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.