Responding to challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, UNITE-LA, in collaboration with state, city and local partners, launched COVID College Connect, Summer of Success and Health Career Recruitment job placement efforts, while LA Youth at Work partnered with Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation to launch a virtual job training program that has already served over 200 local youth. And there's a lot more...
The Policy team led Early Care and Education, and K-12 and Higher Education/Immigration groups at the annual ACCESS D.C. advocacy trip; L.A. Cash for College coordinated 158 financial aid completion workshops, individually assisting 4,830 students in the completion of their FAFSA, CA Dream Act or Chafee Grant applications, and over 350 South L.A. students prepared for summer jobs and internships in the healthcare industry. That and more...
8,000 students participated in Your Future LA: Beyond the Diploma with scholarships awarded to 30 attendees, LAWSC finalized a longitudinal data system joint advocacy letter to Governor Newsom, and more.
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69 South L.A. youth were placed in summer healthcare internships, 30 youth received first access to Nike employment opportunities, 19 community college graduates signed School Nurse employment contracts with LAUSD, and more.
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14 work-ready, justice-involved young adults successfully complete the C.O.R.E. Internship Program.
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The first-ever joint summer internship mock interview day for opportunity youth was held at Vernon-Central YouthSource Center in South L.A.
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21 Amgen Biotechnology Experience-L.A. (ABE-LA) teachers participated in a Professional Development Institute, receiving free biotechnology curriculum training and classroom equipment.
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The Amgen foundation present week-long immersive experiences. Educators receive rigorous curriculum and necessary equipment to motivate students in their classrooms.
Amgen also hosted Santa Clara high school students at their "Biotech Summer Experience" Camp.
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The annual Cash for College Scholarship Award Reception is always a crowd-pleaser and this year was no exception. It doesn't get better than awarding these hard-working students a scholarship as they head off to college this Fall.
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The national Day of Empathy, recognizes the impact of the criminal justice system on millions of Americans. Events were held in 35 states on a single day to spotlight local efforts for criminal justice reform.
This is just one highlight from our 2018 First Quarter activities.