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A 20th century school program that resonates today

By Anita Little Upward Bound, a USC partnership with South Los Angeles schools founded in 1977, has been making college a reality for low-income high school students and giving disadvantaged youth the skills they need to survive college. Upward Bound … Continue reading

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A school boasts a futuristic home — and goals to match

By Anita Little In their mad rush hour frenzy to get to work on time, commuters will often pass a unique building as they merge onto the 110 enroute to Hollywood. This special building with its sloping chrome walls, its … Continue reading

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Can a transit line transform South Los Angeles?

By Anita Little In the opening scene of the film Crash, one of the characters laments on how there is “no sense of touch” in Los Angeles. “In L.A. nobody touches you, we’re always behind this metal and this glass.” … Continue reading

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