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July 21, 2017

By Sentinel News Service

Published July 21, 2017

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July 21, 2017

Senator Holly Mitchell (D-CA 30th Senate District) proudly presented the 7th Annual Christmas in July at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. CA on July 15, 2017 and Upscale Magazine was front and center to experience the joy of giving.

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July 20, 2017

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By Lisa Renner

Preventing childhood trauma should be one of the top goals of California policymakers, a coalition of child advocates say.

About 150 of the advocates came to Sacramento last week to educate legislators about the devastating effects of adverse childhood experiences. The goal was to help legislators create policies that will better protect kids.

July 20, 2017

Electronic monitoring isn’t kid-friendly

By Catherine Crump, Kate Weisburd and Christina Koningisor

Special to The Bee

Across California, young people in the juvenile justice system are routinely tracked 24/7 with GPS ankle monitors that are often touted as “better than jail.” That’s too low a standard for a technology used on children.

July 20, 2017

The holiday season arrived early Saturday July 15, as families came out to USC to enjoy the summer heat at the 7th annual “Christmas in July” affair, hosted by Senator Holly J. Mitchell representative of the 30th District of L.A. .

Held at the McCarthy Quad on the University of Southern California (USC) campus, Mitchell joined L.A. residents in celebration by staying active, connecting, and participating in activities with youth. She bridged having fun with staying mentally, physically and nutritionally active during the summer.

July 20, 2017

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By Wave Staff

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — With more than 400 students and family members in attendance, state Sen. Holly J. Mitchell presented free laptops and scooters to 150 at-risk children July 15 during a carnival that keyed on fun, but really was part of her years-long effort to engage children to stay mentally, physically and nutritionally active.

July 20, 2017

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By Shonassee Shaver, Staff Writer

The holiday season arrived early Saturday July 15, as families came out to USC to enjoy the summer heat at the 7th annual “Christmas in July” affair, hosted by Senator Holly J. Mitchell representative of the 30th District of L.A.

July 18, 2017

With more than 400 students and family members in attendance, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell on Saturday presented free laptops and scooters to 150 at-risk children during a carnival that keyed on fun – but really was part of her years-long effort to engage children to stay mentally, physically and nutritionally active.

July 14, 2017

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Event is sponsored by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell

Thanks to strong local support, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell on Saturday will present laptops and scooters to 150 at-risk children during a free carnival that includes food, games, rides, medical screenings, athletic challenges and enough outdoor fun to inspire Santa to buy sunscreen.