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PBS SoCal KIDS Writers Contest

The PBS SoCal KIDS Writers Contest is an annual creative writing competition open to children in grades K-3, designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. Libraries, schools, homeschooled children, after school programs, and clubs are encouraged to participate. Winners are selected from each grade level and special categories, including Humor, Illustration, Science Fiction and Kindness. Local winners are recognized at an awards ceremony and receive prizes. Non-English language stories are welcome as long as an English translation is provided.

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Immigration Experts, a Veteran Activist and 'American Exile' Filmmaker Discuss Veteran Deportations

Transcript of a recent conversation with a Vietnam veteran, his immigration attorney, a journalist focused on immigration topics and the filmmaker of “American Exile,” the story of two Mexican American brothers, Vietnam veterans, who are facing deportation despite their military service.
L.A. educator and PBS Early Learning Champion Charisse Sims works with children

Why This L.A. Teacher is Passionate About Alternative Approaches to Early Education

Charisse Sims knew she wanted to be in education from the start. As an adult, the L.A. educator and PBS KIDS Early Learning Champion who founded a preschool focused on anti-racism now runs a literacy program and works with parents who want to get the skills to teach their kids at home.
A darkened auditorium as people watch a holiday-themed show

Who's Performing at the 62nd Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration

The annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration is back in person. This year, more than 20 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures that make up L.A. will take the stage. Here's the line-up.