Census Goodwill Ambassadors – With the 2020 Census shaping the allocation of billions of government dollars, the 2020 Census Goodwill Ambassadors improved LA’s Census response rates in hard-to-count areas by mobilizing diverse community members to conduct neighbor-to-neighbor outreach and education
Mayor’s Crisis Response Team – The Mayor’s Crisis Response Team responds to homicides, suicides, domestic violence, serious traffic collisions and more. With more than 250 highly-trained volunteers, the Team ensures Angelenos have crisis care at their sides during their most traumatic moments.
Purposeful Aging LA – The Purposeful Aging LA initiative seeks to ensure that government meets the needs of LA’s aging populace. Key partners include the City and County of LA, the Milken Institute, AARP California, County of LA Community and Senior Services, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, and the UCLA Los Angeles Community Academic Partnership for Research in Aging.
Volunteer LA – Volunteer LA connects Angelenos with meaningful service opportunities that create positive change in our communities. It provides an online platform for people seeking volunteer opportunities and for nonprofits in need of volunteers. Learn more at letsvolunteerla.org.
Summer Night Lights – In neighborhoods at risk from gang activity, Summer Night Lights taps the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety’s Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) team, the LA Police Department, and the LA Recreation and Parks Department to keep 32 city parks open into the evening throughout the summer with free athletics, arts, learning, food, and health and wellness programming.
WiSTEM LA : Women In Stem – Los Angeles is home to one of the world’s fastest-growing and most dynamic tech and engineering sectors, and LA’s WiSTEM program was created to ensure that women are equitably included by providing support to women at every stage of their careers, including educational enrichment, mentorship and professional networking.
Youth Employment Pilot – The Youth Employment Pilot leverages research and analysis from USC and Boston Consulting Group to use technology to connect young people to career placements. Partners in debuting FindYourFuture.la include the LA Area Chamber of Commerce and the LA Economic and Workforce Development Department.