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Organization creates violence prevention model for youth

MAKING A DIFFERENCE LOS ANGELES — Growing up, Nason Buchanan had many positive role models who taught him invaluable life skills that helped him to adapt to anything that life threw at him.  However, nothing could have prepared him for the loss of his mother, two brothers, and cousin to gun violence in 2002. It Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE Outkast Academy uses art to help inner-city youth thrive

LOS ANGELES — Jennifer Newton fell in love with dance at the age of 9. As a young woman from an “at-risk background,” who found herself changing schools nine times during her adolescent years, dance became her lifeline.  During her teens, she found a home at Los Angeles High School, where she expanded her dance repertoire. At Read More…

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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…