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Hip Hop Legend Money ‘B’ Kicks Off Music Program at PAL Charter Academy High School

PAL CENTERSAN BERNARDINO, CA- In an effort to offer a comprehensive educational program that meets both the interest and needs of its students, PAL Charter Academy is becoming a trailblazer for innovation. On Monday, May 16, PAL hosted Hip Hop legend, Money B, in its first ever of this caliber music assembly. The students participating in the music education class as an elective requirement for graduation worked together to create this phenomenal opportunity. Under the leadership of their teacher and motivation founder, Mr. Robert Bryant, this class successfully blended education and innovation creating an amazing opportunity for the students and staff.

The enthusiasm surrounding this innovative program offering is preparing PAL students for the tangible exploration of music related careers, including but not limited to marketing, journalism, management, and production. PAL Center CEO Dwaine Radden said, “Our music program at the PAL Academy is just the beginning of incredible advances for these students their linked learning environments provide relevance to education through innovative life applications.”

PAL Charter Academy is a free public school available to all students 9th to 12th grade. The independent study model allows flexibility to support most barriers to High School completion. PAL offers the benefit of A-G approved courses, small class sizes, a full athletic program, and much more. They are now enrolling for summer & fall sessions. Please contact the school at (909) 887-7002 for more information.

US Investor Seeks Poverty Reduction in Nigeria

Inland Empire’s Mary Flowers is a Featured Speaker at World Conference of Mayors

Ms. Mary Flowers

Ms. Mary Flowers

By Adebiyi Adedapo

American investor and CEO of the Global Green Development Group, Ms. Mary Flowers, has committed efforts into finding practical solutions to poverty in Africa, particularly in Nigeria. Flowers, who is guest speaker at the 2016 edition of World Mayors conference, scheduled to hold between 23rd and 27th of May in Calabar, the capital city of Cross River state, is billed to speak on “Poverty Reduction Through Biofuel Production” and “Attracting Foreign Investors and Achieving Investment.”

The Executive Board member of the District Export Council of Southern California, is serving her fourth four-year term as a member of United States District Export Council appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.

Flowers is the Chair for the African Global Economic & Development Summit that is held in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California has a major focus on empowering rural dwellers, and has invested quality time, energy, and genuine commitment to work with Africa.

She has prepared a blueprint on the development of housing infrastructure, workforce development, economic and the overall infrastructure development throughout the continent.

 

LABOR SUPPORT KEEPS PILING UP FOR CHERYL BROWN

United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Region 5 Endorse Cheryl Brown Campaign

Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown

Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown

SAN BERNARDINO, CA – With early voting already commencing, Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown’s (D-San Bernardino) re-election campaign is announcing yet another Labor endorsement. The United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America endorse Cheryl Brown for Assembly District 47. The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America, with members in virtually every sector of the economy with more than 400,000 active members and more than 580,000 retired members in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

“Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown’s voting record to improve working families’ lives and the communities we live in is deserving of another term,” said Victor Quiroz, International Union Representative, UAW Region 5. “Our members and working families in the district benefit when we have a legislator who is inclusive of all her constituency and the economic needs most important to them. Cheryl Brown is proudly supported by UAW Region 5 because she fights for working people.”

“I am honored to receive the support from the UAW and recommit my efforts on helping champion issues most important to working families in the Inland Empire,” said Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown.

UAW Region 5’s endorsement of Cheryl Brown’s re-election campaign joins a long list of union support already backing her campaign, which include:

  • California Association of Highway Patrolmen
  • California School Employees Association, AFL-CIO
  • California Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO
  • Union of American Physicians and Dentists, AFL-CIO
  • Laborers’ International Union of North America
  • Hod Carriers and Laborers Local Union No. 783
  • AFSCME California PEOPLE, AFL-CIO
  • CAL FIRE Local 2881
  • California Faculty Association
  • United Domestic Workers of America, AFL-CIO
  • California Correctional Peace Officers Association
  • Fontana Police Officers Association
  • United Steel Workers L&E Committee
  • California State Retirees
  • Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters

Partial list. For a comprehensive endorsement list, click here.

Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown is the officially endorsed Democratic candidate of the California Democratic Party running for re-election in California’s 47th district.The election is scheduled for California’s Presidential Primary Election on June 7, 2016.