Transforming Communities, One Summer Night at a Time
July 3, 2013
By Gino Garcia Envision this: Summer time in southern California. Beaches, a slight breeze, kids out of school playing with other neighborhood kids, and a couple months to bask in the unrelenting summer sun. While this tends to be the predominant image, the narrative contrasts with that of many communities in our own L.A. County […]Read More
Investment in Summer Night Lights Leads to a Thriving L.A.
July 4, 2012
The Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD)’s Summer Night Lights program isn’t your run-of-the-mill summer youth program aiming to keep kids of the streets. Rather, Summer Night Lights, or as most Angelenos refer to it – SNL, is a community empowerment program investing in L.A.’s most violence-impacted neighborhoods. Since 2008, SNL has […]Read More
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