Vision to Learn's mobile vision clinics provide free eye exams and glasses to low income children in Los Angeles eliminating academic hurdles due to poor vision. Our grant of $25,618.00 will outfit a new mobile vision clinic with all equipment necessary in order to increase the number of children served. Approximately 4,000 children
Legacy LA offers after school alternatives to gangs and violence in Boyle Heights by providing academic, leadership and arts programs that equip youth with the tools to reach their full potential and transform their lives. Our grant of $14,550.00 will outfit a new kitchen and dining room as part of a larger renovation of their entire facility. Approximately 300 youth
Compton Youth Build provides marginalized youth in Compton the opportunity to secure their high school diplomas and learn vocational skills in various occupational fields so they can attain an economically sustainable future for themselves, their families and their communities. Our grant of $22,400.00 provides new Mac computers, smart-board and logistics/data analytics software. Approximately 60-75 youth a year will participate in an Information Technology (IT)/Logistics career pathway program specifically designed to train them for careers in high tech.
Journey Out delivers critical services and support to victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking, helping them leave a life of abuse and violence, overcome fear and empowering them to reach their goals. Our grant of $4,700.00 provides for new computers, software and office furniture for a dedicated technology space. Approximately 65 youth aged 18-24 will use the equipment to complete GED studies,
Los Angeles LGBT Center offers a wide spectrum of services in Hollywood, including health, mental health, social services, housing, education, and advocacy so LGBTQ people thrive as healthy, equal and complete members of society. Our grant of $15,339.00 provides for a modular, digital recording studio for their music fellowship, internship, education and therapy programs for homeless youth.
TLC provides for the lifetime needs of individuals with multiple disabilities and blindness. Services for children include early intervention, center based programs and wrap around child care in order to help each one achieve his or her potential. Our grant of $8,355.00 provides a portable vision screener used to test children ages 6 months to 6 years for risk factors to vision problems.
Proyecto Pastoral serves the urgent needs of the immigrant, poor and gang-populated Pico Aliso community of Boyle Heights through grass roots projects in education, leadership, service and sports and recreation programming. Our grant of $19,161.00 provides new gymnastic equipment to replace outdated equipment and to provide a deeper range of activities and higher lev128 el of training.
Inner City Struggle promotes safe, healthy, and non-violent communities on the Eastside of Los Angeles by engaging youth to become lifelong learners and community leaders. They provide core programs and life skills, advocacy, and academic achievement through school clubs and after school programming at their center. Our grant for $29,398.00 provides for a new youth technology center, including new i-pads, desktop computers, interactive monitor and furniture.