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Early head start centers open in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD — Elected officials cut the ribbon on a brand-new, state-of-the-art early head start center Nov. 30, one of two that will serve 89 low-income families with infants or toddlers. The early education centers, developed in a close partnership between the Los Angeles County Office of Education and the Youth Policy Institute, are located at…

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Nutrition initiative launched in Hollywood Promise Zone

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell joined the Youth Policy Institute and Vons Supermarket Dec. 1 to launch the Los Angeles Promise Zone Food Insecurity Nutrition Initiative. The program is designed to increase access to affordable, healthy, locally grown produce for low-income residents who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known as…

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