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December 2018

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DigiCamp: Ideas and Imagination at Work

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas welcomed more than 50 students from Lennox Middle School to the Los Angeles County Public Library and Microsoft DigiCamp, and encouraged them to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). “STEM is an approach to the world – a critical way to understand, explore, and engage with the world – […]

December 2018

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Days of Dialogue: Reclaiming Civility & Tolerance in the Face of Violence

Amid a rise in gun violence and hate crimes that have traumatized communities across the nation, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Institute for Non-Violence in Los Angeles, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center convened more than 100 civic, business, community and religious leaders for a Days of Dialogue session around the theme of Reclaiming Civility and Tolerance in […]

Spotlight on the Creative Economy

The California State Association of Counties (CSAC) will place new emphasis on efforts to stimulate job growth, particularly in the creative economy. Acting on a recommendation by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, CSAC updated its work plan during its 124th annual meeting in San Diego to support: proposals that stimulate economic development, regional job growth, increase small […]