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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…

Local News Prep Sports West Edition

Program offers girls a chance to compete, stay fit

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles fitness program provides young girls with the opportunity to participate in sports and recreation services while improving their mental health. After a lawsuit claiming that girls in Los Angeles did not have equal access to athletic and recreational services was filed in 1999, the Raise the Bar program Read More…

Community Local News Mayor Eric Garcetti News West Edition

CYFC offers innovative services to foster care youth

LOS ANGELES — The Children Youth and Family Collaborative (CYFC) is an innovative and nationally recognized service provider for foster youth that establishes partnerships with school districts and youth-centered organizations with the purpose of ensuring foster youth graduate from high school and have the opportunity to pursue a college education. Founded in 1993 with just Read More…