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Inspired By Skid Row, Educator Opening Charter To Help LA's Homeless Children And Families
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“The housing scarcity is not only real in general, it’s very real for families,” said Mitchell.
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George Takei Sounds Off About Trump's First 100 Days
He also talked to us about living on L.A.'s Skid Row, the LGBTQ resistance and his favorite NYC noodles.
ARTS & CULTURE
The Artist Of Skid Row
Ramiro Puentes is an outstanding artist, photographer, painter, sculptor and poet. But more than that, he’s risen from crippling poverty and used art to reimagine the streets of Skid Row.
Senior advisor to companies, law firms, foundations and public...
I am decades older now than I was on that visit to Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island but fundamentally I am the same. I am still the hopeful romantic about my city, albeit now a warmer one with different flora, mountains, tastes and accents.
Beyond Prayers and Protests: Building Trust Among the Police and Community in Downtown Los Angeles
Pastor, Organizer, and Artist
On a Saturday last April, a group of pastors and other faith leaders brought together a broad cross-section of the downtown community to talk about a rash of officer-involved shootings in Los Angeles and the rest of the country.
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Los Angeles Officials Declare Homelessness 'State Of Emergency'
"The human suffering that occurs on Skid Row is astonishing -- it will literally take your breath away."
Los Angeles Mayor Meets With Black Lives Matter Activists
Man Who Was Once Homeless On Skid Row Graduates From College
Ruining Romance: The '80s Rock Power Ballad
Writer, PR Weasel Records
The summer I was 13, Kerry Flanagan and I took turns sleeping over at each other's houses. We stayed up all night playing Rummy 500 and listening to Rock101, the local rock station. It was the late-1980s, the high holy days of hair metal, dudes in spandex, and girls in music videos.
Here's Proof That Helping Homeless Isn't About Donating.. It's About Investing In Your Community
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Origami-Inspired Personal Shelter Provides A Quick Solution For Homeless
Photographer Shoots Street Style Series To Raise Money For Skid Row Artists
L.A. Mayor, Homeless Advocates Have 'Productive, Inspirational' Meeting After Cop Killing
The Death of Anthony Hill: Something Is Rotten in the State of America
Robert David Jaffee
Author, journalist and mental health activist
There have been too many funerals of late, too many funerals for people of color and people with mental illness.
Activist Reminds Us That There is Much More To Skid Row Than Homelessness
The Slaughter Continues: 176 Civilians Killed by Police so Far in 2015
Former reporter for the New York Times and Daily News; taught ...
One-hundred-seventy-six civilians were killed by police in January and February, according to news clippings collected by killedbypolice.net. Of course, the greatest outrage of all is that no one really knows how many people are killed by police annually.
The Most Dangerous Thing You Can Own Is Your Waistband
LAPD Not Fit to Investigate Itself in Shooting of Skid Row Homeless Man
Founder of Homefront Rising, a cultural revival led by veteran...
It's possible the police were justified in shooting the man known to locals as "Africa." But considering how the
equivocated about what's visible in the video, it seems Smith and Beck have so far doled out more propaganda than credible information.
It's Time To Bring Relief To The Homeless In L.A.
LAPD Caught On Tape Shooting Homeless Man To Death
PHOTOS: Graffiti Artist Humanizes Homeless People By Painting Their Dreams
New Skid Row Homeless Apartment Complex Has A Running Track And Art Studio
From Soho House to Skid Row
Emmy award-winning TV journalist and philanthropist telling s...
Every time I walk in the door of this free afterschool program, I get happy. It's a bright, joyful classroom filled with children laughing. Do you have any idea how rich a child's laugh can sound when it comes from a child with no place to call home?
The Black Wall Project: A Picture Can Express a Million Words
Marc A. Coronel
In reality, you can put a filter on an image, you can add 100 layers to make the perfect picture. But for some, through the lens the naked truth lies in the eyes, the poverty, the struggle, the hunger and the truth that is recorded.
These Often-Invisible Women Experience Sexual Assault At An Alarming Rate
L.A. Mayor Accepts Michelle Obama's Challenge To End Veteran Homelessness By 2016
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