PODCAST: Compton basketball dealing with tragic violence

The Compton High basketball program has lost members of its community to recent gun violence and we’re asking what can be done to keep these kids safe. Also, we speak to Jordan High teacher Shar Higa about how the virtual classroom has changed her job and what she’s doing to stay connected with her students. Shar is married to our own Mike Guardabascio.

01:00 LBUSD Teacher Shar Higa

26:00 Violence and death surrounding Compton basketball

39:30 Thank You Lists

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