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SheLectricity helps girls of color reach their potential

MAKING A DIFFERENCE A first of its kind nonprofit, after-school program that is held once or twice a week, is preparing black and brown girls ages 14 and up to reach their full potential and thrive through a digitally enabled ecosystem designed to empower adolescent girls. It’s called SheLectricity. It’s a digital platform that is Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Los Angeles Walks advocates for pedestrian safety

It turns out the saying “Nobody walks in L.A.” is a myth. Apparently lots of people walk in L.A., going to and fro as they go about their busy day. In 1998, urban designer Deborah Murphy founded Los Angeles Walks along with friends who were focused on fostering a more livable city. The nonprofit is Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Shoes That Fit helps needy kids with footwear

One night, Elodie Silva McGuirk was having dinner at a restaurant in Claremont, when a school secretary in the next booth started talking to a colleague about a little boy who came to her office crying because his feet hurt. Turns out his parents had folded his toes under so that he could fit into Read More…