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Four Lynwood students to travel abroad in summer

LYNWOOD — Four Lynwood High School students will experience Japanese tea ceremonies in Tokyo, taste paella in Alicante, Spain, and learn German while traveling through Berlin this summer after earning Global Navigator Scholarships that will allow them to study abroad this summer. Junior Melanie Pacheco will venture to Spain, juniors Crystal Cervantes and Daniel Perez Read More…

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Juvenile justice advocates seek ban on pepper spray

LOS ANGELES — Concerned about the use of pepper spray in Los Angeles County juvenile halls and camps, the county Board of Supervisors Feb. 5 proposed more training, more cameras and more mental health resources, while juvenile justice advocates called for an outright ban. A report by the Office of Inspector General found that some Read More…

Health Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Peer Health Exchange offers health education for young peers

Founded by young people, for young people, the Peer Health Exchange (PHE) has worked to fill the health equity gap for youth in underserved communities.  The organization began as a labor of love by six Yale students who, responding to New Haven public schools ending their health education programming due to budget cuts, began teaching Read More…