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Boys and Men of Color Gather in Coachella
Jul 03, 2012 |

Boys and Men of Color Gather in Coachella

Over 100 residents gathered to witness the fourth hearing of the California Assembly’s Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color where speakers called for smart investments in their futures.
Stories Behind the Numbers on the Overuse of Harsh School Discipline
Jun 29, 2012 |

Stories Behind the Numbers on the Overuse of Harsh School Discipline

We often turn to statistics to illustrate the size and scope of a problem like harsh school discipline. But behind the numbers are 400,000 stories; Cornerstone Theater is telling these stories in an unusual and powerful way.
My Life as an Egg: A Guest Blog from Lea Luellen
Jun 27, 2012 |

My Life as an Egg: A Guest Blog from Lea Luellen

A California high school student shares her experience with school discipline policies.
Jun 27, 2012 |

Everyone should be allowed to DREAM

Thoughts on Obama's choice to not deport undocumented students and what that means for those students.
Brain Cracks
Jun 19, 2012 |

Brain Cracks

A reflection on the challenges of thinking about health in new ways.
Research Builds Momentum For Common-Sense School Discipline
May 25, 2012 |

Research Builds Momentum For Common-Sense School Discipline

The evidence is clear: extreme school discipline is bad for learning, bad for health, and bad for California.
Aug 16, 2012 |

Ventura Unified Schools Say Goodbye Mystery Meat, Hello Fresh Veggies and Whole Grains

Students returning to school in the Ventura Unified School District next week are in for a pleasant surprise: better, healthier school breakfasts and lunches, thanks to a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s school meal programs.
Aug 15, 2012 |

[The Bakersfield Californian] Michelle McLean: Changes in Cafeteria Menus as Vital as Classroom Innovation

Superintendent of the Arvin Union School District, Michelle McLean, Ed.D, discusses the new federal government nutritional standards for school meals as a whole new way of looking at the way we instill good, healthful habits and build stronger...
CALIFORNIA FRESHWORKS FUND DELIVERS ON HEALTHY FOOD ACCESS PROMISE
Feb 01, 2012 |

CALIFORNIA FRESHWORKS FUND DELIVERS ON HEALTHY FOOD ACCESS PROMISE

IN INGLEWOOD, CITY HEIGHTS AND SOUTH LOS ANGELES HEALTH HAPPENS IN NEIGHBORHOODS   First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at Community Event   California FreshWorks Fund Projected to Create and Retain Up To 6000 Jobs in California! INGLEWOOD,...
Jan 25, 2012 |

Robert K. Ross, M.D., president and CEO of The California Endowment, Statement on School Meal Standards Released Today

Los Angeles (January 25, 2012) -The school meal standards released today are an important step forward, offering real potential to improve the health of millions of children, increase academic achievement, and support our nation’s educational...
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