Can Los Angeles end veteran homelessness?


There are approximately 45,000 homeless people in the city, 4,000 of whom are veterans. Continue reading

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Police response to Texas pool party prompts outrage


Video of an altercation between a white police officer and black teenagers outside a pool in a Dallas suburb gained national attention due to the officer’s behavior. Continue reading

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Organization fosters creativity among the homeless


The organization Street Sense has programs in filmmaking, theater, interactive art and digital photography, encouraging participants to learn new skills in the arts. Continue reading

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Obama’s immigration plan on hold


President Barack Obama’s executive order to defer deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants hit a setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court denied a request for the plan to take effect. Continue reading

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50 years later, is Head Start still necessary?


50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced the creation of Head Start, a government program that would affect millions of children for years to come. Continue reading

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