Pete White

Los Angeles Community Action Network

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Founder and co-executive director of the Los Angeles Community Action Network, a community-based organization on Skid Row that represents the interests of the poor and homeless on housing, and economic and community development

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The LA City Council today made good on an eight-week-old promise.

One Small Step toward Housing the Homeless

The LA City Council today made good on an eight-week-old promise.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Homelessness has increased by some 12% in Los Angeles since last year. The 4000 people downtown on Skid Row are just 15% of the total on the streets of the city.

Los Angeles Declares a "State of Emergency" on Homelessness

Homelessness has increased by some 12% in Los Angeles since last year. The 4000 people downtown on Skid Row are just 15% of the total on the streets of the city.

from Which Way, L.A.?

This year, LAPD officers have shot 22 people — up from an average of 15 or 16 in the first half of recent years.

Fatal Shootings and Retraining at the LAPD

This year, LAPD officers have shot 22 people — up from an average of 15 or 16 in the first half of recent years.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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