How LAUSD’s Teacher Problem is a Moment of Truth for Progressive Future of California

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” – MLK Jr. I: Standing with Our Teachers This week national attention will continue following the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) over the bevy of tensions with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) called out in their five-day work stoppage […]

Super Pan Bakery of the Virgil Village Is Being Displaced from Our Community

Elvia Perez and her family have owned Super Pan Bakery in the Virgil Village community at the intersection of Virgil and Monroe avenues for over 20 years. On any day of the week, locals could stop by the bakery on a crisp morning with less than five dollars for fresh pan dulce or sweet bread, […]

Virgil Village Can and Must Do Better By Its Youth

In the same spirit of my peers, honoring and respecting the community’s loss of another youth whose life was taken too prematurely from, I want to reflect on a few of the details circulating about the altercation which led to the tragedy. The following writing places this most recent loss of life in the “Virgil […]