Boys and Girls Clubs of Los Angeles Harbor has success with the Everychild College Bound Program. Learn more here.
The National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) announced that Jacqueline J. Caster, Founder and President, the Everychild Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides grants easing the suffering of children in the Los Angeles area, is the recipient of a special award, The Nancy Daly Advocacy Award, which was presented at the 28th annual LEWIS HINE AWARDS
“Attorney General Eric Holder launched the Defending Childhood initiative on September 23, 2010, to address a national crisis: the exposure of America’s children to violence as victims and as witnesses…Children’s exposure to violence, whether as victims or witnesses, is often associated with long-term physical, psychological, and emotional harm. Children exposed to violence are also at
Please read this very disturbing article in this week’s Los Angeles Times (the first link) and then my letter to the editor (the second link) which was published shortly thereafter. I guarantee you will all be just as furious as I was: http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-foster-wings-20131007,0,3423800.story http://www.latimes.com/opinion/letters/la-le-1009-wednesday-foster-care-20131009,0,1897095.story
Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent? Los Angeles County is experiencing a critical need for qualified foster parents. The County, with the nation’s largest child welfare system, simply does not have enough caring foster parents and families volunteering to care for these vulnerable children. Everychild members are invited to attend An Open Conversation on Becoming
The Everychild Foundation was mentioned in an Op-Ed piece in The Los Angeles Times on September 3rd. It was written by Janis Spire, President and CEO of The Alliance for Children’s Rights, our 2012 grantee. To read the article, click here.
As the summer winds down, Everychild members gear up to select our next $1 million grant in October. The two candidates, The Children’s Clinic and The Eisner Pediatric and Family Medical Center, have been hard at work the past three months putting together their final proposals to present at our Annual Grant Hearing. Everychild members
From Jackie: Lots of exciting Everychild activity coming this fall as we prepare to select our 14th grant and bring our total grants made to roughly $12 million since our inception. We will also be planning some fascinating salons, so members should stay tuned. First up will be State Senator Ted Lieu speaking about his