Mayor continues commitment to empowering Compton youth
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Compton’s Young Men Showcase Leadership Potential During My Brother’s Keeper Initiative 2016 Summer Empowerment and Peace SummitJasmyne Cannick
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.
Young Adults from Compton and Alaska Native Communities Embark on Leadership Program Inspired by President ObamaJasmyne Cannick
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
On October 17, 2015 the City of Compton Block Club Commission hosted “Breakfast with the Mayor” to hear first hand the plans for the City of Compton, share their concerns, provide recommendations and learn how to get more involved. Many of the concerns shared by the block club members included graffiti hotspots, bulk dumping in […]