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L.A. Charities Fighting for the Rights of Incarcerated Women Are Getting the “Orange Is the New Black” Bump

Netflix's Poussey Washington Fund will benefit eight organizations—four of them local—that focus on criminal justice and immigration detention reform
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Jaden Smith Is Basically Doing More Good for America than Congress Is at This Point

From installing water filters in Flint to feeding L.A.'s homeless, the musician-entrepreneur-philanthropist is really trying

The MOCA Benefit Brought Out Big Stars and Really Good Fashion

The art wasn't the only thing to ogle at the museum's 40th anniversary benefit
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How Three L.A. Organizations Are Fighting Human Trafficking

The powerful battle to free women and men from forced servitude and sex slavery
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How One Woman Is Fighting Food Insecurity In L.A.’s Low-Income Communities

Through SÜPRMARKT, Olympia Auset wants to bring low-cost organic groceries to the city's food deserts
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The Renegade Doctor of Skid Row Is Caring for Homeless Addicts in Revolutionary Ways

Raised in privilege, Dr. Susan Partovi has spent her career tending to people the public health system has left behind
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The L.A. LGBT Center’s New Campus Is Like a Miniature Queer City

The organization's sprawling new digs bring a senior center, homeless housing, and more to Hollywood
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How Garden Planters Became a Flashpoint in the Venice Gentrification Debate

Who is building hundreds of sidewalk planters in Venice–and why?
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How the L.A. LGBT Center Became the Most Impactful Queer Services Org Ever

As the center turns 50, CEO Lorri Jean talks about an illustrious past and a bright future
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Eva Longoria Is ‘More American Than Bill O’Reilly’

The actress talks with Amy Wallace about brains, beauty, and the importance of giving back