I am Director for The Foster & Banks Walk in Faith Foundation which is a social services organization specializing in providing targeted programs, services and support for “at-risk” children, adolescents and young…"
I am Director for The Foster & Banks Walk in Faith Foundation which is a social services organization specializing in providing targeted programs, services and support for “at-risk” children, adolescents and young adults experiencing crisis, and those with developmental or learning disabilities.The Foundation also offers support and services to the families of these children to help create more positive and functional family systems. Further, the Foundation provides links to community resources and will in the near future provide in-house support for families with “at-risk” or developmentally challenged children.
We have an upcoming college prep workshop in March and a Wealth building workshops and career exploration seminar for parents in April, and many other outreach events and fundraisers throughout the year.
We have partnered with Budlong Elementary School and Lou Dantzler Charter Prepatory Elementary School. We have also partnered withThe Hoop Foundation, Rooted For Life, a mentoring non profit organization, Living Advantage, a Foster Care non profit organization, and the Grades Of Green, environment awareness program.With these partnerships we have created a Motivational Program that we have implemented to begin with local elementary, middle, and high schools. Speakers from all careers and fields come out and encourage and motivate students to achieve and we would love to have you come out to encourage library use for our students.
We also have implemented the Grades of Green Environmental program at both elementary schools and run free after school enrichment programs on Tuesdays and Thursdays and would love to promote and share your events with our students and parents.Thank you for your time and consideration.
CAAM’s Contemporary exhibition Curvature features artists Michael Kilgore and Anthony “Eve” Kemp, whose artistic styles include Fauvism, Expressionism and Cubism. CAAM invites the media and community to sit in on a discussion between CAAM’s Visual Arts Curator Vida L. Brown and Artist June Emond as they discuss the artworks of well-known African American artists whose works embrace the styles and elements defined in Cubism.Curvature is ongoing at CAAM through January 19, 2014. The exhibition…See More
David Lloyd's New Paintings opens at Klowden Mann gallery in Culver City this Saturday, October 25. Lloyd is a Los Angeles-based artist, and his new work is a combination of "formal abstraction and narrative irreverence." The piece over there on the left is…
Join the South Los Angeles Food Co-Op (SoLa) on Saturday, November 15, from 2-4 p.m., for a free high blood pressure awareness workshop at the Baldwin Hills Library community room at 2906 S. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles CA 90016This workshop will provide information on ways to use physical activity, proper screenings and healthy foods to support cardiovascular well-being. The workshop will include a healthy cooking demo and tasting by Doula Cooks’ Chef Hawk, yogic practices for stress reduction…See More
Hiram Sims is a poet extraordinaire! Don't miss this event. He is a busy fellow-- and we are pleased to have him come to LAPL to present his work to an appreciative audience of library patrons, readers, and budding writers, poets and authors.Hiram will read from his latest work: Photoetry: Poetry and Photography From South Central LA. This is an amazing collaboration between Hiram and five photographers: Sam Bendall, Adam Tillman Young, Ameer Espy, Charisse Sims, and Kim Soria. Hiram will…See More
Pulp Fiction gives the “treat” of literacy this holiday with
FREEall-ages comics for everyone who visits us on Hallween ComicFest 2014! Plus meet Tony Fleecs, artist of the My Little Pony comic, who will be autographing his books, doing sketches and entertaining all his fans!
LIVE THEATER. "ONE LAST LOOK" is a comedy about Eustace Baylor who dies and leaves to morn his two families: A wife and Kids and a Mistress and Kids. They all show up at the funeral and that's when the Comedy and Drama begins.Food may be purchased at our concession.See More
Taking their cue from the Marvin Gaye/Kim Weston hit song of the 1960s, Jayon and Jon Kevin will present a lyrical and musical storytelling concert, exploring the power of two. Jayon and Jon Kevin are both professional musicians. Jayon is a classically trained vocalist and Jon Kevin, an accomplished guitar/bass player (with a wicked sense of humor). Through stories and songs, they will weave tales of couples that span history, cross cultures, evoke fantasy and celebrate real life, showing us…See More
October 16, 2014 at 8pm to October 19, 2014 at 10:30pm
Back by popular demand!!! One week only! Ebony Repertory Theatre presents “Paul Robeson” starring two-time Emmy Award Winner Keith David, in a powerful chronicle of his life. Written and Directed by Phillip Hayes Dean. October 16 – October 19, 2014. Various times. Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016. For more information: www.ebonyrep.org or 323-964- 9766. Description: A powerful chronicle of the life of…See More