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Inglewood needs more affordable housing, officials say

INGLEWOOD — More low-income and affordable housing, along with additional emergency shelters have been identified as key resources needed to end homelessness in Inglewood and Greater Los Angeles County. “I think continuing the approach that Inglewood is taking by opening more permanent supportive housing … continuing to bring shelters online and creating affordable housing opportunities Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Inner City Youth Orchestra marks end of 10th season

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer In 2009, nine inner-city high school students approached conductor Charles Dickerson, asking if he would be interested in establishing an orchestra for young people of color. Dickerson said yes. As word of the effort spread, the handful of students quickly swelled to more than six dozen and the Inner City Read More…