Showing posts from November, 2012

Please Keep Henry Sandoval in your thoughts and prayers

*From Youth Justice Coalition* Last night at approximately 6pm, Henry Sandoval - a long-time youth leader and organizer with the Youth Justice Coalition and graduate of FREE L.A. High School - was shot across the street from Chuco's.  The bullet struck him in the side of his chest just below his left armpit as he was driving. He was not the intended target - every one who knows Henry also knows that he lives, breathes and spreads unity, integrity and peace.  But as many have said, in L.A. bullets have no names. It's 2 am, and he just came out of surgery.  The surgeons reported that the bullet hit his heart and lung but did not do permanent damage.  The bullet has been removed and he is in stable condition. As he was lying on the floor at Chuco's waiting for the paramedics, he asked that everyone pray for him.  Please, whoever you look to for strength and guid

Community Dance and Movement Open House hosted by GuiDANCE Autism | PRLog

  Click the link below to see the press release: Community Dance and Movement Open House hosted by GuiDANCE Autism | PRLog

Hollywood Black Film Festival A Huge Success with Diversity in Panels, Films and Parties

*Courtesy of Edna Sims, ESP Public Relations* Founder and Executive Director Tanya Kersey of the Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) are proud of the huge success of this years’ film festival.   The four-day film festival took place Thursday, October 25, 2012 through Sunday, October 28, 2012, hosted at the W Hotel, with film screenings at the Montalban Theater in Hollywood, CA.   Some of the highlighted events included, “Faith in Film: a Conversation with DeVon Franklin,” sponsored by Wells Fargo bank.   Franklin gave words of encouragement to the sold out crowd, “don’t be so anxious about tomorrow, that you miss the blessing of today.” Michael Baisden’s Story Live Staged Reading was another big hit among attendees.   Don B. Welch , directed seasoned actors in performing scenes from finalist’s scripts submitted for consideration.   The HBFF opened with the world premiere of “Note To Self” and after party. The red carpet arrivals included the cast of Note To Self and e