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Early Care and Education Workforce Study: Highlights of 2006 Statewide Study

June 1, 2006    |    Early Childhood, Education, Research

By Marcy Whitebook, Laura Sakai, Fran Kipnis, Yuna Lee, Dan Bellm, Richard Speiglman, Mirella Almaraz, LaToya Stubbs, and Paulina Tran Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California at Berkeley; California Child Care Resource and Referral Network

Early Care and Education Workforce Study: Licensed Child Care Centers, 2006

June 1, 2006    |    Early Childhood, Education, Research

By Marcy Whitebook, Laura Sakai, Fran Kipnis, Yuna Lee, Dan Bellm, Richard Speiglman, Mirella Almaraz, LaToya Stubbs, and Paulina Tran Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California at Berkeley; California Child Care Resource and Referral Network

Early Care and Education Workforce Study: Licensed Family Child Care Providers. 2006 Study

June 1, 2006    |    Early Childhood, Education, Research

By Marcy Whitebook, Laura Sakai, Fran Kipnis, Yuna Lee, Dan Bellm, Richard Speiglman, Mirella Almaraz, LaToya Stubbs, and Paulina Tran Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California at Berkeley; California Child Care Resource and Referral Network

Buenos Principios: Latino Children in the Earliest Years of Life

June 1, 2007    |    Civic Engagement, Early Childhood, Education, Research

By Miriam Calderon, Associate Director, Policy Analysis Center Office of Research, Advocacy and Legislation, National Council of La Raza

Importance of Early Care and Education  

June 1, 2007    |    Early Childhood, Education, Research

By Taryn W. Morrissey and Mildred E. Warner, Cornell University

LAPAI Preschool Toolkit (English)

April 7, 2009    |    Brochure, CCF Publication, Early Childhood, Education

LAPAI Preschool Toolkit (Korean)

April 7, 2009    |    Brochure, CCF Publication, Early Childhood, Education

LAPAI Preschool Toolkit (Vietnamese)

April 7, 2009    |    Brochure, CCF Publication, Early Childhood, Education

LAPAI Preschool Toolkit (Cambodian)

April 7, 2009    |    Brochure, CCF Publication, Early Childhood, Education

LAPAI Preschool Toolkit (Chinese – Simplified)

April 7, 2009    |    Brochure, CCF Publication, Early Childhood, Education

LAPAI Preschool Toolkit (Chinese – Traditional)

April 7, 2009    |    Brochure, CCF Publication, Early Childhood, Education

CCF News: Winter 2010

January 1, 2010    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Civic Engagement, Education, Newsletter, Philanthropy

Investing in Scholarships, Advisor Spotlight: John W. Weldon, Scholarship Fund Options, Fraser Scholar Profile: Norma Sanchez, Census 2010, Gifts of Real Estate

CCF Advisor News: Winter 2010

January 1, 2010    |    Advisors, CCF, CCF Publication, Education, Newsletter, Philanthropy

Investing in Scholarships, Advisor Spotlight: John W. Weldon, Fraser Scholar Profile: Norma Sanchez, Census 2010, Gifts of Real Estate

Reparable Harm: Executive Summary  

June 1, 2010    |    Education, Immigration, Research

By Laurie Olsen, Ph.D; A Californians Together Research & Policy Publication

School Readiness Begins in Infancy

November 1, 2010    |    Early Childhood, Education, Research

By J. Ronald Lally

CCF Advisor News: Winter 2011

January 1, 2011    |    Advisors, CCF Publication, Education, Newsletter, Philanthropy

Board Profile: Sheldon Stone, 2010 Financials, Named Permanent Scholarships, CCF Charitable Advisors

CCF News: Winter 2011

January 1, 2011    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Education, Newsletter, Philanthropy

Board Profile: Sheldon Stone, 2010 Financials, Named Permanent Scholarships, CCF Welcomes Maria Blanco

Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund: Realizing the Promise of Education

June 1, 2012    |    Brochure, CCF Publication, Education, LASIF

California Community Foundation Announces $1.7 Million Investment in Los Angeles Public Schools

July 20, 2012    |    CCF, Education, Press Release

CCF has secured a $1.5 million investment from the Ford Foundation in extended learning time initiatives in up to 15 high schools…

National Funder Invests In Multi-Million Dollar Initiative to Improve College Success in Los Angeles

February 21, 2014    |    Education, LASIF, Philanthropy, Press Release

The Kresge Foundation has contributed $1 million to CCF to help low-income Los Angeles students get to and through college.

