Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

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…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: L.A. Conservation Corps prepares young people for jobs

After Carlos’ father was deported, his mother had a hard time financially with that part of the family income gone. Carlos, a young man studying robotics engineering at Cal State Northridge, was helping his family of eight making ends meet while going to school full-time. Eventually, he was left with the decision to either continue Read More…