Bell Shelter, meanwhile, gains funding approval for 225 beds, some of which will be reserved for veterans. A typical work day for Krystina Robinson sounds something like this: “So, what are you passionate about?” “What excites you?” “Where do you want to be long
Twenty-five years ago, Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley lifted a dusk-to-dawn curfew, signaling the official end of the L.A. riots. But for many, it marked the beginning of a long and painful road to restoration. According to the State Office of
By Robert Brennan - Ever wonder what it must be like to be homeless? On June 30, supporters of The Salvation Army’s Southern California Division got a sense when they participated in SleepOut LA at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Salvation
For 66 years, The Salvation Army’s Los Angeles Red Shield has sat in the heart of the city’s Pico-Union neighborhood, a crowded community just west of downtown long plagued by poverty and gang violence. “There’s just a lot of history here,”
Key partnerships and increased focus on outreach help Haven program serve twice as many vets. By Chadwick Phillips - Roughly 12,000 veterans are expected to relocate to Southern California in 2016, according to a recent study by the University of Southern California.
The role of community feedback in cultivating a more sustainable future What does your vision of a better Los Angeles look like? An ambitious, innovative effort called LA2050 eagerly wants to know. In September, LA2050 launched its third My LA2050 Grants Challenge,
The Salvation Army Alegria provides a clean, safe environment for homeless families with special needs in the heart of Los Angeles. By Chadwick Phillips - The Salvation Army Alegria, located in the heart of Los Angeles, opened its doors in 2001 and
The first Special Olympic Games, founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, took place in 1968 to give athletes with intellectual disabilities a chance to compete. Since then, it has grown into a global movement with over 4 million athletes at its