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Urban Tech conference seeks next generation of creators

LOS ANGELES — It was a day of networking, collaboration and the exchange of ideas as business owners and stakeholders dispensed advice to the next generation of creators and entrepreneurs about the growing opportunities in the technology industry. Nearly 700 students, founders, entrepreneurs and business-minded professionals from all over Southern California attended the Urban Tech Read More…

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Drug use, violence among topics at youth leadership summit

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Youth from six inner-city schools gathered at Los Angeles Trade-Tech College May 18 for the second annual Emerging Leaders Youth Summit as a part of National Prevention Week, an annual observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of mental health and substance abuse disorders. Patricia Esquivel, program director for People Coordinated Services Read More…