YouthSource Civic Engagement
On Friday, February 1, 2019, All Peoples YourceSource participants attended the Los Angeles Community Action Team (LACAT) monthly meeting held at The VCN YouthSource Center 1006 E 28th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90011. This Youth Led event allows local youth to gather with their peers and discuss upcoming community involvement. Mirella Garcia and Jackie Martinez presented during the event as the group addressed topics including civic engagement opportunities, Jazz Festival participation and more.
The monthly community meeting is sponsored by LA CAT, CRCD – Coalition for Responsible Community Development, Opportunity Youth United, and Volunteers of America.
On Saturday, February 16, 2019, CRCD’s Los Angeles Community Action Team (LACAT) youth in partnership with Volunteers of America, Youthbuild, and All Peoples YouthSource gathered for Community Clean up. Youth, Family and Friends cleaned around Trinity Park 2415 Trinity Street, Los Angeles, CA 9011. Thank you to everyone that donated supplies and participated in helping to keep our neighborhood clean. *
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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