Los Angeles Proposition LH would authorize the city to develop up to 5,000 low-income rental housing units in each city council district if passed. Under current law, the city is allowed to develop up to 3,500 units in each district, which is a total of 52,500 units in the city.
Governor Newsom’s ambitious plan to force mentally-ill homeless into CARE Court is attainable. Community Assistance, Recovery and Empowerment (CARE) Court is a new framework to get people with mental health and substance use disorders the support and care they need.
The Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees approved a $1.5 million pilot program, allocated from district funds, to house over 100 students who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Being a homeless student can be difficult while not having a family in California that they can stay with while they are going to school. Not knowing how they are going to do it and figure out where to get help.
State Senator Susan Rubio visited East Los Angeles College Tuesday for a panel discussion on the connections between domestic violence and homelessness. The panel was organized by the ELAC Foundation’s Transforming Lives Campaign.
The #SheDoes movement is led by Mel Tillekeratne, a man who is dreaming of a future where all the homeless women are off the streets. “I was at work, and saw that the Women’s March was happening a few blocks from Skid Row… but there was little mention of all the homeless women who were there,” Tillekeratne explained, “I saw all the energy at the march, and I wondered to…
By Jerry Casarez Life has a way of taking unexpected turns without notice at any moment and Chris Floyd has experienced his fair share. For the 25-year-old junior and football standout, life didn’t always look so promising. Floyd, who is better known these days for his contributions as a defensive tackle on last season’s football team, was once a troubled youth who is now majoring in criminal justice. “I want to be…