Elise Buik

United Way of Greater Los Angeles

Guest

President and CEO of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles

Elise Buik on KCRW

New York City Mayor Michael  Bloomberg has contributed $1 million  to three candidates for the Los Angeles Unified School Board.

Big Money Floods LA School Board Race

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has contributed $1 million to three candidates for the Los Angeles Unified School Board.

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Despite the economic recession, the number of homeless people in LA County has dropped by 38%.  In 2007, the count was 68,000;  this year it's put at 43,000 .

Counting the Homeless in LA County

Despite the economic recession, the number of homeless people in LA County has dropped by 38%.  In 2007, the count was 68,000; this year it's put at 43,000 .

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In a  Gallup Poll  commissioned in part by the  United Way , half the people in Los Angeles said they have taken in friends or relatives who otherwise would have been homeless.  To…

The United Way Walks For the Homeless

In a Gallup Poll commissioned in part by the United Way , half the people in Los Angeles said they have taken in friends or relatives who otherwise would have been homeless.  To…

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