After three years of nearly nonstop advocacy efforts, the hopes of California’s developmentally disabled and their families now rests with the Governor and key leaders of the Legislature. I’m writing from AbilityFirst Joan and Harry A. Mier Center in Inglewood, servicing children and adults with disabilities in your community. ... read more »
L.A. College district has largest number of Black students in higher education in California but will not have any Blacks and only one woman on its governing Board of Trustees after 4th Latino male appointed. ... read more »
Calif. State Senator Holly Mitchell enjoys a candid moment with students at Marcus Garvey School in Los Angeles, Ca. during "Dr. Seuss' Read Across America" event. The event was hosted by Mother's In Action. (Photo by Kristina Dixon for Sentinel) ... read more »
LOS ANGELES (July 15, 2017) -- Sen. Holly J. Mitchell gets things rolling as she takes a turn or two (or three) in the rolling hamster cage, one of several activities offered during last weekend's Christmas in July event. For more, click HERE: (Photo by Charles Steward; video by Ray Sotero).
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California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law the first in a package of criminal justice-reform bills seeking to improve public safety, save taxpayers money and put greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and maintaining family cohesion. ... read more »
Areva Martin, Esq. was presented with the 2017 James Irvine Foundation Award on Thursday, February 9 for her work with Special Needs Network, Inc., Los Angeles' premier autism advocacy and health organization. ... read more »
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the largest system of its kind in the nation. More than 100,000 students residing in 36 cities attend its nine campuses that encompass 900 square miles. ... read more »