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New Year. New Policing Laws.

New Year. New Policing Laws.

This new year brings new policing laws and an unfortunate number of instances that deepen the need for a systemic change in how our police interact with the citizens they have sworn to serve. Last year, California...

2021 A Year in Review

2021 A Year in Review

This past year, we began celebrating our 100 years of service in Los Angeles by renewing our promise and commitment to do all that we can to increase the economic, educational, and supportive services...

Invest in Programs Not Prisons

Invest in Programs Not Prisons

The United States imprisons more of its population than any other country, and California leads the nation in the number of juveniles kept behind bars. While juvenile incarceration in California has been trending...

Recognizing Ellen Garrison Clark

Recognizing Ellen Garrison Clark

This December marks 129 years since the passing of Ellen Garrison Clark, a Black anti-slavery activist, civil rights advocate, and educator. Ms. Ellen Garrison Clark was born free in Concord, Mass., on April 24,...

Justice is Served

Justice is Served

This week, the Glynn County court found Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. guilty of the felony murder of Ahmaud Arbery. The verdict gave the Arbery family, Glynn County, the State...

Racism Impacts Premature Birth Rates

Racism Impacts Premature Birth Rates

According to a recent study by the March of Dimes, in the United States, African American women have a higher rate of infant and maternal mortality than other women regardless of socioeconomic status.  In...

Cal Grants Need Reform

Cal Grants Need Reform

Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Urban League joined a broad coalition of student-led advocacy groups, California Community Colleges, higher education stakeholders, and the business community to call on Gov....