$3.8 million dollars will be made available, with grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000 given directly to artists and community-based organizations to fund creative initiatives and projects that address the most pressing issues in the region, including public health and pandemic recovery, water and energy conservation, disaster preparedness and recovery, voter and civic participation, and social justice and community engagement.
Childhood Cancer Foundation’s Quarter-Rama Alleviates Estimated $833 Monthly Burden for Families Undergoing Treatment
According to a 2019 study by the American Cancer Society, families with a child undergoing cancer treatment can face an average of $833 per month in out-of-pocket expenses. These costs often lead to financial strain, with one parent frequently needing to quit work to care for their child.
Inland Empire Icon Dr. Ernest F. Garcia: A Legacy of Advocacy, Education, and Arts Remembered in His Passing
Dr. Garcia’s educational career began with an associate’s degree from San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC), where he majored in Spanish. His college career was interrupted by the Korean War, during which he served in the U.S. Air Force.
Feather Alert introduced by Asm. James Ramos to fight Calif’s growing number of unreported violence against Native American people
The Feather Alert, which became available in January, is a public notification tool to help law enforcement quickly notify the public about the disproportionate number of missing Native Americans and enlist their aid for timely leads to locate victims and prosecute suspects. The California Highway Patrol activates the alert at the request of local law enforcement, and it works much like an AMBER Alert.