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STEM Academy Of Hollywood To Send Nearly Half Of Applicants To UCLA

STEM Academy of Hollywood to send 15 of 35 applicants to competitive university. Los Angeles Promise Zone and Promise Neighborhood school offered college and career assistance through Youth Policy Institute.

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Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Massieu And Ambassador To The U.A. Sada Launches Financial Empowerment Window In L.A.

With this expansion of the Ventanilla program, the largest population of foreign nationals in Los Angeles will gain access to important financial literacy resources, teaching them valuable budgeting skills needed to succeed in life.

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Aramark Mobilizes Employees To Improve The Health Of Los Angeles Families

Aramark employees bring health and wellness education and awareness programs to the Youth Policy Institute’s Ramona Elementary School as part of Aramark Building Community Day.

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City Council Approves $35 Million Development Of Hollywood Arts Creative; YPI As Lead Community-based Partner

The Los Angeles City Council selected the Actors Fund and Thomas Safran & Associates as the development team for the Hollywood Arts Collective, with YPI as the lead community-based partner. The new $35 million development will provide mixed-income affordable and market-rate housing with a preference for artists and space for nonprofit arts organizations, and is reinvigorating the landscape for local nonprofit arts organizations to support Hollywood as an accessible arts entertainment district.

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Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell Joins YPI And Vons To Launch L.A. Promise Zone Food Insecurity Nutrition Program

The goal of the Promise Zone is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty, and that effort can start with something as simple as a nutritious meal.

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U.S. Department Of Education Announces Youth Policy Institute Among Six Promise Neighborhood Winners In 2016 Competition


These grants will provide cradle-to-career support for at-risk children in communities across the country, offering meaningful resources that will help them achieve their potential.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti Joins Youth Policy Institute To Celebrate $30 Million Federal Grant

Los Angeles chosen alongside five other locations nationwide for Promise Neighborhood award to help communities launch, scale, and sustain educational supports and community-based services to meet the needs of children and families.

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Youth Policy Institute Awarded Nearly $1 Million To Address High Obesity Rates In The Los Angeles Promise Zone

By investing in our communities and the people that we serve, we are hopeful that we can make impactful, long-lasting changes for better health outcomes.

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LMU School Of Education And Queen’s University Belfast Partner In Teacher Exchange

What can educators at Catholic and Protestant schools in Northern Ireland learn from their counterparts 5,000 miles away at traditional public schools and public charter schools around Los Angeles—and vice versa?

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