Los Angeles County High School for the Arts

The Mid City Youth want a local Cafe & Community space!

The Mid City Youth want a local Cafe & Community space!

Growing up in Mid City we never really had a local coffee shop or community space to hang out, chat, listen to music or make art. The only thing in my neighborhood is liquor stores, pot shops, and a Methadone Clinic. We didn't have any open space to express ourselves...

Igniting a spark for LAFD: Fighting fire with females

Igniting a spark for LAFD: Fighting fire with females

Last weekend the Los Angeles Fire Department hosted its third Girls Camp in hopes of inspiring teen girls to pursue a career with the LAFD. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to participate in the intensive and learn about a day in the life of a firefighter....

Fiscal intelligence as a teen (a.k.a. money smarts)

Fiscal intelligence as a teen (a.k.a. money smarts)

Being a teenager we can often get confused. We’re in between adolescence and close yet far from young adulthood. This can be very stressful, especially with the stress of graduating, going off to college or pursuing a career; either way, money will be one of the top...