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South LA collaborative fights homelessness

One of the highest concentrations of homeless under the age of 24 in LA County is South LA.


Call for help, call to stop human trafficking

New billboards feature a hotline to help victims escape human trafficking.

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#TBT South LA: Vernon Library, 1950

The library is at the same location today.

The hotel worker wage vote tally -- three people dissenting. | LAANE Facebook

City Council favors raising minimum wage for hotel workers

Majority backs $15.37 at large hotels. A final vote comes next week.

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Metro fare hike hits South LA

Metro will give free transfer passes if riders use Tap cards.

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Trader Joe’s scouting out first South LA store

Residents are eager for new healthy grocery option near USC.

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#TBT South LA: Jefferson High, 1938

An old yearbook reflects South LA’s diversity more than 70 years ago.

Community members, student leaders, trustees and local politicians break ground with USC president Max Nikias. | Phoenix Tso/Neon Tommy

New USC Village breaks ground

Construction on the new retail and housing development next to campus aims to hire 30 percent of workers from South L.A.


Political outsider, community insider aims for District 8 seat

Marqueece Harris-Dawson may be new to politics, but he already has South L.A. residents on his side.


The Father of Leimert Park, or the Octopus

Filmmaker Ben Caldwell is mapping out a plan for Leimert Park’s revitalization.


Encore for South LA’s Dunbar Hotel

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre helps revive a historic jazz landmark on Central Avenue

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Nonprofit Spotlight

Nonprofit Spotlight: Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum (MCLM)

Photo Courtesy of the Mayme A, Clayton Library & Musuem

For more than 40 years, Dr. Clayton amassed a collection of African-American literature, manuscripts, films, and ephemera.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Dignity and Power Now/Coalition to End Sheriff’s Violence in L.A. Jails

Dignity and Power Now

Profiles of South L.A. organizations that are propelling positive change.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

Photo Courtesy of LA Child Guidance

Intersections’ Nonprofit Spotlight series profiles organizations propelling positive change in South LA.

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Reporter Corps

My Graduation

First person: Why I should get in-state tuition as an undocumented student

Intersections Reporter Corps member Miguel Molina writes of continuing struggles with the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals Act.


Reporter Corps on KPCC: Touring South LA’s Manchester Square

KPCC teamed with Intersections to publish an audio-visual neighborhood tour produced by Reporter Corps.

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A night with Reporter Corps South LA

Reporter Corps South LA members present their work to the community at the 24th Street Theatre.


South LA tribute to Gabriel García Márquez

Reporter Corps member Miguel Molina pays homage to the writer who “wrote for us all.”


My neighborhood: Manchester Square

Watch Skylar E Myers’ audiovisual slideshow about her neighborhood in South Central LA.

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