South LA Named A Promise Zone By Obama AdministrationSouth Los Angeles is among the nine communities named Monday as a Promise Zone, a designation which promises to ease access to federal aid and cut red tape for areas beset by joblessness, hunger, crime and poor housing.
LA To Receive Up To $500M As White House 'Promise Zone' The city of Los Angeles could receive as much as $500 million in grant money over the next decade under a federal program to fight poverty and improve quality of life, according to reports.

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