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LA County Community College Partnerships are Supercharging the Manufacturing Sector

LA County Community College Partnerships are Supercharging the Manufacturing Sector

While providing a workforce for the local manufacturing sector, community colleges are also impacting lives. “This course gave me the ability to change my life,”.. Read More →
Life-changing Innovation

Life-changing Innovation

Sophia came from Uganda to Los Angeles in 2016. She earned a living as a caregiver while sleeping on the floor of an apartment living.. Read More →
LA:RISE  – The Power of Social Enterprise

LA:RISE – The Power of Social Enterprise

LA:RISE is an innovative partnership that unites the City and County of Los Angeles to help people with high employment barriers get jobs, stay employed,.. Read More →
Interview with Grace Robinson Hyde, Sanitation Districts of LA County, GM

Interview with Grace Robinson Hyde, Sanitation Districts of LA County, GM

As a critical piece of infrastructure, wastewater management is key to a modern economy and the accompanying increased productivity of our region. The Sanitation Districts.. Read More →
Ampaire: Expanding electric transportation to aviation

Ampaire: Expanding electric transportation to aviation

Ampaire, with a vision to create electric aircraft to help solve the problems of high operating costs and environmental impact among commercial air travel, is.. Read More →
Project GRAD – “Inspiring Students, Transforming Lives”

Project GRAD – “Inspiring Students, Transforming Lives”

For Project GRAD Los Angeles (PGLA), founded in 1999 as the first college access and success organization embedded in high schools in the northeast San.. Read More →
Working Toward Anti-Recidivism

Working Toward Anti-Recidivism

April 9, 2018 marked the four-year anniversary of Kent Mendoza’s release from ICE-detention facility and prison. He now represents the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC), its members,.. Read More →
Investing In A Pathway Forward

Investing In A Pathway Forward

Anitra Eddington is a young woman with a strong sense of purpose, and with definite goals for her life.  She recently completed the Dental Assistant.. Read More →
Granada Hills Charter High – leading the way in STEM education

Granada Hills Charter High – leading the way in STEM education

Granada Hills Charter High School (GHC) is providing opportunities for high school students to enter growing STEM career fields. The school’s robotics team, Robodox (“robot.. Read More →
Economic inclusion in Long Beach through “Everyone In”

Economic inclusion in Long Beach through “Everyone In”

Long Beach is the second largest city in LA County, seventh largest city in the state and 36th largest city in the nation. With those.. Read More →
Investing In Our People – Investing In Our Youth

Investing In Our People – Investing In Our Youth

Para Los Niños serves over 6,000 students, from infants to young adults, in over 10 locations throughout LA County. Their six early education centers and.. Read More →
iDream Space: Building a Bridge for International Trade

iDream Space: Building a Bridge for International Trade

iDream Space is building bridges between Chinese and American companies and entrepreneurs by providing a unique one-stop service for its members. According to iDream Space.. Read More →
Interview with Phil Washington, Metro CEO

Interview with Phil Washington, Metro CEO

Propel L.A. had the great opportunity to work with the Metro Communications Department on the following interview with Metro CEO, Phil Washington. Following are his.. Read More →
VNTANA: Technology and Community Leaders

VNTANA: Technology and Community Leaders

VNTANA is doing ground-breaking work in the field of AR – Augmented Reality a.k.a. holograms. CEO Ashley Crowder and COO Ben Conway have introduced the.. Read More →
Kaiser Permanente seeks to CULTIVATE community health

Kaiser Permanente seeks to CULTIVATE community health

Kaiser Permanente provides affordable, high-quality healthcare services to improve the health of its members and the communities they serve. Kaiser Permanente has demonstrated its impact.. Read More →
A second chance at loving life.

A second chance at loving life.

2nd Call 2nd Call founder, Skipp Townsend, found his calling to help ex-offenders while attending a Jim Brown Amer-I-Can workshop. He realized that his own.. Read More →
Chai Energy

Chai Energy

Chai Energy is a free mobile app, empowering its users with tools to make smart energy choices. Chai identifies energy-saving opportunities based on a user’s.. Read More →
First 5 LA – Welcome Baby

First 5 LA – Welcome Baby

Welcome Baby is a home-visiting program for new caregivers and babies focused on providing support in parenting, breastfeeding, emotional well-being and self-care, and child development.. Read More →