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Organization brings healthy eating alternatives to South L.A.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: LOS ANGELES — Since 1977, Community Services Unlimited has worked diligently to replace the food deserts that litter the South Los Angeles landscape with equitable, healthful and sustainable communities that are self-reliant, inter-relating and where every individual has the support and resources needed to develop to their fullest capacity. Through its array Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: 100 Black Men of Los Angeles nurtures next generation

In a time when the focus on the needs of black youth has been a topic of national conversation, the 100 Black Men of Los Angeles has been a quiet, yet powerful force in the community for nearly 40 years, demonstrating unconditional support for the enhancement of education for the youth they serve. A civic Read More…

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ICYO gives inner-city youth a chance to perform

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: In the summer of 2009, DaQuan Robinson, 15, was worried. His summer music program was canceled and the young bass player could not imagine going the entire summer without playing.  Determined to not let that happen, he reached out to Charles Dickerson, who was a conductor at the program.  Dickerson agreed to Read More…