All Peoples announces S. Mark Taper Foundation Grant
All Peoples Community Center has been selected as an S. Mark Taper Foundation Grant Recipient!
LOS ANGELES, CA (January 9, 2019): All Peoples Community Center is honored to be announced as an S. Mark Taper Foundation Grant Recipient.
“We are proud to announce and gratefully acknowledge the very generous support of the S. Mark Taper Foundation to strengthen and expand our Family Resource Center programs in the coming year. In just our 2nd year as one of 16 designated Family Resource Centers for the City of Los Angeles, All Peoples has been ranked as one of the top performers in improving educational and financial attainment. We welcome the S. Mark Taper Foundation on our journey forward in providing these critical services to the people who need them most.” – Seth Walworth, Board Chair of All Peoples Community Center
The S. Mark Taper Foundation, founded in 1989, is a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of people’s lives by supporting nonprofit organizations and their work in our communities.
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.