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Airport graduates fifth apprenticeship class

LOS ANGELES — Family and friends of graduates from the fifth HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program’s (ARP) class gathered June 14 at Los Angeles Southwest College to celebrate the completion of an eight-week apprenticeship readiness curriculum.  The 29 graduates, all of whom live in the city of Los Angeles or areas closely surrounding LAX, are now Read More…

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Seminar focuses on reasons for black infant mortality

LOS ANGELES — The statistics are startling: Nationally, the death rate for black babies who die in infancy is twice as high as for white babies and more than 4,000 black babies die before their first birthday.  In Los Angeles County, the rate is three times higher. Black infant mortality was the topic of discussion Read More…