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La Junta Escolar Destituye a los Funcionarios de los Campus y Aprueba la Inversión de Estudiantes de Color

La junta escolar de Los Ángeles votó por unanimidad para reemplazar a los oficiales de policía escolar en los campus con personal capacitado en estrategias de reducción y resolución de conflictos y aprobar un Plan de Logro de Estudiantes de color de $36.5 millones. La junta, que se reunió el martes 16 de febrero, votó […]

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La Familia del Hombre Asesinado en Pacoima dice que el Sistema de Justicia les está Fallando “Horriblemente”

Los padres de un joven asesinado en Pacoima el año pasado, en lo que la policía describió como un intento de robo, dicen que los esfuerzos de reforma judicial del nuevo fiscal de distrito del condado de Los Ángeles podrían conducir a una sentencia potencialmente más indulgente para el presunto asesino de su hijo. Anthony […]

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OPS Pide Que Países Ricos Ayuden con Vacuna a los Más Pobres

MIAMI (AP) — La Organización Panamericana de la Salud instó el miércoles a los países más ricos a que ayuden a los de menos recursos a acceder a la vacuna contra el coronavirus porque la protección sólo llegará cuando la gran mayoría de la población de todo el mundo esté inmunizada. Las declaraciones de la […]

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LA County Elementary Schools Get “OK” to Start Reopening

The news this week that students attending LA county elementary schools can head back to their classrooms has caused parents to spin, questioning whether it’s really safe for their children to return. Members of the county’s Board of Supervisors support getting kids back into a brick-and-mortar classroom. And county public health officials formally gave the […]

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Is It Really Safe To Return To School During A Pandemic?

During a briefing held by Ethnic Media Services on Feb. 5, members of the community as well as educators and those working for community-based nonprofit organizations discussed the wisdom of schools opening while a pandemic is still not arrested. In Los Angeles county, traditional classrooms for the 1.5 million students in both public and private […]

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Private Schools Rally to Have Their Campuses Reopened

Parents, children, and administrators from private and faith-based schools were outside of the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration building in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Feb. 15, demanding the immediate reopening of their schools. The group, known as the Students First Coalition of Los Angeles, had organized a car rally in front of the building […]

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Padilla To Chair Senate Immigration Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, DC – Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) has announced he will take the gavel as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Immigration Subcommittee in the 117th Congress.  “As the proud son of immigrants from Mexico, I’m honored to be the first Latino to serve as chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and […]

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Crippling Weather Hampers Vaccine Deliveries, Distribution

ATLANTA (AP) — The icy blast across much of the U.S. injected more confusion and frustration into the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination drive Wednesday just when it was gathering speed, snarling vaccine deliveries and forcing the cancellation of countless shots around the country. Across a large swath of the nation, including Deep South states like Georgia […]