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South LA student heads to med school

This story was featured in the Los Angeles Sentinel by Jennifer Bihm, contributing writer Twenty-nine-year-old Shaveonte Graham started medical school this summer, which makes her one of the most stand-out success stories of the the Leslie and William McMorrow Neighborhood... Read more

At long last, a permanent home for USC Hybrid High

The new building stands opposite Exposition Park Established by the USC Rossier School of Education in 2012, USC Hybrid High College Prep, Ednovate with USC Rossier has for six years operated out of downtown Los Angeles in a space that... Read more

South LA student heads to med school

This story was featured in the Los Angeles Sentinel by Jennifer Bihm, contributing writer Twenty-nine-year-old Shaveonte Graham started medical school this summer, which makes her one of the most stand-out success stories of the the Leslie and William McMorrow Neighborhood… Read more

Walk with a Doc program builds bridge between USC doctors and the Boyle Heights Community

For residents of Boyle Heights, access to medical professionals usually takes place after a variety of home remedies have been exhausted.  The meetings with physicians tend to take place when a disease has taken its toll personally, or among family… Read more

Walk with a Doc helps USC doctors and medical students connect with the community

Greg Harlan is a USC physician who regularly goes for walks with residents of nearby neighborhoods. Listen in as he explains what makes this program so valuable. by Joanna Clay Greg Harlan spends most of his days teaching or practicing medicine… Read more

Inaugural Class of second USC- backed high school meets goals

For the first-ever graduates of East College Prep, college becomes reality By Diane Krieger A thousand parents, teachers and faithful boosters rejoiced last Sunday as 72 students from the East Los Angeles neighborhood of Lincoln Heights marched down the aisle… Read more