A partnership with Mark Bradford’s Art + Practice allows First Place to open our second Los Angeles office, putting the organization on track to double the number of youth served in Southern California.

Other highlights

  • First Place launches a single-site housing program through a partnership with Alameda Point Collaborative, allowing us to provide our most in-need youth with additional supervision and guidance
  • As we approach our 18th birthday, First Place recruits NFL stars and other celebrities for the #WhenIWas18 campaign to raise awareness of the unique challenges and concerns facing foster youth on the edge of adulthood