Workshop: Southern California is a resource, a connector, and a community of people working together to build a national movement of employment-focused social enterprises throughout Southern California. REDF’s role in regional partnership building is to convene the practitioner community, build local social enterprise capacity through the venture philanthropy approach, and connect social enterprises to each other for peer-to-peer learning, and cultivate cross-sector opportunities to grow and employ more people.
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Mayor Garcetti announces $10 million investment in jobs program for formerly incarcerated Angelenos
LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that Los Angeles has received a three-year, $10 million grant from the California Department of Transportation to extend New Roads to Second Chances — a program that gives formerly incarcerated Angelenos training, support, and jobs maintaining and cleaning our roads.
L.A.'s Homelessness Crisis: How Did We Get Here?
Two years ago, Union Rescue Mission CEO Reverend Andy Bales lost his right leg due to flesh-eating bacteria on Skid Row. It was only then, he says, that the city declared a state of emergency for the infamous section of downtown Los Angeles.
LA:RISE Provides Employment to the Hardest Hit
Around this time last year, Jennifer Bryden, a mother of three boys, thought she had finally found employment. “I was kind of excited that I found a job,” Bryden said. “It was my first year being sober and clean, and it was in November and right before Christmas.”
Welcome To The LA Food Bank That Works Like A Grocery Store
It's called World Harvest and anybody can shop there — including you. Yes, really.