KPMG opens doors to literacy with donation of 60,000 children’s books

KPMG opens doors to literacy with donation of 60,000 children’s books

Above, KPMG volunteer Mary Kelly reads ‘Officer Buckle and Gloria’ to a rapt third-grade class at Commonwealth Avenue Elementary School. When KPMG executives recently announced that the accounting giant is donating 60,000 books to L.A. Unified, they didn’t...
At-risk students meet their match during Student Recovery Day

At-risk students meet their match during Student Recovery Day

By Barbara Jones, Monica Carazo and Sam Gilstrap Office of Communications One of the students had suffered the loss of a close friend, while another recalled when she had no friends at all. And others talked of the trauma and angst that had disrupted their schooling...
Students build on STEM concepts – literally – to save the planet

Students build on STEM concepts – literally – to save the planet

“If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to hear it, you still can. And, so can the world.” The new take on the old adage promotes Rainforest Connection, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that is using repurposed technology to fight illegal logging in...