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FREE Gardening and Landscape Workshop at Lawndale Library

What You Will Learn: You will learn how to develop an ocean friendly garden using native plants, water-efficient irrigation devices (such as “smart” sprinkler controllers and drip irrigation), permeable materials and on-site water retention techniques (to reduce dry-weather run-off pollution to our oceans). When: Saturday, February 13, 2010 Hours: 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. (refreshments […]

How To Get To College

What classes do you need to take? How will you pay for college? What should you or your child be doing in 6th grade through 12th grade? All those questions and more are answered here (PDF). How To Get To College (PDF) More information online

A Comprehensive Eco-system Restoration Approach for the Compton Creek

By Mark Ridley-Thomas: After the levees broke in New Orleans in 2005, the world developed a newfound appreciation for flood protection. Many lives were lost and billions of dollars of property was destroyed. In response to the unprecedented level of devastation on American soil, the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) took stock and began requiring […]

VIDEO: Empowerment

The video above evidences how Supervisor Ridley-Thomas’ trademark empowerment ideals work as seen through the lens of the re-opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital. The video was shown at the 18th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit. Learn more about the Empowerment Congress here.