In this issue, Suite Life SoCal spotlights a Northern California civil rights warrior, an education advocate, and an agent of social change: Ms. Cynthia Adams, a lifelong educator and newly sworn-in president of the NAACP Oakland branch.
Proudly for women only, Sangha Social Club is a curated exploration into the alchemy of both culinary experiences and community building. Founded in Los Angeles in late 2021 by a diverse collective of friends with a passion for food and culture, they carefully curated a guest list for their inaugural dinner in the hopes that magnetic energy and tantalizing small plates could help inspire impactful conversation and community among the group. Pronounced sung-ha, Sangha is a Sanskrit word that translates to "community.” With this guiding tenet, Sangha Social Club was born.
A series of community Listening Sessions are being held statewide to help the nine members of the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans better understand how laws and policies that contribute to perpetuating the effects of slavery have negatively impacted Black Californians.
LOS ANGELES – For Black History Month, Malik Books is excited to bring the love of reading to the 31st annual Pan African Festival. During the film festival's run, the black-owned, independent bookstore will host a booksigning and Q & A, featuring attorney and television personality Eboni K. Williams, author of BET ON BLACK: THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT BEING BLACK IN AMERICA TODAY.
Breast Cancer survivor Kara Adams, speaker, author, and coach, is showing women how to step into their true identity as glorious, empowered, magnificent beings. It's all told in her book Hidden Treasure: 5 Steps to Transformational Self-Love and is available just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness month.