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Organization helps homeless people sleeping in cars

LOS ANGELES — With housing shortages and job losses continuing in Southern California, hundreds of residents are faced with a growing option: to live in their cars.  “Some people may have lost their home or been evicted from their apartments, but still have their car,” said Silvia Gutierrez, executive director of Safe Parking LA. “Many Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Nonprofit allows forgotten children to Create Now

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Jill Gurr’s career as a screenwriter and script supervisor in Hollywood was in forward motion when she decided to leave it behind for something more fulfilling. She would eventually start the nonprofit Create Now, which provides creative arts mentoring, resources and opportunities to thousands of troubled children and youth in Southern Read More…

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Organization provides fresh produce at Inglewood school

INGLEWOOD — The Inglewood Unified School District has partnered with the Social Justice Learning Institute to distribute 200 bags of fresh fruits and vegetables through May 5 to community members.  The free, first-come first-served weekly Food Forward Community Distribution will take place at Hudnall Elementary School, 331 W. Olive St. The next distribution will be Read More…