Young Men of Color conference encourages students on road to success

Young Men of Color conference encourages students on road to success

Above: Gardena High junior Christian Thurman talks proudly with Wes Hall about his career plans before 300 of his peers. More than 300 students from nearly two dozen schools came together Saturday as part of the fifth annual Young Men of Color conference – an event...
At 186th Street Elementary, being a good citizen and saying no to drugs is worth shouting about

At 186th Street Elementary, being a good citizen and saying no to drugs is worth shouting about

Above: Principal Marcia Sidney Reed of 186th Street Elementary and LAPD Officer Michael Scott lead students in the ‘Cupid Shuffle.’ LAPD Officer Michael Scott stood in front of more than 800 schoolchildren and staff sitting outdoors at 186th Street...
Students get a move-on during Walk to School Day

Students get a move-on during Walk to School Day

Above, clockwise from left, Board Member Kelly Gonez at Panorama City Elementary; Mayor Eric Garcetti at Magnolia Elementary; students from Holmes Middle School; Board Member Nick Melvoin at Mark Twain Middle School; and kids at the Judith F. Baca Arts Academy. They...