When we talk about the work of First Place, it’s often in terms of helping foster youth beat the odds […]
On April 17, First Place joined the United team for an inside look at the jobs that keep the airline running, and the skills for succeeding with the company.
On March 21, First Place hosted a career day for program participants at our Wilshire Boulevard office. The event was the latest in an ongoing series of employment-focused activities planned in partnership with United Airlines
United Airlines and First Place for Youth came together in July to celebrate the airlines $1M investment in our Los Angeles programs
On May 17, First Place for Youth hosted long-time supporters and their guests, current and former participants, and our staff at an evening celebrating the organization’s 20th anniversary. The event offered and opportunity to acknowledge and honor the work of those who have made First Place what it is today.
At First Place, we know that all of our young people have the potential to achieve long-term success and self-sufficiency. […]
First Place for Youth was among those honored at the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles’ “Your Time to Shine” event in May.
“When you get into First Place, you have all these plans and it’s easy to get overwhelmed,” Dre is the first one to admit that when he moved into his First Place for Youth apartment, he wasn’t prepared for all the intensive support the program provides.
First Place youth in Los Angeles are thriving, thanks to a generous donation from Women Helping Youth (WHY).
The National Foster Youth Institute held a three day Job Shadowing training in the First Place for Youth Los Angeles office from January […]
Sheldon joined First Place in Los Angeles in 2010. With a place he can call home, he’s focused on his education and future.