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'We Can Come Together': LA Events Recognizing Black Maternal Health

| Share your birth story, get to know your pelvic floor and meet some doulas– just a few of the options during Black Maternal Health Week 2021.

Today Is The First Day Back At School For Some Of LAUSD's Youngest Students. Here's What We're Seeing


Preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders are back in the physical classroom for the first time after over a year of distanced at-home learning at 61 LAUSD elementary schools and 11 early education centers.

Preparing To Go Back To Preschool In A Pandemic: 'Fun, But In A Different Way'


Here’s how one LAUSD early education teacher puts it: “We are still going to have fun, but in a different way.”

LAUSD Offering Child Care Subsidy For Staff As Schools Reopen


Full-time district employees are eligible for a $500-a-month payment for each child 5-years-old and younger in a child care program.

Rising Demand For Child Care Rests On Providers Getting Vaccinated. How's That Going?


About 100,000 L.A. County child care providers have been eligible for the vaccine for weeks, but getting an appointment can be a challenge and some are undecided about whether to get a shot at all.

California Child Care Spaces Have Been Disappearing For Years. The Pandemic Is Making It Even Harder To Survive


More than 3,000 California child care providers have permanently shut down during the pandemic, but that’s not the only thing we have to worry about.

What LA Child Care Providers Need to Know About Getting the COVID-Vaccine


Child care providers are next on the list in Los Angeles County, Orange County and Pasadena. But there’s still a lot of uncertainty about procedures.

Black Midwives Open South L.A. Facility With The Goal Of 'Empowered' Births


Kindred Space LA is part of an effort to reverse decades of health disparities for women of color at their new community funded birthing center.