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School On Wheels provides tutoring to homeless children

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: It’s hard to concentrate on reading, writing and arithmetic when you don’t know where you are going to lay your head at night. Homelessness can be overwhelming and, reportedly, can interfere with a child’s education. That’s the plight of a number of school children, who, as a result of homelessness, are falling Read More…

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SheLectricity helps girls of color reach their potential

MAKING A DIFFERENCE A first of its kind nonprofit, after-school program that is held once or twice a week, is preparing black and brown girls ages 14 and up to reach their full potential and thrive through a digitally enabled ecosystem designed to empower adolescent girls. It’s called SheLectricity. It’s a digital platform that is Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Los Angeles Walks advocates for pedestrian safety

It turns out the saying “Nobody walks in L.A.” is a myth. Apparently lots of people walk in L.A., going to and fro as they go about their busy day. In 1998, urban designer Deborah Murphy founded Los Angeles Walks along with friends who were focused on fostering a more livable city. The nonprofit is Read More…