Tag Archives: youth programs

RTS Graduation Celebration! Ready to Succeed

On May 16, the Chief Clubhouse in Los Angeles was abuzz with excitement and inspiration as over 150 supporters, foundation […more…]

Happy Trails for Kids: Give Foster Children Their Childhood Back Happy Trails for Kids

“Summer was always the hardest part,” explains Carolina Wolf. Carolina entered foster care when she was 13 years old. “Summer […more…]

Ready To Succeed Empowers Underserved Students to Graduate College and Launch Successful Careers Ready to Succeed

Few foster youth and first-generation college students ever make it to their graduation. The numbers are dismal. As little as […more…]

Happy Trails for Kids Lets Foster Kids Celebrate Childhood Happy Trails for Kids

For most kids, summer equals fun. Vacations. Camp. Exciting adventures with families and friends.  But that is often not true […more…]

Ready To Succeed is Ready to Take the Next Leap Ready to Succeed

Ready To Succeed, which has set countless youth exiting the turbulence of foster care on their paths to career stability […more…]

‘Applause is Empowering’ and Transformational for Young People Fernando Pullum Center

Fernando Pullum was always told he’d end up in prison. But the trumpet player, raised by his great-grandmother, discovered music […more…]

Teaching the Cowboy Code of the West Urban Saddles

Every Saturday, a then-five-year-old Ghuan Featherstone would put on his cowboy outfit, sit in front of the TV, and tune […more…]

Ready to Succeed Ready to Succeed

Former film executive and entrepreneur Romi Lassally’s children were in high school when she began envisioning a career mentorship program […more…]

Drawing on Art to Learn P.S. Arts

Anyone who doubts the benefit, nay, necessity of the arts in public schools should meet Dr. Kristen Paglia. Within minutes, […more…]

Give Music Mastery, Change Lives Indelibly The Harmony Project

There’s no secret that there’s power in music. At the Los Angeles-based Harmony Project, giving children the power to play […more…]

Happy Trails for Kids offers L.A. Foster Kids a Summer Camp All Their Own Happy Trails for Kids

For the millions of American kids who get to go year after year, summer camp exists on its own special […more…]