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Alex Padilla on Making Your Vote Count in November

Alex Padilla on Making Your Vote Count in November

Steven Mirkin August 31, 2020 For most people, Tuesday, Nov. 3, is Election Day. But California Secretary of State Alex Padilla — the official charged with running California’s election — says it should more...

LA Sentinel: LAUSD Owes Black Students and Families More

LA Sentinel: LAUSD Owes Black Students and Families More

Los Angeles Sentinel Dr. Ana F. Ponce and Michael Lawson August 13, 2020 The tragic deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, and others have illuminated, yet again, the realities of...

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3 weeks ago

The Los Angeles Lakers are helping ensure your voice is heard this election by sponsoring 3 different voting locations where you can cast your ballot! Swipe through for dates and address details! ... See more

3 weeks ago

In LA, housing is a fundamental issue that's on the ballot. We support a YES on Prop 21 and you can view the other propositions we support for this election by clicking the link below ... See more

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TAXES and the 2020 Election. Join us this Thursday at 5:00 pm PDT in partnership with Bank of America for 'Election 2020's Impact on Your Tax Strategy'. Our guest speakers will lead a discussion of ... See more

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TOMORROW, Oct. 28 @ 5:00 PM, join us and The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles (@jfedla ) for a conversation with experts as we explore the racial disparities of healthcare in Los Angeles ... See more

4 weeks ago

Voting is a right, not a privilege. That's why we support a YES on Prop 17. Know before you go to the polls. Click the link below for our voter resources⤵️

Laul.org/VOTE

1 month ago

Tomorrow join us alongside @lawac for one of our last two sessions of the 2020 Election Series. 'How Media Will Influence the Election: From Broadcast to Cable to Digital Organizing' kicks off at 11 ... See more

1 month ago

Early in-person voting begins today in LA County. Make sure you have your voting plan ready and that you know where to vote and what's on the ballot. Visit our voter resource page for helpful ... See more

1 month ago

Join us alongside LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas (@mridleythomas ) and other participants like @blmlosangeles for a safe and socially distant conference on PROP 16 and why your YES vote ... See more

1 month ago

We build a better future with the work we do now, at this moment. Preparing for that future means exercising your right to vote today. Because your vote is your voice and it matters in this election. ... See more

1 month ago

Join us for the Fight for Economic Justice - a virtual fundraiser for Los Angeles Urban League: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=682455965738508

The Fight For Economic Justice. A Virtual fundraiser for Los Angeles Urban League

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Press releases

As Our Communities Hurt, COVID Relief is Needed

As President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamal Harris work on their transition to the White House, we know that there is much work to...

Los Angeles Urban League Salutes President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris on Their Historic Election Victory

Statement from Michael A. Lawson, President, and CEO of Los Angeles Urban League The Los Angeles Urban League joins with Americans in every state of...

Reclaim Our Vote

The final day to vote in the 2020 election is November 3rd – four days from today. We have four days to Reclaim our Vote and to make our collective...

By Voting We Honor Our Ancestors

We cannot overstate the importance and the power of the African American vote. We don't all have to vote as one, but when we show up at the polls,...

The Fight for Economic Justice

I still have a dream that one day all of God’s children will have food and clothing and material well-being for their bodies, culture, and education...

The Count for Census 2020 Must Continue

This past Wednesday, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the federal government must continue the Census 2020...
We must vote

Get Out the Vote – Yes on Prop 16

This upcoming election is like no other, and I urge you to use your voice and reclaim your power by voting. Not only are the stakes high nationally,...
Ms. Breonna Taylor

Grand Jury Fails to Deliver Justice for Breonna Taylor

The Grand Jury in Jefferson County, Kentucky, failed to deliver justice for Ms. Breonna Taylor and her family this week. The Grand Jury indicted one...
LA County Sheriff

Statement on Shooting of LA County Sheriff Deputies

"Violence has no practical results towards building a strengthened community or solving the problems of human prejudice, bias, and injustice. People...

We Must Make Black Count in the 2020 Census

On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a federal judge in Northern California issued a temporary restraining order to stop the Census Bureau from...