The Armory builds on the power of art to transform lives and communities through creating, teaching and presenting the arts. They offer exhibitions and activities throughout the year. Admission is free. Check out the calendar for upcoming events: http://www.armoryarts.org/armory-calendar/calendar/
Discover the art, history, and cultures of the American West! Located in beautiful Griffith Park, the Autry features world-class galleries filled with Native American art and artifacts, film memorabilia, historic firearms, paintings, and more. Throughout the year, the Autry also presents a wide range of public events and programs—including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family activities, and music—and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.
The branch offers full-time educational programs operated by the Los Angeles Unified School District, Division of Adult and Career Education. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Programs include: English as a Second Language (ESL), Math and English skills remediation, High School Equivalency Test Preparation (HiSET), high school diploma classes and short-term career technical training and job placement assistance.
We assist youth to succeed in school, our Center provides tutoring and homework assistance to elementary, middle, and high school students.
Barrio Action enriches educational learning with activities that promote positive alternatives to their environment. Activities include basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, tae kwon do, outdoor activities such as hiking and field trips, dance and music classes.
College Corner provides college information and counseling and guidance to youth and young adults on their educational aspirations. Assistance with college and financial aid applications are also included.
Olive Crest provides Mental health, Residential, Education and Wraparound services. Mental health staff are integrated into Olive Crest programs our goal is to provide high-quality and effective care that will lead children, youth, and families to healing, wholeness, and stronger relationships with one another. Our Residential program allows teens to live in a caring environment appropriate for their age, gender, and background. Youth are empowered to choose a positive lifestyle through services that are individual, unique, and implemented with dignity.
Every year, BBBSLA reaches approximately 1,500 youth through five unique mentoring programs that reach children and youth in their communities, schools, and in the workplace. By building a strong, one-to-one and professionally-supported mentoring relationship to serve as a foundation for transformative impact and life skills learning, BBBSLA’s innovative approaches to expanding mentoring opportunities help to close both the achievement and opportunity gaps that exist for too many children and youth.
The Boyle Heights FamilySource Center is a "one-stop-shop" for families that offers free children/ youth and adult education and training programs. Children and Youth services include: One on One Academic Support Services with LAUSD PSA counselor; Weekly Afterschool Tutoring Services; Youth Leadership Program; Mentoring; College Awareness & College Trips; Recreational Programs; Case Management; and Mental Health Services.
YouthBuild Charter School of California (YCSC) holds a unique place in the landscape of California’s public charter schools. As a competency-based dropout recovery school, it seeks to provide a high school education that leads to a diploma for a distinct group of students. Students enroll at YouthBuild programs over-aged, under-credited, or both, in order to receive vocational training, counseling, leadership development and an education.