On Wednesday, the Latino Media Collaborative hosted a media briefing at its downtown Los Angeles offices to present initial findings and research of their anti-hate, multi-media campaign called “Color y Raíces: Encara el Racismo.” Arturo Carmona, LMC’s president and founder, said the campaign’s research began 8 months ago and originated after the LA City Hall scandal involving former Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez.
El componente principal del programa estatal California vs Hate es su línea directa gratuita: 1-833-8-NO-HATE, por medio de la cual las víctimas de delitos de odio pueden recibir servicios de apoyo. NOTA DEL EDITOR: Esta historia es parte de la serie en curso de CALÓ NEWS sobre el estado del odio en Los Ángeles y […]
In 2021, there were 1,763 hate crimes reported in California; in 2022, there were 2,120, making this a 20% surge in hate crimes reported in the Golden State. One of the state’s latest efforts to combat hate comes in the form of CA vs Hate, a new multilingual statewide hotline and online portal that provides a safe, anonymous reporting option for victims and witnesses of hate acts.
For Los Angeles Worker Center Network, the widespread wage theft in Latino and immigrant-driven industries like the garment industry, house cleaning, and restaurants, among others, and the increase in homelessness are no coincidence and are closely linked to one another.
Blue Beetle” opened at the top spot of the United States box office, with the film making $25 million in its debut weekend, beating Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” movie. Latino culture and values were strongly represented and characterized on the big screen with DC’s new movie, “Blue Beetle.”
Ha pasado más de un año desde que me gradué de la universidad y recibí mi licenciatura en periodismo de la Universidad Estatal de California en Dominguez Hills. En mayo del año pasado, me estaba preparando para iniciar la primera etapa después de mi graduación y me parecía estar soñando. Al entrar al recinto de […]
On August 5, “Long Beach Embrace, a mural was unveiled by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, LA vs Hate’s Summer of Solidarity, in partnership with The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach. The mural evokes a tableau of people, movements and issues significant to the LGBTQ+ community, such as liberation, healthcare, land justice, and education, among others.
On Thursday, July 27th, Mayor Karen Bass led her first Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board meeting as chair. Outside of the meeting, a group made up of community organizers, youth and a wide range of LA Metro riders gathered. Approximately 120 people arrived at the LA Metro headquarters, with one goal: to remind Bass of her promise to make free transit a reality for Angelenos.
Since 1981, 211 LA has served LA County residents. Through their 24-hour, 2-1-1 call line and their website, text and chat platforms, 211 LA provides information and referrals to the social and health services that best meet the needs of anyone asking for help.
On May 21, LA vs. Hate launched “LA vs. Hate: Summer of Solidarity,” a summer-long celebration campaign of Los Angeles County’s cultural and ethnic diversity. LA vs. Hate has partnered up with community-based organizations to uplift and celebrate cultural moments and traditions that are important to the people and communities living in LA. The Summer of Solidarity will include monthly art-led and community-centered events that will run throughout the county all summer.
June 30 marked the two-year anniversary of the South Los Angeles firework explosion. The explosion was the result of a catastrophically failed operation to detonate approximately 32,000 illegal fireworks, which were anonymously reported to be located in a resident’s backyard on East 27th Street. Two years later, residents of 27th Street, an area that is home to a large Latino population, continue to seek justice for what they call a “mistake and wrongdoing” by the LAPD.”
This month, June, marks the start of National Immigrant Heritage Month, a time to show appreciation and celebrate immigrant communities in places like the United States.