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July 19, 2016
Ali Ingersoll, WIVB News 4

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~ The Orange County Register

When he was growing up, Jerry Tello’s grandma blessed him constantly throughout the day. 

Such a gesture, he came to realize, was preparation for the times when he would be made to feel like a scourge or a delinquent because he was a young Latino man.

~ Zocalo

My L.A. Childhood Was Tough. But Seeing the Struggles of South Africans Inspired Me to Help Kids in My Own Backyard.

By D'Artagnan Scorza, Ph.D.

~ Inglewood Today

By Thomas Bunn

Los Angeles Wave Publication

On a visit to the State Capitol, young black leaders and advocates share experiences with legislators — in hopes of helping to shape policies that could determine their future.

By Kiara Harris-Mendel, California Black Media

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Educating youth about environmental health and justice issues can inspire them to be agents of change in their own neighborhoods.

Los Angeles Food Policy Council

“Don’t shoot, because I am human, and my life matters.”

These moving words, spoken by young men of color in a video projected on the screen, kicked off the August Network meeting of the LA Food Policy Council on “Food and Restorative Justice in Schools and Prisons.”

~ Los Angeles Times

A new law promoting community gardens and small farms lets municipalities lower property taxes on plots of 3 acres or less if owners dedicate them to growing food for at least 5 years.

October 02, 2013 | By Lee Romney