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COMMUNITY REPORT: A new chance to transform our kids’ future

It’s the end of the month and the refrigerator is almost empty. A fifth-grader leaves for school hungry, where she might get her only meals of the day. She takes her seat in a class filled with 32 other students. She loves to read, but her school library is closed because there’s no librarian. At Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

ICYO gives inner-city youth a chance to perform

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: In the summer of 2009, DaQuan Robinson, 15, was worried. His summer music program was canceled and the young bass player could not imagine going the entire summer without playing.  Determined to not let that happen, he reached out to Charles Dickerson, who was a conductor at the program.  Dickerson agreed to Read More…

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Teachers return to classes as LAUSD strike ends

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of educators and their students returned to class Jan. 23, following a Los Angeles Unified School District teachers’ strike that stretched over six school days but ended thanks to a marathon negotiating session that resulted in a labor agreement. Mayor Eric Garcetti, who worked with the district and teachers’ union to Read More…