Community Local News Making a Difference West Edition

Kids and families are at the Heart of LA

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Heart of LA (HOLA), a nonprofit organization that caters to families and children, will dedicate its new $16.5 million HOLA Arts, Enrichment & Recreation Center Dec. 7 and no one is happier than the organization’s Executive Director and CEO Tony Brown. “We have been in project heck for too long,” Brown said. Read More…

Local News Making a Difference West Edition

Changing the world begins at A Place Called Home

MAKING A DIFFERENCE On Jonathan Zeichner’s first day on the job as the executive director of A Place Called Home, he said employees were stressed and fearful about losing their jobs, the computers weren’t working, there was a fire in a dumpster and an accident happened on the street.  But when he went home to his Read More…

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Organization creates violence prevention model for youth

MAKING A DIFFERENCE LOS ANGELES — Growing up, Nason Buchanan had many positive role models who taught him invaluable life skills that helped him to adapt to anything that life threw at him.  However, nothing could have prepared him for the loss of his mother, two brothers, and cousin to gun violence in 2002. It Read More…