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Brownley Announces $3 Million Grant to Support Upward Bound Programs at Cal Lutheran University

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded two grants to Cal Lutheran University totaling an estimated $3 million over five years through the Upward Bound Program, a federal TRIO program. “TRIO programs like the Upward Bound Program provide doorways of opportunity for low-income and first-generation college students in Ven ...

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New School Supplies Empower Children About Their Afrikan Heritage and Black Culture

Orange County, CA — A family of black entrepreneurs has embarked on a mission to inspire children with Afrikan history and black culture. Their project, called “Kids of the Kosmos,” is a line a school supplies featuring artwork to empower young black minds. They have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Round1funding.com and are seeking to raise $15,000 by June 30th, 2017. “Kids of the Kosmos” is a passion p ...

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New Hygiene Spray Fights Eyelid Parasites

(NewsUSA) - Millions of Americans suffer from chronic eye conditions caused by thousands of tiny parasites, called Demodex mites, living on their eyelids. “These microbes are extremely common and yet largely an unknown problem,” says ophthalmologist Kathryn Najafi-Tagol, MD, Founder and Medical Director of the Eye Institute of Marin in California. The parasites burrow into eyelids, Dr. Najafi-Tagol explains ...

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