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Federal Government Providing Nearly $80 million to Combat Violent Crime in U.S.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced a multifaceted strategy to bolster law enforcement and community-based initiatives to combat violent crime in America. Speaking at a conference for federal grantees in Chicago, Garland highlighted the need to double down on recent progress and stem the tide of violence gripping many American cities.

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2024 Jazz Appreciation Month in Historic Leimert Park Village and Beyond

     Spring is an amazing season of renewal. The days are longer, and the weather is more pleasant. This is an idea time to get outside to celebrate and enjoy the season of Spring. This is also a friendly reminder to dust off your dancing shoes in preparation for outdoor concerts, events and festival. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, festival season is in bloom!

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WNBA Draft great for the league

There was plenty of hoopla and jazz at this years WNBA Draft held recently. Caitlan Clark went number one as predicted to the Indiana Fever. A two-time National Player of the year. Clark holds scoring records throughout all of college basketball. The phenom has escalated the WOMEN’s game to new heights as attendance in stadiums and arenas and on TV.

Dodgers & MLB celebrate Robinson

This week marked the 77th anniversary of Jackie Robinson making his debut with the DODGERS and Robinson was celebrated throughout Major League Baseball, with all uniformed personnel wearing number 42 in his honor.

Loving and Embracing the Differences in Our Youngest Learners

Every parent has certain preconceived ideas of how their child will fit into our complex world. The unexpected joy of parenthood is accepting that each child has unique abilities and challenges — some of which may be difficult to initially understand. I began my career as an early childhood educator and was privileged to teach children from all types of backgrounds and abilities. My professional training gave me the skills to develop personalized strategies for a child who was experiencing learning challenges.

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