Members of the Watts Neighborhood Council met up at the Congress of Neighborhoods and networked with lots of other council members across the City.
The center is a one-stop-shop at Nickerson Gardens for everything from HACLA’s Youth Programs, the Community Safety Partnership, the Resident Advisory Committee office, computer lab, and now the augmented Jobs Plus program!
The Los Angeles Rams have been particularly drawn to the Watts Bears, enough so that they have decided to make them one of the major pillars of their philanthropic efforts. On Sunday, July 28, 2019 the team announced an immersive partnership that turns the Watts Bears into the Watts Rams, the culmination of a relationship that began more than two years ago.
Now is the time to prepare to audition for the Jordan Downs Community Play and Festival. Talents of all kinds are needed. Auditions are March 27-31.
Thank you to the Watts Bears who held their Annual Community Thanksgiving at the Watts Civic Center. Over 100 people were served a free Thanksgiving dinner on-site and the young bears delivered more than 150 meals to our fellow community members who are living on the streets.
Condolences to Watts and to Verbum Dei High School on the loss of one of its most positive figures, Fr. Michael Mandala who had been serving as the school's president for the past four years.