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Helping Our Community Access Covid-19 Testing

September 30, 2020

I grew up in South LA, notoriously known as South Central. Despite the negative rep, I love this community. It’s my home and it taught me a lot about grit, perseverance and kindness. I left to pursue a PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience but decided to return after getting my masters because I knew I wouldn’t […]

Oprah Winfrey Leads Major Philanthropists In Funding CORE

July 17, 2020

SoLa Impact’s I Can Foundation will provide up to 200 scholarships to South LA Residents Furloughed or Laid-off due to COVID-19 SoLa Impact’s I Can Foundation announced a $1 million grant from the Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation (OWCF) to provide scholarships to South LA residents as part of the “South LA Forward” initiative. Oprah Winfrey […]

Making Sense of it All

June 1, 2020

I am sure you are all watching what is unfolding over the last several days with strong, and painful emotions — I know I have.  For a moment, I would ask you to separate the intentions of the peaceful protestors from the disruptive actions of opportunist looters.  The combination of George Floyd’s gruesome death in […]