Wednesday, August 26, 2015

You can SAVE the Salesian Boys &Girls Club of Los Angeles

The Salesian Boys &Girls Club of East Los Angeles is asking for your support. Many illustrious celebrities have joined together to spread the word such as Mike Wahlberg, Angela Bassett, Michael Bay, Courtney B. Vance, Jerry Bruckheimer and many more via twitter. Actor Michael Pena offered his support by narrating their very touching PSA directed by Joe Kelly.

The Salesian Boys & Girls Club offers several impactful programs to the youth of East LA and Boyle Heights. The program is in urgent need of funding to keep its doors open.

Here is a tweet that some of the celebrities are spreading around:
If everyone tells people to #DonateOneDollar and # great things can happen. @SalesianClubsLA VID: http://bit.ly/1JglX14

To donate or find out more information about Salesian Boys & Girls Club LA please go to their website.

Take a look at the PSA entitled "You Are My Sunshine"

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Essence Magazine, Steve Harvey and The Disney Dreamers Academy are Looking for High School Dreamers

Photo Credit: Essence Magazine

If you or someone you know are a high school student (ages 13-19) with BIG dreams and goals then the Disney Dreamers Academy is looking for YOU!

Walt Disney Company, Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine have partnered together in creating the Disney Dreamers Academy which is designed to inspire and empower young high school students to go after their dreams while being the change they want to see in  their communities and the world.

Students will experience life changing events such as personal development and career workshops as well as networking opportunities with cast members, celebrities, community and industry leaders.

According to Steve Harvey's Website  this year marks the 8 year anniversary of the Dreamers Academy which has served over 700 young dreamers in making his/her dreams come true.

Applications for the 2016 class are currently being accepted until October 30, 2015. You can get more info or apply by clicking here.


Spread the word!!!

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

LEAD in your Career and Education This Academic Year

Leadership Through Empowerment Action and Dialogue, Inc. (LEAD) will be hosting info sessions for young leaders who are ready to earn their high school diploma/jump start their career. If you are between the age of 18-24, living in the Los Angeles area, and ready to become an agent of social change through education and work experience then LEAD is the perfect place for you to be.

There are 4 info sessions to choose from. The dates are follows:
 Tuesday, August 18, 2015  at 10:00 AM
Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 4:00 PM

All of these info sessions will be held at LEAD YouthBuild Charter located at 2310 Pasadena Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90031

For more info please contact Rogelio Medina, Director of Educational Services at rmedina@youthbuildcharter.org or call (213) 596-7800.


For more info on LEAD, please go to LEAD, Inc.