C5 Youth Foundation of Southern California (“C5LA”)
C5LA inspires high-potential youth from under-resourced environments in LA County to pursue personal success, prepare them for leadership roles in college, work and community, and to motivate them to become role models for others.
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2 Submitted Ideas
- LEARN ·2015 Grants Challenge
C5LA serves kids at high risk for school dropout due to poverty, precarious living circumstances, and prevalence of gangs in their neighborhoods. Our 5-year program of leadership camps, college/career prep, and service learning helps students realize their true potential. C5LA gets at-risk youth to college; however, many are unable to stay the course. Funding from LA2050 will enable C5LA to implement college retention initiatives for this vulnerable population to persist and succeed in college.
- LEARN ·2014 Grants Challenge
C5LA's proposed project develops future leaders, helps youth graduate high school and attend college, and teaches the value of giving back.