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Local Teens Celebrated at the Children’s Defense Fund 24th Annual Beat the Odds Awards

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The Children’s Defense Fund 24th Annual Beat the Odds awards honored local teen from around the Greater Los Angeles area, to assist them with paying for college. The teens come from diverse backgrounds and have overcome tremendous odds that the organization was proud to recognize.  The Beat the Odds scholarship program began in 1990 to […]


Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools seeks volunteers

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A while back I attempted to interview LAUSD school board candidate Alex Johnson on his run to fill the vacant seat serving District 1 students.  Johnson touts his involvement in securing funding to expand Freedom Schools and created “safe passages” and with new funding, the program will be offered to more students this summer.


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