Families Press for High-Quality Food in South, East Los Angeles

November 17, 2020

Through a countywide fund and community mobilization, United Parents and Students (UPAS) is working to combat food inequality across South and East Los Angeles.

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Students and Families Unite to Address Food Instability

June 29, 2020

Earlier this year United Parents and Students (UPAS) in partnership with One Family Los Angeles, launched a grocery voucher campaign to get money and resources into the hands of families in vulnerable communities with limited access to food. Through these efforts over $30,000 in grocery vouchers have been distributed to…

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Supporting Our Communities During COVID-19

April 16, 2020

Today, the role of public education is more important than ever. As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Green Dot remains committed in our mission to serve the most vulnerable communities and ensure all students are prepared for college, leadership, and life.

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Green Dot Students Inspire Community Giving

December 20, 2019

During the month of December, a child might mistake the Associated Student Body meeting room at Ánimo Leadership Charter High School with Santa’s workshop. Inside the meeting space, you’ll meet a sea of smiling faces, some arranged in neat lines organizing toys, clothes, and shoes, while others enclose gifts in bright wrapping paper and adorn them with bows.

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Just Keep Livin Foundation: “Conscious Living”

February 14, 2019

Anthony Thomas, math teacher at Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School was recognized by the just keep livin Foundation (JKL) for his work with students and service to the community.

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