U.S. to designate poor L.A. areas a ‘Promise Zone,’ eligible for aid
Via The Los Angeles Times | By Soumya Karlamangla The White House on Wednesday will designate a swath of Los Angeles a “Promise Zone,” a move intended to marshal millions of dollars in federal resources for pockets of poverty under a signature program of the Obama administration. Marking the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s launch...
By LA School Report | January 8, 2014
Crenshaw Digital Team Brings its ‘Game’ to the White House
While the higher-ups in LA Unified debate budgets and iPads, students from the Crenshaw Digital Media and Gaming Team visited the White House last month to brief President Obama’s top technology officials on their work designing socially- conscious computer games. The team, which is sponsored by the grassroots education nonprofit Mother of Many, raised nearly...
By Chase Niesner | October 21, 2013