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The Crawford Family Forum

The End of Life Option Act: A 'right to die' for Californians?

When Brittany Maynard, a young woman suffering from an incurable brain tumor, made public her decision to move to Oregon and end her life, the controversy around physician-assisted suicide grabbed headlines. More

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LACMA at 50: A conversation with Michael Govan

Since its opening in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has become the largest art museum in the western United States. Its mission as an encyclopedic museum is supported by a collection of more than 120,000 artworks and objects that span the history of art. More

The Crawford Family Forum

Community Cinema: 'Limited Partnership'

Long before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple challenged the U.S. government for the right to marry — in the mid 1970s. More

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Cross Campus

The state of Silicon Beach and tech in Los Angeles (#AT30)

Silicon Valley is the nation’s undisputed tech innovation leader. And other cities from New York to Seattle are nipping at its heels. More

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The Crawford Family Forum

Lost in translation: The search for quality diverse books for kids

“¡Léales a sus niños!” “Read to your kids!” That's the mantra parents hear more and more often. With educators and researchers urging us to read with our children, and then read some more, there is increasing demand in the United States for children's books in languages other than English. More

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The future of LA's ports (#AT30)

Thanks to its 840 miles of coastline, California is home to a massive shipping industry. Here in Los Angeles, the city is home to the nation’s busiest container port, and barring any more strikes, it will likely remain that way. More