Increasing Graduation Rates in L.A. County – LASIF 2014 Progress Report

September 1, 2014    |    CCF Publication, Education, Impact Report, LASIF

Los Angeles Preschool Advocacy Initiative Fact Sheet

December 11, 2014    |    CCF Publication, Early Childhood, Education, Fact Sheet

“Ending the Education Drought in California”

May 28, 2015    |    Education, LASIF, Media Mention

By John E. Kobara for The Huffington Post

“San Pedro High School sophomore snags $20,000 Warren Christopher Scholarship”

June 7, 2015    |    Donors, Education, Media Mention

Daily Breeze

“Charter school supporters raise concerns about impact on LAUSD”

November 18, 2015    |    Education, Media Mention

89.3 KPCC

“Nonprofit is formed to advance charter-school plan in Los Angeles area”

November 18, 2015    |    Education, Media Mention

Los Angeles Times

CCF News: Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund

November 28, 2015    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Education, LASIF, Newsletter

Supporting Early Care and Education in Los Angeles County

December 11, 2015    |    CCF Publication, Early Childhood, Education, Fact Sheet

The Arts in Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Benefits of Arts Participation: A Literature Review and Gap-Analysis (2000-2015)

February 2, 2016    |    Arts, Early Childhood, Education, Research

By Melissa Menzer, PhD, Office of Research & Analysis, National Endowment for the Arts

Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund (LASIF): More than a Scholarship

June 7, 2016    |    CCF, Education, LASIF

Launched in 2012, the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund (LASIF) is increasing the number of low-income L.A. County youth who achieve their dream of a college degree. By combining need-based scholarships with intensive services before and during college, LASIF addresses the multifaceted financial, academic and personal barriers that have led to a college completion crisis […]

LASIF Partners: 2016-17

June 7, 2016    |    CCF, Education, LASIF

The California Community Foundation supports a diverse portfolio of high-impact college access and success organizations serving low-income students in Los Angeles County. Each year, these nonprofit partners collectively help tens of thousands of students get to and through college, graduating at rates far higher than local or national averages. These organizations contribute to the cohort […]

LASIF Data: 2013-15

June 7, 2016    |    CCF, Education, LASIF

Launched in 2012, the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund seeks to increase the number of low-income Los Angeles County youth who complete college. Part high-performing mutual fund, part innovation incubator, LASIF partners with nonprofit organizations to provide scholarships and services that get students to and through college. The data in this document reflect the impact […]

CCF News: Summer 2016

July 14, 2016    |    CCF, Donors, Education, LASIF, Los Angeles

At a time when a college degree is more necessary than ever, Los Angeles County is facing a graduation crisis. In this issue, you’ll learn the extent of this crisis and how donors are joining forces to end it through the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund.

CCF News Summer 2016: The Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund

July 14, 2016    |    CCF, Donors, Education, LASIF, Los Angeles

Few things transform a life like a college diploma. A bachelor’s degree can lead to an additional $1 million in lifetime earnings, but it’s about more than just money. College success benefits entire communities. That’s why the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund combines need-based scholarships with innovative services proven to help students graduate.

CCF News Summer 2016: How LASIF Works

July 14, 2016    |    CCF, Donors, Education, LASIF, Los Angeles

Experience shows that scholarships aren’t enough to close the graduation gap. LASIF combines need-based scholarships with intensive services before and during college to end the college completion crisis and increase the number of low-income youth who achieve their degree. That’s how LASIF programs have helped tens of thousands of Angeleno students prepare for, pay for and succeed in college.

CCF News Summer 2016: South Central Scholars

July 14, 2016    |    CCF, Donors, Education, LASIF, Los Angeles

So much attention is placed on college admission, but what happens next? That’s the question South Central Scholars staff found themselves asking as their students began their journeys into higher education.

CCF News: LASIF Scholar Summer 2016: Jeffrey Castro

July 14, 2016    |    CCF, Donors, Education, LASIF, Los Angeles

Jeffrey Castro’s parents instilled in him a drive to attend college. But just as he entered high school, tragedy struck. His father passed away, leaving his mother to provide for him and his two older brothers. College seemed further away than ever. Then he discovered LASIF partner Upward Bound.

CCF News Summer 2016: Invest in the Future of L.A.

July 14, 2016    |    CCF, Donors, Education, LASIF, Los Angeles

When Jeffrey steps across the stage and takes his degree in a few short years, he won’t be the only one who benefits. Every graduate is a million dollar victory for the future of Los Angeles County. Every South Central Scholar who leaves high school college-ready, who has the services and support to succeed, makes our region stronger and more prosperous. Investors in L.A. and around the country have taken notice of LASIF’s impact and are coming together to realize the potential of our children.

Education Fact Sheet

September 23, 2016    |    CCF, Early Childhood, Education, LASIF

Partnering with community leaders and networks of educational institutions, CCF helps our most vulnerable students access the educational resources they need to succeed from cradle to college. These groups include preschool-age children, English language learners and students of color, particularly young men. We support efforts to encourage the fair and transparent funding for all schools regardless of zip code and want students to learn in innovative environments that put their needs at the center.

