Kevin Camargo

Kevin Camargo

Kevin Camargo is a South East High School alumnus.
Immigration & family

Immigration & family

Having to leave your parents and not see them in decades is one of the worst feelings to go through. Centro Jalisco worked with many other Mexican organizations to give 80 visas out to Mexicans from Jalisco, Mexico who have not seen their family in years. This is part...

‘Movies at the Park’ concludes in South Gate

‘Movies at the Park’ concludes in South Gate

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_BbzZz5jhI Every summer, the City of South Gate projects five family movies, one for each week, in the Golf Course. This year, the event started on Aug. 4 and went on every Friday until Sept. 1. The movies were either a live-action...

Mexican folk takes South Gate youth back to their roots

Mexican folk takes South Gate youth back to their roots

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHU6BYoFulI The sound of brass trumpets and string instruments blasts out of the stereo. Parents lift up their phones up to record the memories of their kids. Mary Lastra smiles back at her students. The dress rehearsal seems to...

SCPGA and LA84 Foundation swing for the future

SCPGA and LA84 Foundation swing for the future

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utbJz51Wsm0&feature=youtu.be A serene July morning at East Covina’s Charter Oak High School united the SCPGA Foundation, LA84 Foundation and Friends of Golf in celebration of the PGA’s Clubs For Youth Program. Clubs were given out...

MOLAA: Envisioning the future of Latin American art

MOLAA: Envisioning the future of Latin American art

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARFdmIOTGPc The Museum of Latin American Art, or MOLAA, is the only art museum in the United States that focuses on Latin American art. It resides in Long Beach and features works from Tamayo and Matta to Cruz-Diez, Los Carpinteros and...

Heart of Los Angeles gives youth sports opportunities

Heart of Los Angeles gives youth sports opportunities

As part of their summer camp, Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA), gives young kids the opportunity to experience different sports in which they may not know of. At Lafayette park, Head Coach Kristina Wheeler and Athletic Director Bruce Hooks take care of the kids and teach...

L.A. Promise Zone Arts digs up cultural treasures

L.A. Promise Zone Arts digs up cultural treasures

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfoKSmGVbxs Governed by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Promise Zone Arts (PZA) is an initiative aimed at collecting cultural treasures throughout local neighborhoods. Cultural treasures are described as any person,...

The LA84 Foundation: Developing youth through sport

The LA84 Foundation: Developing youth through sport

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtsRkdRA9r8 The LA84 Foundation is the legacy of the 1984 Olympic games. Initially endowed with $93 million from the surplus of the 1984 Olympics, the foundation has since invested about $230 million back into the community through...

Meet COLA author Lynne Thompson

Meet COLA author Lynne Thompson

Lynne Thompson is an African American poet who writes about her life experiences. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and started writing in 1995. “I am retired from UCLA where I was the Director of Employee and Labor Relations for 20 years, now I write all the...