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Would you raise a child in downtown LA? Leaders are planning for it (poll)

by Hayley Fox | Take Two

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A new charter elementary school opening this fall is just one of the ways in which Downtown stakeholders are pushing for the area to become more family-friendly. Hayley Fox/blogdowntown

Millennials have helped turn downtown LA from a work hub into a 24-hour community, but some city leaders see the area's future tied to a younger demographic: kids.

To lure parents, there are plans for more green space, attractions, and a new charter school. KPCC's Hayley Fox introduces us to one family who moved from the suburbs, and is raising a child in the heart of the city.

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