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Compassion & Choices prepares people for the end

MAKING A DIFFERENCE An end-of-life conversation is never easy, but it’s always necessary. Amidst the scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has taken the lives of more than 100,000 people throughout the country and prompted an urgent focus on end-of-life issues, it would seem the difficult conversations need to happen sooner than later. The arrival of COVID-19 Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Social Justice Learning Institute works to empower youth

D’Artagnan Scorza is used to being on the front lines. He spent five years in the Navy, including a tour in Baghdad. Today, he still considers himself on the front lines as the founder and executive director of the Social Justice Learning Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the education, health, and well being Read More…

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Neighborhood Land Trust sees need for more parks

MAKING A DIFFERENCE The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, in conjunction with People for Parks, is an organization focused on creating green space specifically in communities of color. Since February, People for Parks became the organization’s new community school parks program and together they have joined forces to fight for green space equity so Los Read More…