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.
The Jazz Workshop: Every Sat. 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm ~Current new Coordinator, Billy McCoy "lucky to have him" - Maestro, Charles OwensDaylight Savings Time, Spring into THE NEW RENAISSANCE WORLD STAGE / El Nino-La Nina / '16 "Year of the Monkey" Plz see COMMENT WALL w/ gig listinz' ~ (click-on to open embedded URLs)allaboutJazzdotcom - …See More
Sid.Author’s Church and the Wild is designed to create moments that offer opportunities for growth. It combines elements of a concert and a workshop where people can become their best selves. Sid.Author’s Church and the Wild is an interactive concert that engages the audience in conversation and activity that promotes becoming our best selves.This edition is called ‘#faithful’. It deals with how belief systems impact what is possible in our lives.Church and the Wild champions the idea that…See More
Join us for the Halfway There Community Celebration!Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10A to 4P Leimert Park Village, 4395 Leimert Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008 Metro is hosting a community celebration, as we approach the halfway mark on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. We thank the community for your patience and continued support as we achieve this significant milestone. Anticipated activities include: > Performances by local musical artists> Kids zone> Marketplace> Metro and Contractor…See More
Dia del Niõ at Floricanto Center for the Performing Arts
April 30, 2016 from 1pm to 3pm
The Floricanto Center for the Performing Arts celebrates its 2nd annual Dia del Niño on Saturday, April 30th, 2016. This celebration is inspired by Mexico’s annual Dia del Niiño Celbration. Inspired by this holiday, Floricanto has created this event that celebrates the children of Los Angeles through the Arts. Youth ensembles from throughout the city of Los Angeles will be featured for this event. It will take place at 1:00 pm. at the Floricanto Center for the Performing Arts The Center…See More
Kick back and enjoy the sounds of Funk spun by a live DJ while experiencing the creative process as graffiti artists transform canvas into a street art masterpiece. The finished artwork will be raffled off to a lucky audience member. Nosh on fare from trendy food vendors or nearby restaurants and take a moment to visit CAAM’s current exhibitions on view. This event is free and open to the public. See More
For 14 years CAAM has celebrated Literacy Day in conjunction with National Children’s Book Week. Join in the family fun-filled day of celebrity readers, storytellers, face painting, art projects, live performances, and prizes. Attendance is free. CAAM is located at 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles. For more information visit www.caamuseum.org.See More
Many remember scoring that goal or winning a race fondly from childhood. But growing up doesn’t have to mean the end of team sports! Two swimmers, Rossella Pescatori and Chris Wall, have kept competing as adults, which helps them both remember how they fell in love with the water in the first place. Pescatori, 45, was…See More
ENGAGING MEN AND BOYS TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHILE PROMOTING HEALTHY MANHOODDid you know April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month? The Positive Results Corporation is honored to collaborate with Tony Porter, A CALL TO MEN, Kaiser Permanente, Southern California Gas Company, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, to conduct an awareness conference, ‘Engaging Men to Prevent Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault While Promoting Healthy Manhood’. This event will be held on Saturday, April…See More