News Flash

Home - Main News

Posted on: February 22, 2023

Black History Month Contest Winners

BHM - Essay - Coloring  image 2

BHM - Essay - Coloring  image 2BHM - Essay - Coloring  image 3BHM - Essay - Coloring  image 4 

In honor of Black History Month, the City of Lynwood’s Recreation and Community Services Department, in partnership with the Citizens Council for Cultural Awareness, sponsored two contests open to Lynwood students. The winners were announced at last night’s City Council meeting. 


Elementary school students were eligible to enter the Black History Month Coloring Contest. 


Contest winner:  

Isabella Rodriguez, 6th grade, Wilson Elementary 

Isabella submitted a beautiful portrait of Sojourner Truth, an abolitionist and women’s rights activist. 


Middle and high school students were eligible to enter the Black History Month Essay Contest. They were asked to write an essay on the theme – Reflections on Black History Month: Inventions, Inventors or Innovators. 


Contest winner:  

Jessica Cortez, 12th grade, Lynwood High School 

Jessica wrote an essay on author Harriet Jacobs who wrote “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl,” published in 1861. 


Thank you to all the students who participated in the Black History Month contests!  

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home - Main News

Public Works - Catch Basins

Keeping Up with Unprecedented Rain

Posted on: March 23, 2023
Community Garden Cleanup Event

Community Garden Clean-Up!

Posted on: March 21, 2023
Community Center

Register for Recreation Programs!

Posted on: March 16, 2023
public works Department

Your Alley Was Cleaned

Posted on: March 15, 2023
Easter Egg Hunt - For More info call 310-603-0220 ext. 319

Calendar Alert - Easter Egg Hunt

Posted on: March 10, 2023
 Burke Ham Park  Grand Opening

Burke-Ham Park Playground Opening

Posted on: March 1, 2023
Dodgers Dreamteam Youth

Dodgers Dreamteam Returns to Lynwood!

Posted on: February 23, 2023
Bike Trail Lights

Lights On Along the Urban Bike Trail

Posted on: February 16, 2023

Black History Month – Senior Program

Posted on: February 8, 2023
Public Works

Your Alley Was Cleaned

Posted on: February 6, 2023

Lynwood’s New Treasurer

Posted on: January 27, 2023
Public Works

Public Works Update

Posted on: January 26, 2023
Screen Shot 2023-01-20 at 8.22.34 AM

Public Works Update

Posted on: January 20, 2023