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  • NBCI and TrustEgg Announce Partnership

    NYC Launch Promises One Million Accounts for Children's Future Washington, D.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 milli...
  • NAACP Issues Call to Action on Voting Rights Act Amendment

    Fifty-one years ago this week, NAACP Field Secretary Medgar Wylie Evers was murdered for organizing blacks to register and to vote in Mississippi. In 2014, too many restrictions still limit access to the ballot box for blacks, Latinos, Native Americans, t...
  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee Remarks at White House Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans and on Dr. Maya Angelou's Memorial Service

    Oakland, CA — Congresswoman Barbara Lee provided remarks at the White House Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans on Saturday, June 14 at Laney College in Oakland California. Congresswoman Lee also provided remarks at Dr. Maya Angelou's...
  • Explore the World of Music . . .

    . . . Senior Curriculum Series Summer Term The summer term of the popular Senior Curriculum Series is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, July 1, 8 and 15, and August 5, 12 and 19, at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Street. Dr. Alan Chapma...
  • Dr. Jennifer Smith Selected as Principal of Norma Coombs Alternative School

            Pasadena, CA -- Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon R. Gundry announced today that Jennifer Smith, Ed.D. has been named principal of Norma Coombs Alternative School. Dr. Smith has served as interim ...
  • Pass Me By (The Disclaimer)

    Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson had seven adult children and a clan of grandchildren when they passed away. Their trust stated that their house was to be sold and that all the proceeds, plus all of their other assets, be divided amongst their seven children, the o...
  • Seniors Need Extra Care to Beat the Heat

    By Lavdena Orr, M.D.Courtesy of AmeriHealth CaritasSpecial Contributor to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Summer is fast approaching. The days will be long. Your grandchildren will be out of school. You will want to spend time outdoors enjoying bar...
  • Black Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

    For the second month in a row, the Black unemployment rate decreased, and the economy added more than 200,000 jobs, according to the Labor Department. The unemployment rate for Blacks decreased slightly from 11.6 percent in April to 11.5 percent in May a...
  • Keep Children at Play Safe with Summer Road Safety Tips

    Waste Management of San Gabriel/Pomona Valley Drivers Advise Parents to Teach Kids "Safety First" While Playing Outside This Summer Waste Management of San Gabriel/Pomona Valley driver Jose Ramirez. Long summer days mean more t...
  • U.S. Has Always ‘Negotiated’ with Terrorists

    I disagree with President Obama's decision to trade five Taliban leaders being held at Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, an apparent deserter who is believed to have been the only U.S. solider being held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan. My oppos...
  • A Pledge to Keep to Our Youth

    As young people graduate from high school, or finish the school year as sophomores and juniors, they begin to search for summer jobs. For the past several summers, the jobs have not been there, and this summer will be no different. It is true that economi...
  • YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Participating in the Summer Food Service Program

    The YWCA Pasadena Foothill Valley announces its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided to children enrolled in our summer camp program. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities a...
  • Olympian Shares Admiration for Senior Athlete Honored With "Personal Best Award" by National Senior Games Association

    Olympian  John Naber (left) congratulates senior athlete Vivian Stancil for her Personal Best Award presented by National Senior Games Association CEO Marc T. Riker and California State Senior Games Coordinator Cynthia Rosedale of t...
  • NAACP California/Hawaii State Conference President Alice Huffman to Give Keynote Address at Altadena Branch 30th Anniversary

    Event to Honor The DeVaughns' and The Hopkins' On Sunday, June 22, 2014, the NAACP Altadena Branch will host the 2014 Anthony "Tony" Stewart Freedom Fund Luncheon at the Castaway Restaurant & Banquet Center in Burbank California. The theme is "30th A...
  • Pasadena Unified Regular Board Meeting Times

    Summer Meeting Dates Set for PUSD Master Plan/Boundary Committee Two scheduling items and a new subcommittee were recently announced by the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education: Regular meetings of the PUSD Board of Education will ...
  • PUSD Announces Free Summer Meals Available for Area Children

    The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will offer free breakfasts and lunches for children and youth 18 years old or younger this summer through the 2014 Summer Food Program. This is the 34th consecutive year that PUSD has participated in the program...
  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    My congratulations to both LeBron James and Tim Duncan for showing the young people in this country, and around the world, how grown-ups should behave. They respect each other, their own teammates, their opposing teammates, the referees, and the public in...
  • The Dark Side of Father’s Day

    When I was a deacon at Cochran Avenue Baptist Church in Los Angeles, I learned that assault and spousal abuse reports go up after holidays, including Father's Day. After four weeks of weekend training by licensed counselors, I and other volunteer deacons ...
  • Top 10 Ways People Go Broke

    Self-Made Millionaire Shares Common Mistakes to Avoid You don't have to come from a wealthy family, have the next billion-dollar idea or work 18-hour days to become rich, says self-made millionaire Mike Finley. "You don't have to be extraordinary in any...
  • There's Still Time to Pay Tribute to Your Graduate in the Journal . . .

    The Pasadena Journal will be helping our community celebrate our Pasadena area graduates in its June 19th issue! If you'd like your graduate featured in The Journal's Graduate Issue, email the information and a photo of your graduate by June 16th (the de...

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