Ratliff Retires Campaign Debt With Broad Base of Support
Before her election to the LA school board in May, Monica Ratliff was virtually unknown. Now, the race to influence her is on — and all sides have entered. Ratliff, a former teacher and upset winner over Antonio Sanchez in District 6, has raised just over $30,000 since her election to help retire her campaign...
By Hillel Aron | July 30, 2013
“Promise Neighborhoods” Finally Launch in LA
A new initiative called Los Angeles Promise Neighborhoods, six years in the making, finally launched this month. Headed by the Youth Policy Institute (or YPI), it aims to serve 18,000 kids in two neighborhoods — Hollywood and Pacoima — and hopes to expand even further in the future. The idea behind LA’s Promise Neighborhoods is...
By Hillel Aron | July 11, 2013