucas, and granddaughter of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson It’s not every day that San Bernardino sees something big, bright, shiny and new worth tens of millions of dollars of dedicated resources built up in the heart of the community. But around the corner and in the works, San Bernardino Unified School District’s $45 million Welcoming Resource Center is set to ...
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    By Dianne Anderson No one has a crystal ball on whether it’s nearing the time for the real estate bubble to burst, but state and national data show that foreclosures are edging up again. It’s cause for concern at the Legal Aid of San Bernardino. They want homeowners to know they don’t have to sit ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Dozens of dedicated professional sisters of the Orange County Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta are helping local kids and adults prepare for success with just about whatever skill-set they need to get ahead. There is no shortage of role models at the historically Black Greek sorority. “We have lawyers, and judges ...
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    By Dianne Anderson High school fashionistas will unite in the coming weeks around one of the most important skills that will carry them through their lifetime  – how to land a job, and what to wear when they get it. Starting January 17, Arrowhead United Way began their popular Interview for Success events partnership with ...