Be A BEST Friend!

Get involved and experience one of the most dynamic social and philanthropic groups in Los Angeles. LA's BEST Friends supports the LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program by connecting diverse young professionals and students to each other and their communities through volunteering, fundraising, public outreach and community building.

LA's BEST Friends celebrated their 10th anniversary! Click here to read about the group's history.

For more information or to get involved, please contact Sharon Feder, Director of Strategic Partnerships, at sharon.feder@lacity.org or at (213) 978-0790.

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Past Events

February First Friday 2014

February First Friday 2014

Lowman Elementary hosted BEST Friends for their LA's BEST Science Fair.

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First Friday December 2013

First Friday December 2013

Our BEST Friends board hosts, Jeff Goad and Jordan Kaye, refreshed LA's BEST students and BEST friends on the scientific method!

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 Park Day 2012

Park Day 2012

LA's BEST Friends had another successful day of outdoor play with the kids of LA's BEST this year! This year, activities included water baloon tosses, relay races, obstacle courses and more at Cheviot Hills Park. LA's BEST kids were also treated to lunch by the Fatburger truck.  Many thanks to our sponsors: DreamWorks Animation, Fatburger, Glaceau, Junk Food Clothing, PepsiCo, and Pop Chips.

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Young Ninjas at Politi - March First Friday

Young Ninjas at Politi - March First Friday

Courtesy of LA's BEST Friends Board Members, Young Ninjas USA taught students and volunteers at Politi all the moves needed to become a ninja!  Students learned to kick, dodge, and complete obstacle courses and even got to take home their own ninja headband!

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Dancing at Kim Elementary - February First Friday

Dancing at Kim Elementary - February First Friday

LA's BEST Friends brought in dance instructors to teach the students at Kim Elementary some new moves!

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Yoga at Shenandoah - December First Friday

Yoga at Shenandoah - December First Friday

LA's BEST Friends brought yoga to Shenandoah Elementary.  Students and volunteers participated in stretching, breathing exercises, and fun yoga-inspired games.  It was a relaxing way to end the week!

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