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A Day at the Marina

It was a fun-filled day at the Marina, as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles Watts Willowbrook Clubhouse joined Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas, Los Angeles County Life Guards, and the Department of Beaches and Harbors for the first ever Second District Day in the Marina featuring ocean […]

How ‘Killer King’ Became
the Hospital of the Future

A tough Los Angeles neighborhood shuttered its hospital, and embraced something totally new. By VICTORIA COLLIVER, POLITICO Published with permission from POLITICO. Click here for the full story and photos. LOS ANGELES — If you want a glimpse into the future of American hospitals, this corner of South Central Los Angeles might seem an unlikely stop. […]

Sweeping Advances to Keep Youth
Out of the Justice System

In a historic move, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt a roadmap for diverting thousands of youth from the juvenile and criminal justice systems, and for connecting them to a comprehensive array of supportive services – education, employment, housing, healthcare and more – to help them thrive. “Giving youth access to supportive services […]

Health Equity in Marijuana Regulations

As Los Angeles County prepares to craft regulations for marijuana commerce, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to look at health equity – or inequity – in communities when considering prospective retailers that want to operate there. “We have to be thoughtful and deliberate about unintended consequences in communities that are already particularly vulnerable,” said […]

November 2017

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