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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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A vote for Measure H will help the homeless

According to the Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty at the Weingart Center, an estimated 254,000 women, children and men experience homelessness in Los Angeles County during some part of the year and approximately 82,000 people are homeless on any given night. In 2016, Los Angeles County noted that the number of people Read More…