Options Program at the LAUSD

As I sit in the stands at East Los Angeles Community College listening to Dr John Deasy and Cory Lopez and Bennet Kayser and Miss Yosemitie Escevera welcome the graduates: I think this ceremony looks like every other graduation I have witnessed. But it sounds so very different. The Options Program was almost demolished thisContinue reading “Options Program at the LAUSD”

70% of Families in Poverty are Single Parent #fb

families. This is information from last week’s census report. Single-mother families are almost five times more likely to be poor than are married couples with children. Only 8% of unwed mothers are teenagers. Most un-wed births are to young women in their 20’s. Why should you care? Well, this is going to bring about aContinue reading “70% of Families in Poverty are Single Parent #fb”

Living for two: Pregnancy among homeless teens is rising | For those who can’t afford free speech

The data, when combined, showed that 42 percent of the female youth accessing services are pregnant or parenting an infant, and more than 50 percent of female youth in transitional housing are pregnant or parenting

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