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Shakespeare Youth Festival likes to ‘play’ around

MAKING A DIFFERENCE “The play’s the thing,” a quote from Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” is an apropos proclamation when talking about the Shakespeare Youth Festival (SYF), formerly known as the Los Angeles Drama Club Inc. According to the organization’s leadership, the name change occurred because Shakespeare Youth Festival  “better exemplified” what they do.  For 13 years, SYF 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…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Claris Health hits the streets in new mobile clinic

After more than 40 years of helping underserved communities with life-changing medical care at its two brick and mortar locations, Claris Health is now taking it to the streets in a new mobile clinic that debuted at the organization’s annual fundraiser this past October. The addition of the $230,000, 30-foot, custom mobile clinic will allow Read More…