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Happy National Voter Registration Day!

Since 2012, the fourth Tuesday of every September has celebrated National Voter Registration Day. On the heels of what many are considering the election...

Thoughtful shopping for Hispanic Heritage Month

As we continue the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, one way to support the community is by purchasing from Hispanic/Latinx-owned businesses. In 2016, the...

Teaching kids about important figures for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month, which pays tribute to Hispanic Americans who have enriched the United States. The month-long celebration “honors the...

How to talk to your kids about death

When Chadwick Boseman died on August 28, it was a big shock to many of us. Across the world, in homes and online, people...

Culturas Cuisine: Tortillas de Harina

To kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, Culturas co-founder Sonia Smith-Kang brings us her recipe for tortillas de harina. Can you tell us more about your...

Culturas Corner: Meet David Heredia

Culturas Corner highlights individuals who make their community a better place through their work, business, volunteering or activism. Today we meet David Heredia, the...

World Literacy Day highlights the importance of bilingualism

September 8 marks International Literacy Day. Why the need for such a holiday? The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) aim to,...

A new academic year starts under a pandemic, high schoolers adjust

High school students across Southern California are adjusting to pandemic-imposed regulations as the new school year begins.   Torrance, California Sisters Emma and Olivia Crump began school...

Culturas Corner: Meet Tea Bar 901

Culturas Corner highlights individuals who make their community a better place through their work, business, volunteering or activism. Today we learn more about the...

How to get through a virtual school day, for you and your kids

For a myriad of reasons, distance learning is complicated. But as the United States grapples with navigating a school year under threat by the...

Remembering Chadwick Boseman, real-life superhero

The death of Chadwick Boseman on August 28 hit loud and hard. Though just one of many stops on the mile-long list of sick...

Fast Times at Nanterre: From living it up in France to being in lockdown California

Looming towers of Parisian architecture cast shadows over his head. He ducks into his normal bakery and snatches a baguette. After a good sniff...
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Student homeless shelter changes protocol amid Covid-19

With COVID-19 rocking the student community and Los Angeles at-large, the student leaders at Trojan Shelter have adjusted their operations to fit the current...

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month underscores need for research funding

In 2015, 8-year-old Ty Murray’s hips were uneven. It hurt for him to walk and his left leg was slow growing. Ty was not...

News of the day: Judge rules 2020 census will continue through October

Late Thursday, Northern California U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh issued a preliminary injunction that pushes the 2020 census deadline to October 31.  The decision comes...

Culturas Corner: Meet Ankita & Gayatri Bansal

Culturas Corner highlights individuals who make their community a better place through their work, business, volunteering or activism. Today we learn about THERE!, a...

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