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March Impact Awards to Dorsey High School Teachers

Saturday, March 16th, 2013
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March 16, 2013
for Immediate Release
Contact: Debbie Washington

909-214-5844

 

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Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project

March Impact Awards to Dorsey High School Teachers

The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable announced its Impact Awards for March on Saturday, March 16. The March awards are part of its Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project. The Project supports organizations and individuals working in Los Angeles County’s and other cities most underserved communities. In March, we selected ten teachers from Los Angeles’s Dorsey High School to receive individual Impact Micro cash Awards. The funds will go to provide the teachers with much needed classroom materials, books, tapes, visual aids, office supplies, and computer equipment. Severe budget cutbacks within the L.A. Unified School District and other school districts nationally have sharply restricted the funds teachers and administrators have to provide materials for students.

“Budget cutbacks and the on-going struggle of small community service groups for funding have made it more imperative that we help fill the funding gap to boost them in their efforts to build community sustainability in under-served communities,” says Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson, “The Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project aims to further community self-reliance and independence. This is the pathway to citizen empowerment.”

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Family Pays Memorial Tribute to Essie Mae Washington Williams

Monday, February 4th, 2013
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Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable

 

February 4, 2013
for Immediate Release
Contact:

Earl Ofari Hutchinson                                                                                                       

323-383-6145

 

Press Advisory:

Essie Mae Washington Williams Family Pays Memorial Tribute to Essie Mae Washington Williams

 

Family Pays Memorial Tribute to Essie Mae Washington Williams

 

The family of Dr. Essie Mae Washington Williams, educator, civil rights activist, author and daughter of Strom Thurmond, paid a memorial tribute to Mrs. Washington Williams on Monday, February 4. Mrs. Washington Williams passed away Sunday, February 3 in Whiterock, South Carolina.

“On behalf of the Williams family we are deeply saddened by the loss of the matriarch of our family,” says Mrs. Maria Hutchinson, Mrs. Washington William’s first born granddaughter, “We have plans for a dedication to the memory of our mother and grandmother and great-grandmother.”

Mrs. Hutchinson further notes, “Her passing is a great and deep loss for our family. The autobiographical saga of her life and family history touched so many people outside of our family. And for that she will always be remembered.”

 

“Mrs. Washington-Williams dedication to education, civil rights and her monumental story of growing up in the Jim Crow Deep South was a moving story of triumph, “says Earl Ofari Hutchinson, President, Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, “The public revelation that she was the daughter of Strom Thurmond touched off a renewed national discussion on race, gender and identity in America. On a personal note, I am truly honored to have known her and talked with her at our many family gatherings. This deepened my admiration for her.

Mrs. Washington Williams was truly an America treasure.”

 

Mrs. Washington Williams family thanks all for their prayers and thoughts. She leaves behind 3 children, 13 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.

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Civil Rights Leaders Will Call for a Walk Against Racial Fear If Violence Continues

Monday, January 28th, 2013
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January 27, 2013
for Immediate Release
Contact: Earl Ofari Hutchinson

 
Press Conference
When Monday: January 28, 11:00 AM
Where: Corner 153rd and Compton, Compton, 90220
 
Civil Rights Leaders Will Call for Hate Crime Charges Against Suspects in Compton Racial Attacks
Civil Rights Leaders Will Call for a Walk Against Racial Fear If Violence Continues
 
Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson and other civil rights leaders on Monday, January 28 at Noon 153rd St, & Compton Bl. Compton 90220 will call for hate crime charges against the gang members sought in the attacks on a Compton black family and suspected of racist threats against other blacks in Compton. The racially motivated attack and threats continue a periodic disturbing pattern of violence and threats against African-Americans in some Los Angeles County neighborhoods. The clear intent is to harass, intimidate and drive blacks from ethnically changing areas.

If the threatened violence continues, the coalition of civil rights leaders, says Hutchinson, will call for and hold a march against racial fear in Compton.

 “The terrorizing of a black family and the threat of intimidation of other blacks in Compton demands vigorous prosecution. The centerpiece of that must be the filing of hate crime charges against the suspects of the attacks,” says Hutchinson,” A tough hate crimes prosecution sends the strong message that hate violence in L.A. County will not be tolerated. A walk against racial fear will underscore that the community will not be intimidated by racist threats.”