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

September 26, 2016    |    BLOOM, Education, Youth Empowerment

By The Education Trust – West

“Scholarships aimed to benefit minority students at Cal Poly”

March 16, 2017    |    Education

By Selena Alvarado, KSBY.com

“$2 million in scholarships available for incoming minority Cal Poly students”

March 18, 2017    |    Education, Newsroom Category

by Andrew Sheeler, The Tribune

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

April 12, 2017    |    Arts, Civic Engagement, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, 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 […]

“LAUSD to pilot an expanded dual-language preschool program”

April 25, 2017    |    Early Childhood, Education

by Kyle Stokes, KPCC

FEDCO Teacher Grants Fact Sheet

April 26, 2017    |    Education

“Is Jerry Brown lifting all students, $41 billion later?”

June 7, 2017    |    Education, Los Angeles

by Elise Buik, Antonia Hernández and Bruce Fuller, The Sacramento Bee

“Demand for UC immigrant student legal services soars as Trump policies sow uncertainty”

June 19, 2017    |    Education, Immigration, Los Angeles

By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times

“Aumentan estudiantes DACA en la UC, entre la incertidumbre generada por las políticas de Trump”

June 21, 2017    |    Education, Immigration

By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times En Español

“Another jolt for L.A. schools as civic group seeks a role in fixing school district”

July 19, 2017    |    Education, Los Angeles, Philanthropy

By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times

“Foundation awards low income scholarships”

August 7, 2017    |    Education, Housing

By Charlene Muhammad, The Final Call

“College Futures Foundation Grant Funds Implementation of Transition to College Mathematics and Statistics Course”

August 9, 2017    |    Education, Los Angeles, Smart Growth

Los Angeles Unified School District

“School-Based Health Clinics: Critical Access Points For Confronting The Addiction Epidemic”

September 12, 2017    |    Education, Health

By Alexa Eggleston, Health Affairs Blog

“Join Us For National Day Of Civic Hacking 9/23”

September 14, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Los Angeles

Department of Neighborhood Empowerment of Los Angeles

“UCLA Law Alumnae Take Center Stage”

September 22, 2017    |    CCF, Education, Los Angeles

UCLA School of Law

“City National Accepting Applications For Literacy Grants Totaling Up to $80,000”

October 3, 2017    |    Early Childhood, Education

BusinessInsider.com – Markets

“How a curious kid from Atherton started and grew a global environmental news site”

November 9, 2017    |    Education, Sustainability

By Barbara Wood, The Almanac

“Anna Sew Hoy Selected as Inaugural Artist in Residence at UC San Diego”

November 13, 2017    |    Arts, Education

By Anthony King, UC San Diego News Center

“L.A. Business This Week – Making Promises Count”

November 17, 2017    |    Education, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Weekly Newsletter

“Cal State L.A. offers higher education pathway with YMCAs”

November 17, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Early Childhood, Education, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Wave

“MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Social Justice Learning Institute reaches out to youth”

November 24, 2017    |    BLOOM, Education

By Dorany Pineda, Los Angeles Wave

California Community Foundation Awards $11 Million to Build a Stronger Los Angeles County

November 27, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, LASIF, Philanthropy, Press Release

LOS ANGELES – November 27, 2017 –The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $11,292,972 through 51 grants to nonprofit organizations working to advance long-lasting change that strengthens Los Angeles communities. This quarter’s portfolio includes 17 L.A. Justice Fund grants totaling $7,450,000, to provide critical support and resources to immigration legal service nonprofits providing representation for […]

“What ruled school news in 2017: Immigration changes and unpaid lunch debt drove debate in a year of uncertainty”

December 8, 2017    |    Education, Immigration, Los Angeles, Philanthropy

By Ariana Fine, District Administration Magazine

“Teachers give students $60,000: How did they spread the wealth?”

December 25, 2017    |    Education, Los Angeles, Philanthropy

By Julie Tilsner, USC News

“Inside Player: Behind a Unique Effort to Transform a Big Urban School District”

February 7, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles

By Caitlin Reilly, Inside Philanthropy

“University Program for First-Year Male Students Earns $100,000 Grant”

February 14, 2018    |    Education, LASIF

Cal Poly Pomona University News Center

“What L.A. should look for in its next police chief and school superintendent”

March 5, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles

By Fred Ali, Antonia Hernández and Robert K. Ross, Los Angeles Times

“City Attorney Mike Feuer Launches School Safety Panel; Will Hold Hearings Throughout Los Angeles”

March 5, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles

Los Angeles City Attorney’s newsroom

“Ballet Hispánico, Cal State LA bring arts education to Southeast L.A. YMCA”

March 22, 2018    |    Arts, Education

By Jillian Beck, Cal State LA News Service

“Will Today’s Young Activists Become Their Generation’s Lifelong Advocates for Change?”

