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Monthly Archives: December 2014

2 Urban Girls 2014 Year in Review

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2014 has been a great year for the 2UrbanGirls.com website. This blog was created to make an impact on the community and we have exceeded our goal in every way possible. We are especially thankful to you, the readers, for assisting us.


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City of Compton responds to California Policy Center

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On November 5th, the California Policy Center (CPC) compiled a list of “California’s Most Financially Stressed Cities and Counties” labeling them the “unlucky 13”.  The City of Compton was ranked #1.  The sites disclaimer states the figures were through fiscal year ending 6/30/2013.  If they couldn’t find thruogh 2013, then 2012 numbers were used.  They went on […]


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ACLU Reaches Landmark Settlement over Rampant Violence and Abuse by Guards in L.A. County Jails

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LOS ANGELES – The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal), the ACLU, and the law firm of Paul Hastings LLP today announced a historic settlement in Rosas v. Baca, a federal class-action lawsuit that alleged Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and his top staff condoned a long-standing and widespread pattern […]


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Compton City Council Meeting Focuses on Wal-mart

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City of Compton residents attended the city council meeting Tuesday, December 16th, and the question on everyone’s mind was “is Walmart coming to town?” In a face book post dated June 25, 2014, newly elected Latino councilman, Isaac Galvan, excitedly posted about a meeting he finished with the retailer.  With $20 million owed to the […]


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Leadership Failures Call L.A. Airport Chief’s Appointment Into Question

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Leadership Failures Call L.A. Airport Chief’s Appointment Into Question By Marshall McClain


City of Palmdale continues to violate residents rights

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Minority residents of the City of Palmdale were awarded a multi-million dollar settlement, with City of Lancaster residents, because the federal government found they were victims of harassment and intimidation.  The residents live in low-income housing and it was found the L.A. County Sheriff’s department, were unlawfully searching resident’s homes.  Latino residents were simultaneously embroiled […]


Black Leaders in Los Angeles say #HandsUpDontShoot

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Los Angeles community leader Kerman Maddox, of Dakota Communications, organized these powerful images, of black leaders, with their HANDS UP.  #HandsUpDontShoot and #BlackLivesMatter have taken over social media accounts and a show of solidarity of our black leaders is priceless.  


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