Friday, August 10, 2018
Youth Policy Institute on Beverly – 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Meeting Room: Staff Lounge
2707 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Parking: Please park on the rooftop, across from Smart & Final. You will need to walk down the ramp/stairs and check-in through the front office.
Breaking Through Barriers to Success (BTBTS) is a new Intervention Agency serving the Los Angeles Promise Zone. BTBTS will be sharing an introduction to their organization, vision and a follow-up brainstorming session on ways we could build a strong partnership.
Join the Los Angeles Promise Zone Public Safety working group for the first annual Youth Jobs & Resource Fair!
MacArthur Park Community Center, 2230 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles CA 90057
Please save the date for our next Early Childhood Education Task Force meeting!
Parking is located on Catalina St. in the lot behind the building. Please share this invitation with staff and colleagues interested in being involved. Previous attendance is not necessary.
If you have any questions, contact Tessa Di Mantova at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join us for our next Economic Activity Working Group meeting!
Please meet our speaker!
Assistant Program Officer, LISC - Los Angeles
Co-Chair of SLATE-Z Economic Activity Work Group
Miranda supports LA LISC’s comprehensive housing policy and preservation initiatives including the intersection of health and green development and commercial corridor development including place making and place keeping strategies. Prior to LISC, she served as Place-making Manager for River LA, where she assisted with the delivery, sourcing, and funding of River LA’s project pipeline.
She is a native Angeleno and holds a Bachelor's Degree from Lewis and Clark College. As a lover of cities, she's interested in innovative community preservation initiatives and public space agendas for changing neighborhoods across America.
Breakfast will be provided.
10:00am - 11:30am - One Degree Training
Facilitated by our Communications VISTA Tessa Di Mantova participants will learn about the online resource tool One Degree, which can allow users to learn more about the Los Angeles community, our LA Promise Zone Partners and the services they provide.
11:30am - 12:00pm - Neighborhood Data for Social Change Platform
Managing Director Caroline Bhalla will discuss USC's Sol Price Center for Social Innovation's new Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) Platform. This is user-friendly digital tool that compiles and organizes neighborhood level data from a number of sources in order to analyze and disseminate findings to decision makers and the general public.
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch
There is a cafeteria on the second floor with a variety of food options.
1:00pm - 3:00pm - Grant Alignment Training
LA Promise Zone Community Liaison Erich Yost will lead a grant alignment workshop to discuss how to partner and align resources with LA Promise Zone partners when applying for grants to build successful grant applications.
In this public presentation, in partnership with the Autry Museum, artworxLA, students explore the bilingual magazine LA Raza (1967-1977) and create their own projects that give voice to their lived experiences, express concerns for their community, and envision change.
The components of this event are designed to raise awareness on the benefits of speaking more than one language, to celebrate being bilingual, and to address NEW Academy’s commitment to prepare students with the global skills they need for success in the 21st century global economy.
Save the Date!
The LA Promise Zone Spring Partner Convening will be from 10:00am-12:00pm on Friday, April 27 at the California Community Foundation. Parking is available on-site and will be validated.
The Los Angeles LGBT Center is holding an event for veterans. which will host free services including: VA enrollment, CalVets benefits, VA benefits, education, housing, legal. Vba benefits, employment, medical, and mental health.
GEAR UP 4 LA will be holding a conference where 12th grade students and parents can learn how to prepare for the summer before college, meet college students and listen to their experiences, and learn the next steps after being accepted to college/university.
Conference attendees will be hearing from practitioners and experts who are tackling the opportunities, barriers, and innovations in the asset building field. As you know, understanding the intersections of wealth presents several opportunities for funders and service providers to invest in cross-sector programs and partnerships that advance equitable development in low to moderate income communities.
Thomas Shapiro, Professor of Law and Social Policy at Brandeis University and Author of must read book, Toxic Inequality: How America's Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future.
LA LISC has invited MercyCorps to speak about their Community Investment Trust (CIT) program on April 3, 2018. CIT addresses the intractable household financial challenges of asset poverty, personal financial inaction and the inaccessibility of financial products, and the long-standing community economic development challenges of financial inclusion, equitable development and inclusive growth.