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COMMUNITY REPORT: Finding second chances for people on Skid Row

All Cornelius Bolden ever wanted was a second chance. Bolden has always been a caretaker, a person who looks out for friends and strangers alike. Growing up in a military family, he moved around every few years — which took him across the country and around the world. He would often return from his travels Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Councilman O’Farrell speaks up for homeless

On Aug. 9, Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell introduced a resolution in support of a bill by U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, that could help the city’s fight against homelessness. O’Farrell, whose council district includes part of Hollywood, has always been a quiet but extremely effective spiritual warrior for his community that dates Read More…

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STREET TALK: Rep. Waters’ hearing on homelessness brings call for more federal funding

EXPOSITION PARK — Several members of Congress heard about the causes and solutions for homelessness crisis during a four-hour hearing Aug. 14 at the California African American Museum. The “Examining the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles” field hearing, chaired by Rep. Maxine Waters in her home district, gave community members the opportunity to hear from Read More…