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Daily Briefing: December 6, 2019,

NATIONAL A natural hair anti-discrimination bill has been introduced in Congress by Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey.  The so-called CROWN Act (Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) “would ban discrimination based on hair textures and hairstyles that are commonly associated with a particular race or natural origin.”  The CROWN Act passed in Read More…

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Kids and families are at the Heart of LA

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Heart of LA (HOLA), a nonprofit organization that caters to families and children, will dedicate its new $16.5 million HOLA Arts, Enrichment & Recreation Center Dec. 7 and no one is happier than the organization’s Executive Director and CEO Tony Brown. “We have been in project heck for too long,” Brown said. Read More…

L.A. challenges are discussed at Renewal Summit

County seeks parcel tax for firefighting funds

Vacant housing units outnumber homeless, report says

LOS ANGELES — Two organizations that advocate for fair and affordable housing in Los Angeles have released a report that says the city has three times more vacant housing units than the number of homeless people counted this year. Strategic Actions for a Just Economy and the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment commissioned the Read More…

Bay Foundation to continue work on LAX Dunes

Watts Empowerment Center brings joy to underserved youth

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Rams donate football uniforms to Inglewood school team

INGLEWOOD — A gymnasium full of Woodworth-Monroe Magnet Academy students cheered wildly Nov. 13 as the school received brand new jerseys, shorts, cleats and sunglasses from the Los Angeles Rams and Inglewood Mayor James Butts. The Woodworth-Monroe football team received the special gift through a partnership between the Inglewood Unified School District, the city of Read More…

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Stability brings new day for Inglewood schools

Historically, the Inglewood Unified School District has served as a beacon of opportunity for youth of color.  Once known as the “Jewel of the South Bay,” families throughout Los Angeles moved to the city to enroll their children in Inglewood’s schools. Unfortunately, in recent years the district has faced financial challenges that led to state Read More…