LMU’s William D. Parham, director of the National Basketball Players Association Mental Health and Wellness Program, talks about grief among professional athletes in the aftermath of the death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven other in a helicopter crash in January.
Mayor Eric Garcetti says that for Los Angeles homelessness is the “the moral and humanitarian crisis of our time.” Here he talks about homelessness and L.A.’s role as a national leader on urban public policy issues.
Homelessness sometimes appears to be the most intractable problem — a life sentence, a permanent tent city. But homelessness may be more like a territory rather than a state of life, where some of us live, visit, pass through or work. Hope may be found in that land if you look for it.
Should a child’s access to play and recreation be dependent on ethnicity, family income or geography? Renata Simril ’93, president and CEO of LA84 Foundation, says never. Play equity is an issue of social justice.
Credential-sharing may seem harmless. After all, corporate media giants surely won’t miss a few subscription fees. But if you care about maintaining a stream of visual content for the long haul, you could be hurting yourself — or your future self.