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December 13, 2018

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By Priska Neely

Black babies in Los Angeles County are reportedly three times more likely to die before their first birthdays than White babies in Los Angeles County. The majority of infants die after being born too early and too small.

In recent months, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced a plan to reduce that disparity by 30 percent over the next five years.

December 12, 2018

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By Julian Peeples

All-girls public STEM school builds equity and skill

December 11, 2018

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Century-old Culver City film factory is making room for the online giant, which is making an equally giant push into film and TV content.

December 06, 2018

Holly J. Mitchell of Los Angeles took her oath of office as a representative of the diverse 30th Senate District as part of the stately convening of the 2019-20 legislative session.

Mitchell promised to continue fighting for working families. She is the first African American to chair the powerful Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee and ran unopposed last month to win reelection to a second four-year term. She is termed out in 2022.

December 04, 2018

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Holly J. Mitchell of Los Angeles took her oath of office as a representative of the diverse 30th Senate District as part of today’s stately convening of the 2019-20 legislative session.

December 04, 2018

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Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, released the following statement in response to the state Department of Social Services Task Force Report on Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty:

November 30, 2018

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In recent months, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed numerous criminal justice reform bills on topics ranging from bail reform and an overhaul of rules regarding felony murder charges to revisions of juvenile detention law.

November 28, 2018

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“I love representing Culver City,” State Senator Holly Mitchell ( D-30) declared at the beginning of the meeting. “I think of you all as the jewel in the middle of the district.”

November 02, 2018

Senator from LA has Become a Leader for her Party and Criminal Justice Reform

By Sean Brown

What inspires someone to run for office? What type of character does one need to become a respected leader? What kind of motivation does it take to pass first-of-its kind legislation? In an interview, the California Globe sat down with State Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) in this week’s edition of Friday focus.