Medical anthropologist Merrill Singer coined the term syndemic in the 1990s to draw attention to the complex relationships between diseases and the social, economic, and cultural factors contributing to their spread and impact.
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California’s mission to push for change and opportunity for the Black community emulates the ideology and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Led by Pastor William D. Smart Jr, the Southern California Chapter (SCLC-SC) is just a small part of the greater and much larger mission of the organization and its purpose to push for change. Learn more about Smart and the legacy of leaders who remain empowered in this fight for Black equity!
Be The Difference 2023 International Conference, and the Fathers and Families Coalition bring some of the most influential minds together this April for their 24th annual Fathers and Families Conference. With world-renowned talent from several continents and a list of innovative workshops, get ready to be inspired by CEO Dr. James Rodriguez.
A closer look at NAAAPY, the National Association of African American Parents and Youth, created by Yolande Beckles and 15 parents changing the face of education in Southern California by doing it their way. The incredible growth and promising future of this up-and-coming organization in just a year.