You are invited to the next Urban Issues Breakfast Forum on Friday, September 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the California African American Museum.  Parking is $6 (Figueroa and 39th Street entrance). Forum Admission is free.


Discussion Topic: "The 50th Anniversary of the Little Rock Nine: How Relevant Is This History In A New Era of Resegregation?"


Please note: Individuals that RSVP will be given priority for breakfast service.  To RSVP, send an email to  Please include your full name, number in your party, and you are automatically confirmed.


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Please join


City of Los Angeles Fire Chief Douglas Barry

City of Los Angeles Assistant Police Chief Earl Paysinger

City of Los Angeles Commissioner Forescee Hogan-Rowles


for a special community celebration at the California African American Museum, 600 State Drive on Thursday, September 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The Master of Ceremonies is four-time Emmy Winner Marc Brown of ABC-7. 

Would you believe that all four outstanding individuals are graduates of Narbonne High School?  What a beautiful coincidence!!!  Come out to learn more about their amazing journey and the importance of education and perserverance!

This is a community event so invite your family, friends, and colleagues to congratulate these individuals who have and continue to give back to the community in so many ways.  This event is free of charge through the generosity of Community Financial Resource Center in partnership with:

Black Alumni of California State University Long Beach
Brotherhood Crusade
Christian Cosmetology International Association
Los Angeles City Stentorians
Narbonne High School Alumni
Oscar Joel Bryant Association
Simpson Housing Solutions
Southern California Gas Company
Teamsters National Black Caucus
Urban Issues Breakfast Forum
Washington Mutual
Water and Power African American Association
(Partial List)

RSVP is mandatory for entrance.  Please call in your RSVP to (323) 846-1478 or send email to by Tuesday, September 18 before noon. Parking is $6.  More information is attached . 

Thank you for your interest and support. 

Best regards,

Marie Y. Lemelle, MBA
Events Manager
Platinum Star Public Relations
Member of the National Association of Black Journalist
President of Water and Power African American Association