Sharing Tools & Supports for Mental Health Needs

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In the spirit of bringing in role models for navigating life after foster care, our partners at Art + Practice hosted […]

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Apprenticeships Empower Youth to Grow and Achieve!

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When Jacob, 21 years old, joined our Apprenticeship program to work at Family Harvest Farm in Pittsburgh, CA, he wasn’t […]

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Financial Literacy Workshops with JP Morgan Chase

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This National Financial Literacy Month, First Place for Youth partnered with JP Morgan Chase for an ongoing six-week Financial Health workshop series to […]

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Kinkade Legislation Signing

Press Release: Mississippi Governor to Celebrate Historic Legislation for Foster Youth

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Mississippi governor grants foster youth, ages 18-21, scholarships and the right to rent as adults Foster youth successfully advocate for […]

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Press Release: Conrad Hilton Foundation Selects First Place for Youth for Grant in LA

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Conrad Hilton Foundation Selects First Place for Youth for Multi-year grant to improve foster care in Los Angeles region OAKLAND, […]

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National Partners Bring Services to Foster Youth

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See how the My First Place™ Network is making more possible for transition-age foster youth across the U.S.

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Behind the Scenes of “Life After Foster Care”

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Published last week in print and on the LADYGUNN website, Life After Foster Care shares portraits and stories of former foster youth in their […]

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United in Action – Career Exploration at LAX

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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.

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Creating Career Exploration Opportunities with United Airlines

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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

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United for Success

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United Airlines and First Place for Youth came together in July to celebrate the airlines $1M investment in our Los Angeles programs

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Funder Recognition

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First Place is proud to be a grantee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles

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Glassybaby Open Studio Supports First Place

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Glassybaby’s open studio glassblowing lessons offer a novel experience and the chance to support local organizations like First Place for Youth.

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50 Fund Game Changers: Super Bowl 50 Media Wrap-Up

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As recipients of a Super Bowl Host Committee “Game Changer” grant, First Place for Youth and the #WhenIWas18 campaign were […]

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First Place Awarded Super Bowl 50 Grant

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As reported in the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee will be distributing […]

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WHY Education and Employment Center

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First Place youth in Los Angeles are thriving, thanks to a generous donation from Women Helping Youth (WHY).

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National Foster Youth Institute Job Shadowing Training

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The National Foster Youth Institute held a three day Job Shadowing training in the First Place for Youth Los Angeles office from January […]

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My New Red Shoes

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The My New Red Shoes organization helps homeless and low-income kids look and feel confident by providing them with new shoes and […]

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6th Annual Maximum Impact Golf Tournament a Success!

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First Place for Youth and Kaiser Permanente thank all who came out to support a great cause! Our 6th Annual […]

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