During the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across Los Angeles adapted to online learning and got creative in finding new ways to engage with students in the virtual classroom. This was no different for the Critical Media Project (CMP) at USC, which transformed its curriculum and mentorship into the Critical Makers Lab — a virtual program to teach teens about the power of representation and identity.
South Los Angeles has been one of the hardest hit areas throughout the pandemic. It has one of the highest case rates of COVID-19 in Los Angeles. Hear real-life stories from healthcare heroes and their hopes for the future.
Starting March 15, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health allowed restaurants, gyms, zoos, and museums, among other businesses, to resume indoor operations at limited capacities.
Despite the CDC loosening restrictions for vaccinated individuals, USC’s Chief Health Officer Dr. Sarah Van Orman says Trojan Check will remain in place.