Summertime Blues: LA Kids Locked Out of LA School Pools

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Last week, Evan George wrote a lengthy story in the Downtown News about the Miguel Contreras Learning Complex. It was opened nine months ago with city officials joining the school district to applaud an additional benefit: state-of-the-art facilities for an entire community with scarce recreational resources for a large population of young people. Despite that promise and with summer temperatures rising, the Olympic-sized swimming pool has been closed to the public.


Robert Garcia - Executive Director and Counsel for The City Project - @robert_garcia, Laura Chick - Office of the Los Angeles City Controller (formerly) - @Laura_Chick, Guy Mehula - Chief Facilities Executive for L.A. Unified School District

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