Alumni Justin Zepeda shares how his discovery of football at LA’s BEST earned him a football scholarship to college.
Alumni Darío Herrera recounts how his time on the Dance & Drill team impacted his childhood and beyond.
From “luau day” to handing out stickers, read how George Lee brought a sense of community and joy to the Grab & Go sites.
Read how a student’s love for basketball -- and support from staff member George Lee -- taught him valuable life lessons and helped him succeed in school.
Alumni Miguel found confidence in his writing skills thanks to his LA's BEST Coach's support. Now, he leads a successful career as a journalist, writer, and producer.
Watch this video of Vanessa talking about memories and lessons learned at LA's BEST, and its impact on her and the community.
Alumni Mayra shares how she developed her learning skills and stepped out of her comfort zone to become who she is today.
How Samantha learned to take the initiative in LA’s BEST.
Jessie shares how she built a meaningful relationship with a troubled student, which made the student's mother feel supported.
Alumni Dennise Amaya tells us about how she found safety and support at LA's BEST.
Alumni Ashley Ramirez-Martinez explains how LA's BEST helped her navigate the educational system, and how it empowered her to pursue a career in medicine.
Watch this video of staff meeting the immediate needs of our community by serving over 500,000 meals five days a week.
Alumni Wendy Ruiz tells us how LA’s BEST introduced her to a world she never knew.