Put Our Children 1st
We all want our children to have a bright future - more opportunities than we had and a fair chance to achieve their potential and be successful. Yet, it is increasingly clear that a high school diploma does not necessarily mean that graduates will be prepared for higher education or for the world of work. As parents, we want to know that no matter where we live or what school district, school or classroom our children are in, all students have access to high-quality education and provided the necessary resources to achieve.
What is the Parent Academy?
The Parent Academy is an innovative parent engagement program for parents with children ages “four” and/or ages “K-12” that can change the course of student achievement by engaging parents in nine weeks of activities that will help you understand the types of support your children need to succeed in school, as well as, empower you to advocate for your children, thereby, playing a key role in closing the achievement gap.
January 19, 2016 - March 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: 3450 Mt. Vernon Drive, Los Angeles, Ca. 90008
To begin the application click here Registration
To Register: Call 323-299-9660, ext. 2247
Los Angeles Urban League
44th Annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Award Gala
Please join us for the League's 44th Annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Gala as we celebrate the life and legacy of Mr. Whitney M. Young Jr.; Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom, Hollywood & Highland Center. Your generous support helps to promote programs and services in the area of Education & Youth Development; Community and Workforce Development, Entrepreneur and Policy & Social Justice. We look forward to seeing you on April 21st.
Parent Empowerment Kit
The Parent Empowerment Kit is a collection of resources to motivate, inform and prepare parents to support their children on the topic of the California Standardized Test (CST) and the California Academic High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). Refer to this empowerment kit regularly to find resources that will help you support your child on these very important tests.
City of Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department
Getting LA Back 2 Work is a federally funded program offering up to $10,000 for training to qualified candidates. There is HELP available specifically for employees who were either: 1) laid-off or 2) laid off but returned to work with a loss in wages from one of the companies listed at www.wiblacity.org/b2w . Supportive services (bus tokens, work clothes, tools, child care, etc.) and job placement services are also offered.
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