All Peoples is proud to announce and grateful for the generous support of The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation in partnership with the LA84 Foundation who have awarded All Peoples with a $25,000 grant to refurbish our community center basketball court. All Peoples’ South Central Sports League and collaborative partner PF Bresee Foundation received the 2nd $25,000 grant awarded by the foundations.
“We are excited to share the news with the PF Bresee Foundation and the All Peoples Community Center,” said Sherrie Deans, Executive Director of the NBPA Foundation. “Both of these organizations play integral roles in their respective neighborhoods, offering safe spaces for children to play and engage in their communities. We look forward to working with both groups and kicking off these refurbishment projects in the coming months.”
All Peoples Youth Staff also had the opportunity to attend LA84’s annual youth sports summit. The theme was “Play Equity: Elevating the Game for Our Kids” and focused on how youth sports, structured play and physical activity catalyze positive life outcomes for young people.
We would like to acknowledge and thank The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation and the LA84 Foundation for their support and investment in our youth, family and community.
Meta World Peace, former Los Angeles Laker presented the award!
About All Peoples Community Center
All Peoples Community Center (All Peoples) is an all-encompassing neighborhood center whose mission is to provide social services and programs that empower individuals and promote community, respect, and self-determination for all.
Founded in 1942, All Peoples has served as a true safe haven and trusted place for low-income children and families in South Los Angeles. Today, All Peoples provides a myriad of social and educational services to more than 6,600 people per year in its 20,000-square-foot center located in a residential area of South LA’s Vernon-Central neighborhood, immediately south of downtown Los Angeles. Services are designed to achieve the following goals: to help children succeed at each stage of development; to strengthen and support individuals and families and build community; to prevent violence and crime in the community and the home; to address the root causes of gang involvement; to provide job training and create job opportunities; and to help seniors stay active and engaged.
All Peoples is a vibrant hub of activity for children, youth, and families six days a week, year-round. Services include licensed extended day childcare, after school programs, academic tutoring, a computer lab, summer camp, summer jobs, an alternative high school, workforce development and career assistance, financial literacy and education, parenting classes, domestic violence support groups, food distribution, a community micro-garden, a senior volunteer program, and more.
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