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COMMUNITY REPORT: Creating a ‘stronger’ future for L.A. veterans

What Daniel Stansell describes is the experience of too many men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform. “Employers were not sure if I could be accommodated,” he said. “They didn’t say it outright, but I could tell by their hesitance.” Stansell served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and after leaving the Read More…

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Economic development corporation honors its founder

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Marva Smith Battle-Bey, a longtime community advocate, died last year, but the organization she founded is making sure her legacy is not forgotten. On April 27, the Vermont-Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC) honored the late Battle-Bey by naming its headquarters after her. Her successor, Joseph T. Rouzan III, was introduced at Read More…