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COMMUNITY REPORT: Getting people off the streets one person at a time

“Lost. Hopeless. And homeless.” That’s how Je’Bre Byers described her life living on the streets, when I met her at a recent luncheon for the Los Angeles Conservation Corps. Before she reached her teenage years, she lost her parents. She ended up living with both her grandmother and godmother. But facing financial difficulties and unable Read More…

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Compton YouthBuild offers young people ‘a tool belt for life’

COMPTON — Many students involved with a local nonprofit already knew how to build a house. Now they know how to make it comfortable for living as well. Because of a new partnership with Solar Gard, a company that makes protective window coatings, representatives came to Compton Feb. 22 and showed members of Compton YouthBuild Read More…

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Habitat for Humanity moves local operation to Bellflower

BELLFLOWER — Habitat for Humanity does more than just build affordable homes for sale to low-income families. It helps the low-income homeowner maintain his or her dwelling with minor repairs and with reduced-cost building materials and supplies from a restore, according to Erin G. Rank, president and chief executive officer for Habitat’s Greater Los Angeles Read More…