Alberto Retana

Community Coalition

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Alberto Retana is president and CEO of Community Coalition, a social justice nonprofit in south LA.

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Twenty-five years after the LA uprising what has changed for residents in South LA?

South LA's legacy: 25 Years after the riots

Twenty-five years after the LA uprising what has changed for residents in South LA?

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Angelenos will vote next week on Measure S, which restricts development in the city for two years.

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Angelenos will vote next week on Measure S, which restricts development in the city for two years.

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