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S VOL. XXII Newsline In This Issue The Tri County’s Only Multicultural Newspaper TRI COUNTY ENTRY NO. 34 FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014 Grant Funding Helps Women in Crisis Stay in School See Education - Page 5A SAFE Groups Launch Event Held in Oxnard VC Heart Walk Raises More than $110,000 See Around VC - Page 2A NNPA Presents Willie Brown with Legacy Award See Lifestyle - Page 3A Assemblymember Williams Honors Veteran of the Year See State - Page 6A Flattop Tom and His Jump Cats at the Yolies See Calendar - Page 16A Pictured from (r. to l.) Ritchie Wimberly, Co-Founder and Vice President; Dr. Ingrid Dineen-Wimberly, Founder and President,; Mr. Dineen, Advisor; and attendees to the SAFE Groups launch event. (Photo Credit: Gary L. Harbour) OXNARD, CA—SAFE vivor-founded non-profit provides and featured a si- Ingrid Dineen-Wimberly, psychology; survivor and Groups (Sexual Assault offers private discussion lent auction, live musical an author and history pro- community activist KarForums for Every veter- and support group meet- entertainment, raffle prizes fessor at University of La en Martinez; and Krista an and civilian) hosted a ings for victims of sexual and a meet and greet with Verne; local educator Dr. Smith, long-time volunteer launch event on Sunday, assault, abuse or general the organization’s found- Angelica Chavez; Navy to victims of assault. The June 29, 2014, from 12 violence. The fundrais- ers and leadership. veteran and small business focus of the organization p.m. - 4 p.m. at Café on A ing event was held to raise The organization’s owner, Ritchie Wimberly; is to provide a comprehenlocated at 438 South ‘A’ community awareness of founders include Navy vet- Thomas O’Halloran, who sive range of services for Street. The veteran and sur- the invaluable services it eran and philanthropist Dr. holds a master’s in clinical SAFE, See pages 14A & 15A Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Holds Annual Pancake Breakfast Rights Groups Say Congress Must Act to Protect Voting Rights for All 805s’ Summer Comedy Jam at Casa Lopez See Local - Page 1B Cardinali & Company at the Ojai Art Center See Community Calendar Page 12B Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Annual Pancake Breakfast crew prepping for drive through. (Photo Credit: Gary L. Harbour) By Gary Harbour Angeles Alumni Chapter could ask for. The menu inLos Angeles, CA -- On and held in the legendary cluded light delicious panSaturday, June 28, Kappa Kappa Kastle from 8:00 cakes, scrambled eggs, and Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., a.m. to 1:00 p.m. sausage. Guests supporting held one of its signature The patio served as the event could eat on the events in the community by the pancake production premises, take the meal to hosting its Annual Kappa area and for $8.00 guests go, or simply drive thru to Alpha Psi Pancake Break- were treated to one of the pick up their meal. They litfast. The yearly fundraiser most mouthwatering pan- erally had it their way. was sponsored by the Los cake breakfasts that anyone KAPPA, See page 1B Wade Henderson, president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. By Freddie Allen WA S H I N G T O N (NNPA) – One year after the United States Supreme Court gutted a key section of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, “the right to vote for all is under grave threat,” says Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil Lorraine Miller interim president of the NAACP speaking on Capitol Hill (Freddie Allen/NNPA) and Human Rights, a coalition of nearly 200 civil and human rights organizations. Last summer, in Shelby County v. Holder, the Supreme Court struck down section 4 of the VRA, a key provision of the law that defined which states and jurisdictions with histories RIGHTS, See page 12A

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