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Local students travel to Museum of Tolerance

Local students took a field trip this summer to Los Angeles to visit the Museum of Tolerance and Homeboy Industries.

The trip was organized by the Police Activities League and sponsored by Tahoe Magic, the Rotary Club. the Optimist Club and the morning Soroptimists. The youth helped raise funds for the trip as well.

Those in attendance will be presenting a slideshow to local students at a future date.



Participants included Claudia Santilan, Amy Jackson, Jean Beamer, Matt Kauffmann, Juan Sanchez, Alberto Caballero, Karina Zamora, Denise Robles, Sandra Barrera, Cesar Caro, Ricky Molina, Angelica Ponce, Alex Ortega, Alex Salinas, Enrique Perez, Arnulfo Jimenez, Gizeh Ramirez, and Lorenzo Sanchez.

Homeboy Industries, located in downtown Los Angeles, is recognized as the largest gang intervention program in the county, according to the organization’s website. In addition to providing job training and placement assistance and other free programs. The most difficult to place individuals are hired in transitional jobs, thus giving them a safe, supportive environment in which to learn both concrete and soft job skills, while simultaneously building their resume and work experience.



The Museum of Tolerance is an educational center in Los Angeles dedicated to providing information about the Holocaust and confronting all forms of prejudice and discrimination in our world today.

For more information, call Amy Jackson at 530-307-4046.


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