Class of 2018 Spotlight: LASPD Explorers provides beacon of hope for grad facing hardship

Class of 2018 Spotlight: LASPD Explorers provides beacon of hope for grad facing hardship

Above, Joseph Gonzalez is joined at an Explorer awards ceremony by, from left, Deputy School Police Chief Tim Anderson, Silvia Martinez, policy director for School Board Member Scott Schmerelson, District Operations Director Darneika Watson-Davis and School Police...
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...