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Category: Education

Montebello Unified and the March of Ethnic Studies

District resolution calls for high school requirement and development of classes addressing race, class, gender and sexuality.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

School Expands Horizon for Children of Vernon Workers

For the last 20 years, Woodcraft Rangers, an after-school program designed for low-income neighborhoods that offer limited opportunities to its youth, has allowed kindergarten through sixth grade students at Vernon Elementary to participate in programs that would otherwise be out of their reach.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsYouth

MUSD Approves Ethnic Studies Requirement

Montebello Unified School District took the first steps in implementing an ethnic studies graduation requirement, following in the footsteps of nearby districts and becoming the third largest district in the county to approve such a resolution.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

SCPASA Encourages Young Fil-Ams to Take Active Role in Writing Their Stories

The eighth annual SCPASA summit conference was held at the University of Southern California on Feb. 14. This year’s theme, “(Re)Writing Our Future” explored the essence of what it means to be members of the Filipino-American society.
categories Arts & CultureEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsMediaRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

Ankur Patel Throws His Hat into Los Angeles' School Board Race

Ankur Patel is the youngest candidate for the District 3 seat of the Los AngelesUnifiedSchool District. The Indian American said his primary goal is to redirect spending into the classroom.
categories City AffairsEducationPolitics

Minority Students (Continue to) Stand and Deliver

Latino students from Chaffey HS in Ontario, CA continue to defy the odds to qualify for the California Academic Decathlon.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsYouth

School Board Candidates Debate in Eagle Rock

Three candidates running for a spot on the board of the second largest school district of the country were at Eagle Rock High School Monday evening, taking part in forum where they told voters why they should represent District 5 on the L.A. Unified School District Board of Education.
categories City AffairsEducationNeighborhoods

Stanford Program Educates Indian American Elders on End-of-Life Care

As more seniors move to the U.S. from India to help their children's families, one program is helping some plan ahead in case they face life's end.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Hip-Hop Artist Matre Responds to Militarization of LAUSD Police

Los Angeles-based hip-hop artist Matre and the Embassy live collective release song in response to LAUSD Police Department.
categories Arts & CultureEducationPublic SafetyYouth

The Modern Community Warrior: Advocating Fitness in the San Fernando Valley

“Today we have a battle against obesity that’s the war, we [trainers] are the warriors and as long as the epidemic is present we are going to be here and we are going to feed from that need, in order the strengthen the program,” said Rivera.
categories EducationHealthNeighborhoodsSports
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