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By using the appropriate resources, investments and policies to address commuting patterns, the Slauson Corridor has the capacity to reduce congestion and air pollution, while improving the daily lives and health outcomes of its residents.
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The Power of Poetry in Florence

Investing in arts and culture is increasingly being recognized as a catalyzing force for community development.
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Small Business Lending Inequities During COVID-19

The pandemic's negative impact on Black communities in L.A. goes beyond higher rates of infection and death. Recent research shows that Black businesses have fared far worse than others when it comes to lending and aid.
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How Racial Disparities in Policing Harm Community Health

Perceptions of public safety impact the physical and mental well-being of residents. In communities like South Los Angeles, racial profiling by police and unequal law enforcement tactics have large impacts for public health.
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How COVID-19 is Impacting Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness

As of this year, all Baby Boomers are over the age of 55, and those experiencing homelessness face several challenges that are further exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.
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COVID-19 Neighborhood Profiles: Pico-Union, Westlake, East L.A.

These profiles highlight the intersections of COVID-19 and other social and economic indicators in specific neighborhooods in L.A. County.
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Race, Stress and Poverty: Health Inequities in Spread of COVID-19

The health and economic consequences of the pandemic have not affected all communities across L.A. county equally; rates in communities of color across South and Central Los Angeles and the Eastside have increased dramatically.
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Young Adults and the Economic Impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 is exacerbating existing economic and social inequalities, and opportunity youth in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color, such as South L.A., are bearing a disproportionate economic burden as employment prospects become grim.
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