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Mayor to require city employees to take implicit-bias training

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti signed an executive directive June 19 to address racial equity in Los Angeles by requiring city departments to plan for the reinstatement of affirmative action in California and for city employees to take implicit-bias training. “We have a lot of work to do to correct the inequities that are Read More…

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Mayor receives support for plans to cut LAPD budget

LOS ANGELES — Facing a growing budget deficit made worse by the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Eric Garcetti surprised many people last week when he proposed cutting the Los Angeles Police Department’s budget by between $100 million and $150 million. Garcetti also ordered his administration to look for up to $250 million in cuts from other Read More…

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Black leaders tell civic officials to admit social inequities

LOS ANGELES — In a frank discussion with elected and public safety officials, black community leaders June 4 demanded that more be done to improve policing in the city and that civic leaders do a better job of recognizing social inequities. The Rev. J Edgar Boyd led the “Justice Matters” discussion at the First African Read More…