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United Way’s HomeWalk raises $1.1 million for homeless

LOS ANGELES — More than 10,000 people participated in the 12th annual HomeWalk in downtown Los Angeles May 18, billed as the nation’s largest public event to end homelessness. More than $1.1 million was raised, with additional funds expected through May 31, Melissa Gersh, the interim director communications and content for United Way of Greater Read More…

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Veterans connect with job opportunities through airport

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles International Airport and Edge4Vets continued their partnership May 15 to connect military servicemen and women with airport jobs.  Going beyond the expectations of a conventional job fair, Edge4Vets brings veterans and hiring professionals together for a substantive discussion that highlights how veterans can discuss their military service with companies that Read More…

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Leimert Park group provides black artists with a stage

Situated in the very heart of Leimert Park, the World Stage is an educational and performance art space dedicated to keeping the culture of African-American artists alive in Los Angeles. Founded in 1989 by the late jazz drummer Billy Higgins, and by poet and community arts activist Kamau Daáood, the organization has grown from a Read More…