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Los Angeles Award Promise Zone Designation

Today it was announced that the City of Los Angeles and lead partner Youth Policy Institute were awarded a federal Promise Zone designation from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

 

A flood of national and local news sources — including CBS News and the LA Times — have reported on this announcement. Here are just a few:

NBC 4 | 1 . 8 . 14
Obama To Declare LA-Area "Promise Zone"

LA Times | 1 . 7 . 14
U.S. to designate poor L.A. areas a 'Promise Zone,' eligible for aid

USA Today | 1 . 8 . 14
Obama to name 5 'Promise Zones' for assistance

CBS News | 1 . 9 . 14
Obama to unveil “promise zone” economic initiative

ABC News | 1 . 8 . 14
Obama to Unveil First 5 'Promise Zones'

KCAL 9 | 1 . 8 . 14
LA To Receive Up To $500M As White House ‘Promise Zone’

KABC-TV Los Angeles | 1 . 9 . 14
LA chosen as part of Obama's 'Promise Zones'

KPBS | 1 . 8 . 14
Obama To Announce Los Angeles As 1 Of 5 ‘Promise Zones’

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