n celebration of Valentine’s Day, Community Build, Inc. Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GYRD) Intervention and Prevention Southwest 1 Teams held a special “Spread the Love, Not COVID” Grab ‘N Go event on February 11. Over 200 gift bags filled with masks, first aid kits, hand sanitizers, bottles of water, candy, and COVID-19 fact sheet, CBI information, various hygiene items as well as lunch, were distributed to individuals and families.
As the one year anniversary of the Coronavirus pandemic nears, Black unemployment continues to hover around 10% and thousands remain unemployed or underemployed. Many South Los Angeles nonprofits have stepped up their efforts to fill the employment void and made providing jobs a top priority. Leimert Park-based nonprofit Community Build, Inc. (CBI) is one of those agencies.
Highlights from this years GRYD Prevention Southwest 1 and 77th II grab and go event!
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88th St. COGIC and Community Groups Hold Emergency Food Distribution
APRIL 15, 2020
Over 1,200 people were served and scores of others volunteered, including Steve Wesson of USC, a premier CRSSLA network partner. The collaboration resulted in the distribution of more than 50,000 pounds of food, which was donated by the Sam Simon Foundation and...
Community Based Organizations, Churches, and Stakeholders, to serve as the Community Response System of South Los Angeles (CRSSSLA) that addresses the current community needs associated with the Coronavirus COVID 19 and beyond....
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
JANUARY 13, 2020
Robert Sausedo, President and CEO of Community Build, Inc. transported 60 employees to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Kenneth Hahn Regional State Park...
SEPTEMBER 5, 2019
On a balmy spring evening last May, a hail of rapid gunfire rang out in Vermont Square Park. In the wake of the sudden burst of violence, four people were wounded...
JUNE 27, 2019
New Community Build, Inc. President/CEO, Robert Sausedo, board members, and supporters at the ribbon cutting ceremony...
THE X FACTOR
JUNE 27, 2019
On June 19, we celebrated 154 years of freedom in the state of Texas with the African American holiday of Juneteenth.
MAY 16, 2019
Caseworker Tracee Jones knew something had to be done when she heard 9 and 10 year olds in her after-school program discussing conspiracy theories surrounding the murder of Nipsey Hussle.
ROBERT M. SAUSEDO
APRIL 19, 2019
The Board of Directors of Community Build, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit community based in South Los Angeles, announced the selection of Robert M. Sausedo...