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Los Angeles Service Academy

How do LA’s youth experience LA and how do they imagine LA’s future? LASA students become problem-solvers and visionaries of both the LA of today and of tomorrow.

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  • LEARN ·2019 Grants Challenge

    Students Working Together to Engage with and Transform LA

    LASA has a proven history and seeks support to continue this work to expand its foundational skills training of student activists; create additional partnerships - specifically with foster care students and new schools; ease transportation concerns; and introduce new modules on the decolonization of LA's water history, environmental impact, and the county-wide opportunities and infrastructural work involved in the 2028 Olympics.

  • LEARN ·2018 Grants Challenge

    Students Engaging Los Angeles

    How do LA’s youth experience LA and how do they imagine LA’s future? LASA invites them to consider how they are problem-solvers and visionaries of both the LA of today and of tomorrow.

  • LEARN ·2016 Grants Challenge

    Los Angeles is a Puzzle; Together We Make Sense of It

    LASA empowers a diverse group of LA's youth to not only understand the complexities of civic infrastructure, but be the problem-solvers and visionaries of our city’s immediate and far-flung future.

  • CONNECT ·2015 Grants Challenge

    The Los Angeles Service Academy

    We seek philanthropic support to fund LASA's ongoing operations and next cohort of student participants in the 2016-2017 programmatic year. Specifically, LASA brings together high school juniors from all over Los Angeles County for an intensive week in the summer, plus one Saturday per month during the school year. Each meeting combines experts with field trips tied to themes critical to civic life in LA: transit, governance, water, the LA River, the harbor, law enforcement, food/housing, etc.

  • LEARN ·2014 Grants Challenge

    The Los Angeles Service Academy

    LASA teaches high school students how things work in Southern California.