Earl Ofari Hutchinson, President Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable
Revered KW Tulloss, Western Region, National Action Network
Celes King III, CORE
Najee Ali, Project Islamic Gope
Dwayne Wyatt, L.A Black Employees for Fairness
Debbie Washington National Council of Negro Women
Robert Taylor, Black Ministerial Alliance
Lita Herron, President Youth Advocacy Coalition
Pedro Baez, Founder Voice of the People
Skip Townsend, Cease Fire
Vicky Lindsay Project Cry No More
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Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable Aids Dozens of Community Organizations

Monday, January 21st, 2013
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In June, 2011 the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable launched its Building Self-Sustainable Communities Project to provide Impact Micro Awards to community organizations  and individuals that our working to build self-reliance and self-sustainability in the areas of violence prevention, at risk youth training, leadership mentoring and tutoring, financial education, health and nutrition awareness, arts and music training, college financial support, and civic engagement in Los Angeles and nationally. We have awarded 64 Impact Micro Awards totaling nearly $20,000.

“Our goal for 2013 is twofold. The first is to increase the dollar amount of our awards,” says Earl Ofari Hutchinson, President Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, “The second is to reach the magic number of 100 Impact Awards to deserving organizations and individuals. We aim to fulfill that goal. Thanks for your support.”

Visit http://www.laupr.org/awardees.html for a list of the awardees.

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LAPD Chief Beck Discusses the LAPD and the King Holiday on The Hutchinson Report

Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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Hutchinson Report Host Earl Ofari Hutchinson on Friday, January 18, on KTYM-1460 AM Radio at 9:00 AM PST, streamed globally on ktym.com and on blogtalkradio.com will conduct an exclusive interview with LAPD Chief Charley Beck on the LAPD’s celebration of the
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. He will discuss the background and significance of the LAPD sponsored annual King breakfast. Beck will tell how the King Holiday and the LAPD’s efforts to support and celebrate it are a key part of the department’s continuing efforts to build on King’s legacy in enriching race relations in the city.

“The LAPD’s annual King Breakfast is one of the flagship tributes to Dr. King in L.A.,” says Hutchinson, “Chief Beck will tell why the LAPD embraces King’s legacy and that legacy’s continuing importance to the LAPD and race relations in L.A.”

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January Impact Awards to Pacoima Community Organizations

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
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January 10, 2013
for Immediate Release
Contact: Debbie Washington

909-214-5844

 

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 Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project-Los Angeles

January Impact Awards to Pacoima Community Organizations

 

The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable announced its Impact Awards for January on Friday, January 4. The January awards are part of its Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project—Los Angeles. The Project supports organizations working in Los Angeles County’s most underserved communities. The area chosen in January is Pacoima. The area was ranked by the Census reports as one of L.A. County’s most economically underserved communities.  The Impact Awards are made to support organizations and individuals that have a proven track record of commitment to building community sustainability projects, activities, and service. Wells Fargo Foundation is a major partner with the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable’s Impact Micro Award Program.

The January award recipients are: Youth Speak Collective and the Children’s Hunger Fund. The all-volunteer organizations provide food, shelter and health services for the needy and support programs and activities for at risk young persons in Pacoima and beyond. They are building sustainable communities through their work to meet the needs and challenges in underserved communities. Their mission, work and accomplishments are spotlighted on the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable website: http://www.laupr.org/

“Budget cutbacks and the on-going struggle of small community service groups for funding have made it more imperative that we help fill the funding gap to boost them in their efforts to build community sustainability in Los Angeles County’s under-served communities,” says Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson, “The Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project—Los Angeles aims to further community self-reliance and independence. This is the pathway to citizen empowerment.”

The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable will make its next Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project—Los Angeles Impact Awards in February.

Information: 909-214-5844

 

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January Impact Awards to Pacoima Community Organizations

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
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January 4, 2013
for Immediate Release
Contact: Debbie Washington

909-214-5844

 

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Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project-Los Angeles

January Impact Awards to Pacoima Community Organizations

 

The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable announced its Impact Awards for January on Friday, January 4. The January awards are part of its Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project—Los Angeles. The Project supports organizations working in Los Angeles County’s most underserved communities. The area chosen in January is Pacoima. The area was ranked by the Census reports as one of L.A. County’s most economically underserved communities.  The Impact Awards are made to support organizations and individuals that have a proven track record of commitment to building community sustainability projects, activities, and service. Wells Fargo Foundation is a major partner with the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable’s Impact Micro Award Program.

