Welcome to NDICA’s May Newsletter!
We have exciting news to share with you, including a recap of our recent event, upcoming expungement opportunities, new Job Readiness Sessions, and a special partnership to support LA residents facing food shortages.
🎉 Safe Space Block Party Recap
We kicked off last month with our 1st Annual Safe Space Block Party, a day filled with community fun, learning, and connection. The event was a major success, featuring a Social Equity in Cannabis panel with industry leaders sharing their insights, DJ IJE providing the perfect soundtrack, and mouth-watering food from Jerk & Soul Food and Los Cuates de Juanita’s. Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to the event’s success. We look forward to hosting more events like this in the future!
📅 Upcoming Expungement Opportunities
We’re excited to announce three upcoming expungement events in May:
- May 17th at Metro Family Services (3-6 PM) Sign up at bit.ly/mayexpungement
- May 18th at Shine Bright – Discover (11 AM-4 PM) Sign up at bit.ly/may18thexpungement
- May 26th at Sole Folks in Los Angeles Sign up at bit.ly/NDICAexpungement
Don’t miss this opportunity to clear your record and start fresh!
🚀 Job Readiness Sessions – May 6 to June 13 (10 AM-2 PM)
We’re thrilled to announce our new Job Readiness Sessions in partnership with The Urban Career Network, launching The Job Hub. This program serves at-risk youth (18-24 years), returning citizens, and job seekers, offering workforce training, life skills, soft skills, entrepreneurship intro, resume skills, and employment opportunities. The program also includes free haircuts, gas cards, guest speakers, and much more.
Job Readiness Session Dates: • May 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & June 1, 13 (Note: Community Center is not available on June 6 & June 8)
🍽️ Giving Tuesdays with DoorDash NDICA is proud to partner with DoorDash for our Giving Tuesdays initiative, supporting LA residents experiencing food shortages. If you or someone you know could benefit from this program, please sign up at bit.ly/projectdashla. Together, we can make a difference in our communities.
As always, thank you for being a part of the NDICA community. Stay tuned for more updates and exciting opportunities in the coming months.