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A Fireside CharLA on COVID19’s Impact on Minority Communities

The USC Dornsife Program for Environmental and Regional Equity released an analysis of those most at risk of fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The analysis concluded that marginalized segments of the population, including low-income seniors, undocumented immigrants, and rent burdened families, face substantial inequities that will affect how well they weather the pandemic. In response, […]

Statement on Temporary Injuction for Homelessness

Statement by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on Judge Carter’s Order Today Regarding the Preliminary Injuction “I value Judge Carter’s contribution to this conversation, and I appreciate his impatience, which is wholly appropriate. He feels driven to compel us to act in a decisive and definitive way, and I take the position that government does need to […]

Operation Love: Care Packages for Families

About 100 South Los Angeles families with young children received free meals, groceries, diapers and hand sanitizers at Operation Love: Care Packages for Families, an event sponsored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas in partnership with several nonprofits and businesses. “Operation Love emerged from the question: What do families most impacted by this pandemic need?” Supervisor Ridley-Thomas […]