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.
Huggins served as a guest speaker for a course at USC Annenberg. During this class discussion, she spoke about some of her own experiences in the Black Panther Party and her career in advocacy.
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.
The rideshare company plans to contribute approximately $500,000 worth of free rides for South Los Angeles residents to travel to a new vaccination site at USC.
For many South Los Angeles residents, getting their shots has proved to be challenging due to the racial disparities in vaccine distribution. At Kedren Community Health Center, health officials said they have seen the racial inequities firsthand.
Vaccine distribution across LA County has been inequitable against poorer, nonwhite neighborhoods.
Students currently taking classes remotely in Texas are affected by the winter storm, as power outages knock out internet service. B