The January award recipients are: Youth Speak Coalition and the Children’s Hunger Fund. The all-volunteer organizations provide food, shelter and health services for the needy and support programs and activities for at risk young persons in Pacoima and beyond. They are building sustainable communities through their work to meet the needs and challenges in underserved communities. Their mission, work and accomplishments are spotlighted on the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable website: http://www.laupr.org/

“Budget cutbacks and the on-going struggle of small community service groups for funding have made it more imperative that we help fill the funding gap to boost them in their efforts to build community sustainability in Los Angeles County’s under-served communities,” says Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson, “The Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project—Los Angeles aims to further community self-reliance and independence. This is the pathway to citizen empowerment.”

The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable will make its next Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project—Los Angeles Impact Awards in February.

Information: 909-214-5844

 

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LAUPR Award to Newtown United Grassroots Group to Fight Gun Violence

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012
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Christmas Day, 2012
for Immediate Release
Contact: Debbie Washington

909-214-5844

Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable Makes Christmas Day Award to Newtown United

Grassroots Group Formed in Newtown to Fight Gun Violence

The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable announced a Christmas Day Impact cash award to Newtown United, a grassroots citizens group formed by Newtown, Connecticut residents to combat gun violence and fight for tougher state and national gun control legislation. Many of the members of Newtown United had children that attended Sandy Hook Elementary School or knew children and teachers that were killed and injured in the massacre. Every dollar of the Impact Award will go directly to aid Newtown United in their fight to spread their message of peace and healing to the nation.

“The organizers of Newtown United have shown that they are determined to turn the deep pain and anguish of the horrendous tragedy into a teaching moment on the need for the nation to come to grips with deadly gun violence,” says Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson, “We are proud to stand with them in the spirit of the season and provide financial aid in their quest to accomplish that goal.”

Newton United’s mission, work and accomplishments are spotlighted on the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable website: http://www.laupr.org/

Visit Newtown United’s Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/NewtownUnited

http://hamden.patch.com/articles/newtown-united-grassroots-group-seeks-to-curb-gun-violence-20d84ffb

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LAUPR Award Letter to Newtown Youth & Family Services

Sunday, December 16th, 2012
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We encourage all to join with us in aiding this organization that is providing crucial services to the Sandy Hook victims families.
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
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620 E. Manchester Bl.

Inglewood, Ca. 90301

323-383-6145

 

December 16, 2012

Ms. Candice Bohr Director
Newtown Youth & Family Services

15 Berkshire Rd.
Sandy Hook, Ct. 06482

Dear Ms. Bohr:

The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable is proud to award the Newtown Youth & Family Services agency a special Impact Micro Award. The cash award is to support you in your monumental effort to provide crucial emergency aid and support for the family members of the children and adults who lost their precious lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School. We offer our deepest, heartfelt prayers and best wishes of support and solidarity to you and the loving families and community members in Sandy Hook in this time of anguish and pain. Your pain is our pain and we stand with you.

The Newtown Youth & Family Service agency has shown by its work and example an unswerving dedication to building self-help and community sustainability. The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable will do everything in its power to continue to aid and assist your agency in the vital service work you are performing in this hour of heartbreaking need to the family members devastated by the horrendous and unspeakable loss of the beautiful, loving lives of the children of Sandy Hook. We will encourage others to join you in your work.

 

Sincerely,

Earl Ofari Hutchinson

President Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable

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Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable Makes Special Sandy Hook Victims of Violence Award

Friday, December 14th, 2012
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December 14, 2012
for Immediate Release
Contact: Debbie Washington

909-214-5844

 

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The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable announced a special Impact cash award to the Newtown Youth & Family Services. This vital family services provider is on the front line in providing aid and support to the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School horrific massacre. Every dollar of the Impact Award will go directly to provide emergency counseling, care, and specialized treatment for the families affected. The Newtown Youth & Family Services agency has been a leading group in Newtown for three decades aiding families with support and services on an all come basis.

 

“The monstrous, unspeakable heartbreaking killings of the most innocent of innocents, school children, and their teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School demands our fervent prayers and profound best wishes for the families of those slain, But it also demands financial aid and support directly to them to help them in their time of deep pain and anguish,” says Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson, “We are honored to partner with the Newtown Youth & Family Services to help provide the families with the direct emergency aid and support they need.”

 

The Newton Youth & Family Services agency’s mission, work and accomplishments are spotlighted on the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable website: http://www.laupr.org/

 

For More Information – http://www.newtownyouthandfamilyservices.org/

Information: 909-214-5844

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