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Art center helps developmentally disabled find themselves

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Antwan Jones saw Hawaii outside of his Los Angeles window. “I told the teachers I wanted to recreate it,” Jones, 40, said of his painting about his trip to the Aloha State. “It’s like I’m looking through two worlds.” Jones is one of the 40 artists at the South L.A. Arts Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: STEAM:Coders provides opportunities for at-risk students

LOS ANGELES — Not all schools in Los Angeles are created equal. Raymond Ealy noticed that was true when it came to low-income, underrepresented students learning about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). So he decided to change that. In July 2014, Ealy launched STEAM:Coders in Pasadena to provide STEAM learning opportunities for kindergarten Read More…