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Crenshaw Crossing project offers local hire program

LOS ANGELES  — The Watt Companies and the West Angeles Community Development Corporation, the development team behind the Crenshaw Crossing mixed-use project proposed for the intersection of the Crenshaw and Expo Lines, has announced a partnership with the Coalition for Responsible Development on a local hire program.  The program will be administered by the CRCD Read More…

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Mitchell bill preventing hair discrimination passes Senate

LOS ANGELES — A Southland lawmaker’s bill seeking to prevent workplace hair-grooming rules that discriminate against styles favored by black women and men passed the Senate floor April 22 on a unanimous vote. Introduced by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, SB 188 aims to “create a respectful and open workplace for natural hair” by Read More…

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City Council approves ordinance prohibiting discrimination

LOS ANGELES — The City Council approved a civil and human rights ordinance prohibiting discrimination and other forms of bigotry in Los Angeles April 17. The ordinance was approved on a 12-0 vote, along with a second measure to create a commission to investigate violations of residents’ civil rights, with the power to levy fines Read More…