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1403, 2017

Mayor Aja Brown and YG’s 4Hundred Waze Foundation to Host Compton Fun Fridays for Local Youth

Mayor continues commitment to empowering Compton youth

602, 2017

Mayor Brown’s 2016 Progress Report

February 6, 2017

In preparation of the release of her highly anticipated three-year report entitled A New Vision for Compton, Compton Mayor Aja Brown has released a progress report for residents and stakeholders detailing performance metrics under her leadership in working towards key priorities for the city.  The snapshot is a one sheet that outlines the […]

602, 2017

Compton Mayor Sets Stage for Re-Election With Release of Progress Report on City’s Movement Forward

In preparation of the release of her highly anticipated three-year report entitled A New Vision for Compton, Compton Mayor Aja Brown has released a progress report for residents and stakeholders detailing performance metrics under her leadership in working towards key priorities for the city.

1412, 2016

Mayor Aja Brown Looks Forward to Continuing Compton MBK Program in 2017

On Dec. 14, Compton MBK leaders are were guests at the White House for the final My Brother's Keeper National Summit to celebrate the progress, impact and future of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative.

2311, 2016

Compton Mayor, Master P, and YG’s 4HundredWaze Foundation Feed Hundreds for Thanksgiving

On Wednesday, November 23, Compton Mayor Aja Brown hosted the 3rd Annual Compton Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Douglas F. Dollarhide Community Center. Sponsored by rapper YG’s 4HundredWaze Foundation and Master P, the event fed hundreds of families and seniors in the Compton area.

2311, 2016

Compton Mayor’s Statement on Bodies of Three Men Found in Park

The following statement is from Compton Mayor Aja Brown on the discovery of the bodies of three young men in a Compton park on Tuesday.

1211, 2016

L.A. Times: Venus and Serena Williams return to Compton to renew ties to the community

Compton Mayor Aja Brown, 34, grew up watching the sisters’ tennis feats and was delighted to welcome them back. “They were so inspiring for me, to see girls that looked like me on the court doing amazing things and accomplishing so much with all the discipline and tenacity and the maturity that they really were able to handle so many adverse situations,” she said.

3009, 2016

Mayor Aja Brown issues statement on sheriff’s human trafficking operation

The following statement is from Compton Mayor Aja Brown on a recent Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department human trafficking operation that resulted in 28 arrests and the rescuing of two minors:

108, 2016

Compton’s Young Men Showcase Leadership Potential During My Brother’s Keeper Initiative 2016 Summer Empowerment and Peace Summit

The Compton My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) 2016 Summer Empowerment and Peace Summit brought together dozens of middle and high school young men in Compton for Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30 for workshops, mentorship, special guest speakers and performances designed to transform the trajectories of boys and young men of in Compton.

308, 2016

Young Adults from Compton and Alaska Native Communities Embark on Leadership Program Inspired by President Obama

Youth Leaders from Compton, Los Angeles and Alaska will travel together to the Puget Sound region, Los Angeles, and Alaska during Fresh Tracks Leadership Expeditions, a two-week experience combining outdoor exploration, cultural sharing, service learning, and workforce education