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    By Dianne Anderson Students will have one less thing to worry about this year at Long Beach City College, what with all the free food, free laptops, free transportation, all to help them keep their minds focused on what’s important – their studies. The clock is ticking on financial aid FAFSA or California Dream Act ...
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    By Dianne Anderson San Bernardino Valley College Campus Center is set to proudly live up to its new name at an upcoming building dedication ceremony to the late Mrs. Lois Carson, a tireless advocate remembered for her lifelong commitment to the community, to students and education. Mrs. Carson was also the first person of color ...
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    Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District (RivCoParks) was awarded grant funding from the California Department of Parks and Recreation Outdoor Equity Program. The goal of this program is to establish hubs for local activities and trips to natural areas for underserved communities. Through access to nature, the program also seeks to educate youth and ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Kids picking fights and bringing knives to school has parent Makeda Kumasi worried over what is being done lately to keep classes under control. Her daughter came home having watched a fight break out at a San Bernardino middle school. Rumor had it that a white girl was dating a Mexican boy, ...
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    Moreno Valley – Recently, Inclusivity Awards Honorees and MOSAIC Scholarship Recipients were recognized at the Inaugural Gala held at the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center. Graduating seniors honored at the Inaugural Gala earned a $1000 MOSAIC Scholarship to continue their post-secondary education. The 2022 Riverside County All-County Academic Scholars • Yarely Aguilar, Moreno Valley ...
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    By Joe W. Bowers Jr. California Black Media For Tony Thurmond, California’s African American State Superintendent of Public Instruction, American public education will never be the same after experiencing what it has over the last two years. “The pandemic really did put a spotlight on places where there were big holes and gaps and inequities,” ...
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    Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) announced that she has selected Cal Poly Pomona President Dr. Soraya M. Coley as the 2022 “Woman of the Year” for the 20th State Senate District. Serving as the first female president of the of the university, Pomona resident Dr. Coley has distinguished herself as a strong advocate for students ...
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    By Dianne Anderson In coming to San Bernardino with her Ph.D. in hand in the early 1980s, Dr. Mildred Dalton Hampton-Henry held the beginnings of a novel idea. What if she could reach underserved kids and teens, and show them what it means to be successful – all at a time when local high school ...
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    An estimated 15,000 students representing more than 35 districts in both San Bernardino and Riverside Counties are expected to participate in the 10th annual STEMapalooza event, hosted virtually by San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS) Alliance for Education. “Our students are the Inland Empire’s greatest asset,” said San Bernardino County Superintendent Ted Alejandre. “Opportunities ...
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    At its organizational meeting, the Board of Education of the San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) voted to appoint Dr. Scott Wyatt as president of the governing body and Danny Tillman as vice president. The leadership positions are effective immediately, and Wyatt and Tillman will serve in their new roles for one year. Dr. ...