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“California Education Leaders Advance College Promise Partnerships, With Focus on College Affordability”

August 30, 2017    |    Education Pipeline, Youth Empowerment

WestEd

CCF News Fall 2016: Planting a Better Future for All Angelenos

August 18, 2017    |    BLOOM, Youth Empowerment

When BLOOMers like Zakeer succeed, everyone benefits. The work of BLOOM and our partners Brotherhood Crusade and Social Justice Learning Institute are crucial to realizing the promise of our young Black men. The amount of money our state spends annually on prisons would pay for a CSU education for every single graduating senior in California.

CCF News Fall 2016: Social Justice Learning Institute

August 18, 2017    |    BLOOM, Youth Empowerment

When Dr. D’Artagnan Scorza wanted to move the cause of educational equity for young Black men forward, he started by looking back. He founded the Black Male Youth Academy at his alma mater, Inglewood’s Morningside High School, to help young men of color break cycles of recidivism and create opportunities for academic achievement.

CCF News Fall 2016: BLOOMer Spotlight – Zakeer, BLOOM Alumnus & College Student

August 18, 2017    |    BLOOM, Youth Empowerment

I wound up on probation for three or four months. It was my first offense. Looking back, it was a blessing, because it opened me up to BLOOM. It’s changing me for the better. I started off at Social Justice Learning Institute’s Black Male Youth Academy, and BLOOM is like a family. All the doors […]

CCF News Fall 2016: Brotherhood Crusade

August 18, 2017    |    BLOOM, Youth Empowerment

Mykol Lewis is making a difference and sowing seeds among young men in an effort to build a stronger South L.A. This belief in making our communities better is the trademark of Brotherhood Crusade.

CCF News Fall 2016: BLOOM Impact 2015-16

August 18, 2017    |    BLOOM, Youth Empowerment

When we believe in, invest in and support our young men, they will thrive. By doubling down on our focus on high school completion and reducing recidivism, youth participating in BLOOM saw improved outcomes in school and were better able to complete the terms of their probation and separate themselves from the system.

CCF News Fall 2016: Investing in L.A.’s Black Male Youth

August 18, 2017    |    BLOOM, Youth Empowerment

Though they are only 10 percent of all L.A. young people, Black youth make up nearly a third of all youth on probation. And once in the system, it is hard to get out, with more than 80 percent facing re-arrest within three years. We are losing out on countless innovators and entrepreneurs – a […]

CCF News Fall 2016: BLOOM

August 18, 2017    |    BLOOM, Youth Empowerment

We are facing a crisis of potential, and nowhere is hit harder than South Los Angeles. Young black men who drop out of high school face a 90 percent chance of incarceration, but a diploma reduces that to 12 percent. Learn how CCF’s BLOOM initiative is helping young Black men in South L.A. onto positive […]

“Two BWW Operators Give Wing to Disadvantaged Youths”

August 10, 2017    |    Smart Growth, Youth Empowerment

By Nicole Duncan, FSR Magazine

California Community Foundation Awards $5.1 Million to Build a Stronger Los Angeles County

April 12, 2017    |    Arts, Civic Engagement, Education Pipeline, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Immigrant Integration, LASIF, Philanthropy, Press Release, Youth Empowerment

LOS ANGELES – April 11, 2016 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $5,130,787 through 52 grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations working to address pressing needs and improve the lives of Los Angeles County residents. CCF’s grants this quarter include $1,435,000 to provide critical support to immigrant rights organizations working to defend […]

BLOOM Fact Sheet

October 12, 2016    |    BLOOM, Youth Empowerment

Black Minds Matter: Supporting the Educational Success of Black Children in California

September 26, 2016    |    BLOOM, Education Pipeline, Youth Empowerment

By The Education Trust – West

BLOOM Year 4 Annual Report

September 26, 2016    |    BLOOM, Youth Empowerment

Youth Empowerment Fact Sheet

September 23, 2016    |    BLOOM, CCF, Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow, Youth Empowerment

CCF supports many diverse programs designed to improve the lives of young people in L.A., including Building a Lifetime of Options and Opportunities for Men (BLOOM) and Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow (PAT) for young people in South Los Angeles and the Transition Aged Youth (TAY) program for young people who are aging out of the foster care system.

California Community Foundation Selected by Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Fund Grant Program to Accelerate Economic Opportunity

May 18, 2016    |    Press Release, Youth Empowerment

CCF Joins Leading Nonprofit Organizations Across the United States to Address Urban Challenges  LOS ANGELES – MAY 18, 2016 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) announced today that it has been selected as a recipient of the Community Progress Makers Fund, a $500,000 grant over the course of two years to continue the foundation’s work in […]

Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow (PAT) 2016 Grant Guidelines

December 22, 2015    |    Guide, Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow, Youth Empowerment

BLOOM (Building a Lifetime of Options and Opportunities for Men) Fact Sheet

July 1, 2015    |    BLOOM, CCF Publication, Fact Sheet, Youth Empowerment

“Program helps troubled, rejected youths make positive connections”

May 2, 2015    |    BLOOM, Media Mention, Youth Empowerment

Los Angeles Times

“Funding for Black Male Achievement Increasing, Report Finds”

April 14, 2015    |    BLOOM, Media Mention, Philanthropy, Youth Empowerment

Philanthropy News Digest

“An Ex-Gang Member On Curtailing South LA’s Recidivism Rate”

December 18, 2014    |    BLOOM, Media Mention, Youth Empowerment

Neon Tommy

Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow Brochure

December 11, 2014    |    Brochure, CCF Publication, Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow, Youth Empowerment

Summer Youth Fund 2013 Impact Report

May 1, 2014    |    CCF Publication, Impact Report, Youth Empowerment

Summer Youth Fund 2012 Impact Report

May 1, 2013    |    CCF Publication, Impact Report, Youth Empowerment

Where do we go From Here? Philanthropic Support For Black Men and Boys

October 1, 2012    |    BLOOM, Research, Youth Empowerment

By Seema Shah Director and Grace Sato, The Foundation Center

Summer Youth Fund 2011 Impact Report

May 1, 2012    |    CCF Publication, Impact Report, Youth Empowerment

CCF Advisor News: Fall 2011

October 1, 2011    |    Advisors, CCF, CCF Publication, Newsletter, Philanthropy, Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow, Youth Empowerment

Advisor Spotlight: Gary Edelstone, Converting a Private Foundation, Ernest Lieblich Foundation, Unsung Heroes of Los Angeles, Pass it Along, Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow

CCF News: Fall 2011

October 1, 2011    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Newsletter, Philanthropy, Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow, Youth Empowerment

Pass it Along, Charitable Gift Annuities, Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow, Unsung Heroes of Los Angeles

Los Angeles’ Community Foundation Announces Bold, New Initiative For Black Male Youth

May 3, 2011    |    BLOOM, Press Release, Youth Empowerment

CCF has announced a five-year, multi-million dollar investment in the future of Black male youth…

Summer Youth Fund 2010 Impact Report

May 1, 2011    |    CCF Publication, Impact Report, Youth Empowerment
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