2019

Partners for Pediatric Vision

Partners for Pediatric Vision helps families of children with visual impairments by partnering with eye doctors and family specialists, as early in the diagnosis as possible, so that each family gets the education and resources that will help their child reach their full vision potential. Our grant of $10,525 will fund a comprehensive library of low vision technology.

EmpowHer Institute

EmpowHer Institute is dedicated to empowering disadvantaged and at-risk girls by helping them gain the skills necessary through education, training and mentorship so they gain confidence, graduate high school and become college and career-ready. Our grant for $11,135.00 will purchase technology equipment to be used to enhance weekly project based EmpowHer Girls Academy Middle School programs at four different LA schools.

All People's Community Center

All Peoples Community Center is an all-encompassing neighborhood center in South Los Angeles whose mission is to provide social services and programs that empower individuals and promote community, respect, and self- determination for all.  Our grant of $26,756.00 will fund an upgrade to their computer lab in order to provide more computer learning classes and allow youth better access to research for homework, school projects, online services, continuing education programs, college admissions and job search.

California Dance Institute

California Dance Institute

California Dance Institute is an arts education dance program for low-income children in Los Angeles, both in school and after-school, that teaches life and learning skills through dance and music. Our grant for $17,850 will provide costumes for performances throughout the year, which are an essential part of the program. Approximately 1,000 children a year will participate in the dance recitals.

Pediatric Therapy Network

Pediatric Therapy Network is a therapeutic and early childhood development center whose mission is to lead the way in helping children, families and communities reach full capabilities through innovative therapy, education and research programs. Our grant of $24,515.00 will outfit a therapeutic kitchen and purchase feeding therapy equipment essential to establish a dedicated feeding clinic and treatment space.

The Miracle Project

The Miracle Project is a fully inclusive theatre, film and expressive arts program focused on building communication, self-esteem, job and social skills for individuals with autism and all abilities – speaking and non-speaking. Our grant for $14,883.95 will fund The Miracle Media Project, a program that will allow the creation and production by students of quality films.

Jovenes

Jovenes helps youth end the cycle of homelessness with emergency shelter, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing in addition to healthcare, education, employment and trauma recovery so youth become active integrated members of our community. Our grant of $22,642.00 will refurbish their computer lab and transform their multi-purpose intake, meeting and computer room into one that is warm, empowering and comfortable.