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Upward Bound program helps youth reach college goals

Making a Difference: Nestled on the corner of Stocker Street and Don Felipe Drive is an Upward Bound office filled with activity. Andrew Toney, project coordinator, is busy helping high school students plan their futures as they focus on the curriculum the program offers to prepare them for the colleges of their dreams and to Read More…

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Mitchell’s hair discrimination law signed by governor

LOS ANGELES — California became the first state in the nation to prohibit natural hair discrimination when Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act. Senate Bill 188, or The CROWN Act, was proposed by state Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles  Being a black woman with Read More…

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County takes new approach to dealing with deputy shootings

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted July 9 to have mental health personnel take the lead in reaching out to the families of individuals who are shot by sheriff’s deputies or die in jail, in the face of community complaints about a perceived lack of respect and transparency from sheriff’s officials. Supervisors Read More…