Archive for May, 2011

A Downtown Financial Literacy Workshop

DLANC’s Education Committee and Skid Row’s ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS

Tonight May 25th at 5:30 pm there will be a Financial Literacy Workshop held at The Exchange, 114 west 5th street, near 5th and Main street.

In other words, we will be having a meeting about “money”. Come and find out all the latest strategies that will help you to have a better understanding of the best options for your financial dreams and goals.
General Jeff                                    Leslie Colwell-DLANC Education Committee
Skid Row community activist-
Resident Director- Central city East/ Skid Row
Board of Directors
Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council


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Dr. Diane Woods Discusses Mental Illness

V. Diane Woods, Dr.P.H., M.S.N.

The Status of Mental Health in Skid Row

In this the third composition of a series hosted by Skid Row Activist General Jeff in a discussion with V. Diane Woods, Dr.P.H., M.S.N. President, founder & CEO of African American Health Institute- San Bernardino County (909) 880-2600. Today’s topic is a discussion on mental illness, issues & solutions throughout the state of CA. They also address an additional report written by General Jeff; “The Status Of African American Mental Illness In Skid Row” This the third composition in the series on mental health & reducing common disparities associate with persons diagnosed with a mental challenges.

Skid Row Activist General Jeff

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Happy Mothers Day To All

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Aspects of Mental Health In Skid Row

This is the prelude to a much more detailed series of interviews between herself and General Jeff aka Mayor of Skid Row addressing the conditions, challenges and potential solutions aimed at bringing greater balance & Harmony in improved mental health for those living on the streets as well as persons living in apartments in the area commonly known as Skid Row.

The mental status of African Americans and people of color in Skid Row is address by Dr V. Diane Woods founding President & CEO of African American Health Institute of San Bernardino County who recently held several focus sessions in a number of ethnic communities throughout California including Downtown’s Skid Row.


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