Summer of Learning
The 2014 LA Summer of Learning (SOL) program transformed the City into a campus of learning for our most underserved youth.
54,659 students participated
28,630 youth-learning badges issued
150 community based partners
Launched in May 2014, the LA Summer of Learning (SOL) program transformed the City into a campus of learning for our most underserved youth. Youths earned digital badges that focused on workforce skills training and development in the areas of science and technology. With over 150 partners that provided content for interactive online and offline learning, youth pursued skill development in a multitude of areas that interested them.
Employment & Workforce Development Department
LA Unified School District
Programs Similar to Summer of Learning
The City’s youth employment initiative coordinates public and private resources to expand job opportunities for L.A.’s next generation of talent.
Providing access to job, educational and recreational opportunities for youths aged 14-24.
Launched the City’s first College Promise program, offering two years of free community college to Los Angeles Unified School District graduates, which became a model for all of California.