April 2, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Education

By Wendy Lazarus & Laurie Lipper, Medium

“College Promise Programs in Los Angeles County Receive Support to Strengthen Student Success”

April 3, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles

The Campaign for College Opportunity Newsroom

“Panel prepares to address school safety issues”

April 5, 2018    |    Early Childhood, Education, Los Angeles

By Edwin Folven, Beverly Press Online

“Making promises that count”

April 12, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles

American Association of Community Colleges 21st Century Center

California Community Foundation Awards $4.9 Million to Create Positive Change in Los Angeles County

April 12, 2018    |    CCF, Education, Health, LASIF, Press Release

LOS ANGELES – April 12, 2018 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $4,967,204, through 57 grants to nonprofit organizations developing innovative solutions to address the needs of Los Angeles County and create positive change for all Angelenos.

“Campaign underway in California to elect a ‘children’s governor'”

April 13, 2018    |    Early Childhood, Education, Philanthropy

By Louis Freedberg, EdSource

Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund (LASIF) Fact Sheet

April 28, 2018    |    Education, LASIF

The Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund (LASIF) combines need-based scholarships with intensive services before and during college to addresses the multifaceted financial, academic and personal barriers that have led to a college completion crisis in our community. A partnership with the College Futures Foundation and committed donors, LASIF has granted more than $20 million since 2012 and helped more than 33,000 low-income Angelenos prepare for, pay for and succeed in college.

“John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest Winner Highlights Historic Vote for Women’s Suffrage”

May 1, 2018    |    Education, Philanthropy

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation newsroom

“New Superintendent Austin Beutner pledges ‘commitment to change’”

May 2, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles

Office of Communications, Los Angeles Unified School District

“New L.A. schools chief Beutner pledges to listen, learn and take action”

May 3, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles

By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times

“School Safety Meeting This Week”

May 30, 2018    |    Early Childhood, Education, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Downtown News

“Mira Costa Grads Honored “

June 12, 2018    |    Education, Philanthropy

By Jeanne Fratello, DigMB

California Community Foundation Awards $5.7 Million to Advance Opportunity in Los Angeles County

June 20, 2018    |    CCF, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, Press Release, Sustainability

LOS ANGELES – June 20, 2018 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $5,750,020, through 54 grants to nonprofit organizations dedicated to creating a healthier, more empowered and more prosperous future for all Angelenos.

“‘Not all machines are evil,’ and other thoughts on California’s changing economy”

July 2, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Housing

By Amy Chance, The Sacramento Bee

“New Education Fund for LAUSD Aims to Improve Student Performance”

July 5, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles

KFI AM640

“The Passing of Civil Rights Legend John Mack is a Deeply-Felt Loss to the Urban League Movement”

July 20, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Philanthropy

by Marc H. Morial, L.A. Watts Times

“‘Invest and prioritize’: What to do about California schools”

July 30, 2018    |    Early Childhood, Education

By Dan Schnur, Sacramento Bee

“‘Kids can’t learn’ when they’re hungry. How to help all California students succeed”

August 6, 2018    |    Education, Philanthropy

Sacramento Bee

“‘Do what works for your schools’ — A new year kicks off in Los Angeles with a new superintendent looking for change”

August 14, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles, Philanthropy

By Esmeralda Fabián Romero, L.A. School Report

“Superintendent seeks more resources, increased learning”

August 16, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles, Philanthropy

By Don Wanlass, the Los Angeles Independent

“MALDEF Commemorates 50th Anniversary By Honoring The Contributions Of Four Individuals In Advancing The Latino Community”

October 4, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Immigration

MALDEF newsroom

“College Promise In California: Community-Wide Efforts To Support Student Success”

October 9, 2018    |    Education, LASIF

By Mary Rauner, Forbes

California Community Foundation Awards $3 Million to Uplift Los Angeles Communities

October 23, 2018    |    CCF, Civic Engagement, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, Press Release, Sustainability

LOS ANGELES – October 23, 2018 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $3,016,875 through 34 grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations working to uplift vulnerable communities and advance long-lasting change.

“Commentary: We should invest in kids and their support networks, not juvenile justice systems”

October 31, 2018    |    BLOOM, Education

By D’Artagnan Scorza, L.A. School Report

“More parents, less district: LAUSD’s new superintendent readies his strategic plan to bring change to LA schools”

November 12, 2018    |    Education, Los Angeles

By Esmeralda Fabián Romero, LA School Report

“Obama Foundation Selects Five California Communities as part of MBK Community Challenge Competition”

November 15, 2018    |    BLOOM, Education, Los Angeles

California Funders for Boys and Men of Color newsroom

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