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Homeless youths find help at My Friend’s Place

MAKING A DIFFERENCE If you ask a young, homeless person where they’re going and they reply to My Friend’s Place, they are probably in good hands.  My Friend’s Place is a nonprofit that assists and inspires homeless youth ages 12-25 to build self-sufficient lives. Originally called the Lighthouse, My Friend’s Place was co-founded in 1988 Read More…

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Voter, justice reform among CBC’s top goals: Bass

LOS ANGELES — Voter suppression, criminal justice reform, job creation and housing costs are among the key areas the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will tackle in the coming months, the agency’s new chair, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) said in a recent phone interview. Earlier this month, Bass met with former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Read More…

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Karen Bass to serve as chair of Congressional Black Caucus

LOS ANGELES — U.S. Rep. Karen Bass will prioritize highlighting activities of Congressional Black Caucus members as the new caucus chair for the incoming 116th Congress. “One of my primary goals is to lift up the accomplishments of individual members of the Congressional Black Caucus so that black Americans understand exactly what the Congressional Black Read More…