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COMMUNITY REPORT: Strengthening the safety net for those near homelessness

After a difficult divorce and losing her job, Lakeisha Anthony fell into homelessness. It didn’t matter that she was a veteran with a graduate degree — there was no safety net to catch her. For Anthony, the hardest part was having to make the heartbreaking choice to send her three daughters to live with their Read More…

Community Local News Mayor Eric Garcetti News West Edition

CYFC offers innovative services to foster care youth

LOS ANGELES — The Children Youth and Family Collaborative (CYFC) is an innovative and nationally recognized service provider for foster youth that establishes partnerships with school districts and youth-centered organizations with the purpose of ensuring foster youth graduate from high school and have the opportunity to pursue a college education. Founded in 1993 with just Read More…

Community Lead Story Local News Mayor Eric Garcetti West Edition

Garcetti takes ‘responsibility’ for rise in homeless numbers

LOS ANGELES — Facing rising criticism for the sharp increase in homelessness, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti defended the work being done by the city to address the problem June 11 while saying he takes “full responsibility” for the city’s response to the issue. In a letter to Los Angeles residents, Garcetti insisted that more Read More…