The 6,500 athletes are accompanied by their 2,000 coaches, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators in attendance.
The national bus tour will uplift voices of Asian-American and Pacific Islander immigrant youth as they join with Latino and African-American youth in the southern region of the U.S.
Streets were packed with crowds cheering and talking about the Friday Supreme Court decision.
Langston Hughes elementary is not only an oasis for the 178 children who attend, but also serves as a venue for numerous after school and community activities.
A four-year romance became the celebration not just of two people being joined together in marriage, but that of a family's triumph over injustice and discrimination.
The disaster and the resulting deaths shocked the mining communities of Raleigh and Boone Counties and left the dead miners' families grieving.
The Supreme Court unexpectedly and tersely turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions
"What we are seeing in Artesia is nothing less than a sham process that values expediency over justice".
But even as the San Diego Labor Council hailed the new measure, it warned about an underhanded petition to undermine it.
A total of 4.7 million moms and their families would see an increase in wages. That's one fifth of all working moms and their families who would benefit.