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Skyler Bascom: School and sports often a sanctuary from home


August 12, 2020

Recently, I interviewed the founder and chair of Together Let's Rise, Dr. Shadeiyah Edwards.

Together Let's Rise is a nonprofit organization based in South Los Angeles, dedicated to serving families impacted by incarceration. Dr. Edwards works with the highest at-risk-families in South L.A.

In the course of our interview, which you can hear at, Dr. Edwards said that families are aching to be back outside, back to school, and back to sports.

On the heels of our interview, the Los Angeles Unified School District, which is the second largest in the nation, announced that...

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