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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…