Community Local News Making a Difference West Edition

Upward Bound program helps youth reach college goals

Making a Difference: Nestled on the corner of Stocker Street and Don Felipe Drive is an Upward Bound office filled with activity. Andrew Toney, project coordinator, is busy helping high school students plan their futures as they focus on the curriculum the program offers to prepare them for the colleges of their dreams and to Read More…

Community Local News Mayor Eric Garcetti News West Edition

CYFC offers innovative services to foster care youth

LOS ANGELES — The Children Youth and Family Collaborative (CYFC) is an innovative and nationally recognized service provider for foster youth that establishes partnerships with school districts and youth-centered organizations with the purpose of ensuring foster youth graduate from high school and have the opportunity to pursue a college education. Founded in 1993 with just Read More…

Community Culver City Edition Local News Making a Difference West Edition

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…