Lost Angels Children's Project

Founded in 2014 and incorporated in 2015, Lost Angels Children’s Project (LACP) has a mission to serve disadvantaged youth, young adults, families, and distressed communities through innovative vocational training, social enterprise and traditional outreach programs.


4 Submitted Ideas

  • CREATE ·2021 Grants Challenge

    Lost Angels Work Program for Transitional Aged Youth

    Lost Angels Children's Project offers a vocational training social enterprise program that provides high-needs transitional aged youth (TAY) with hands-on job training, career development, paid apprenticeship, and wraparound supportive services. Over one-year, the Lost Angels Work Program will teach, mentor and support approximately 36 students from the Antelope Valley. Graduates of the program will have the knowledge, skills and ability to immediately secure employment at a living wage ($17-25/hr), with benefits, in high demand industries.

  • CREATE ·2020 Grants Challenge
    🎉 Winner

    Good Life Manufacturing

    LACP respectfully request support for Good Life Mfg., a 12-week industrial arts vocational training and skills development program that serves opportunity youth ages 18-24 in the Antelope Valley. As a social enterprise, LACP students —who are at-risk for homelessness or joblessness—will go through a paid apprenticeship to build furniture using welding, fabrication and woodworking skills. Support from LA2050 will ensure that LACP can implement the project at full capacity to teach a 10-student cohort every 12-weeks throughout the year.

  • LEARN ·2019 Grants Challenge
    🎉 Finalist

    Vocational Training for At-Risk and Foster Youth

    Lost Angels Children's Project (LACP) offers a vocational training and life skills development program after-school for disadvantaged youth in the under-resourced community of Lancaster. LACP provides a unique educational experience with hands-on learning by engaging in classic car repair and customization. The program prevents joblessness and homelessness, and promotes self-confidence, self-sufficiency and self-worth for more than 50 at-risk youth ages 13-19, most of which are in foster care.

  • LEARN ·2016 Grants Challenge
    🎉 Winner

    Skills development, creative expression and team building through classic car restoration.

    Lost Angels Children's Project engages at-risk youth through classic car restoration and customization to learn a trade, gain life skills and become empowered through team building activities.