Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Jenesse Center offers support for domestic violence victims

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — For more than three decades, Jenesse Center has provided victims of domestic violence and their children with a comprehensive centralized base of support that is culturally responsive and ensures their transition from immediate crisis to stability and self-sufficiency. Founded in 1980, Jenesse is the oldest domestic violence intervention program in South Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Community Coalition helps rebuild social, economic fabric

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The year was 1989 and the crack-cocaine epidemic that devastated thousands of families and lives was in full effect. But somewhere in Los Angeles, in the midst of the health crisis, a group of activists were inspired to transform the addiction-afflicted communities that surrounded them. That year, Karen Bass, who was Read More…