When you’re this big and this good, people notice.

LA’s BEST is recognized as one of the nation’s top afterschool programs.

We have been featured in leading publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Every day there are noteworthy accomplishments — big and small — and exciting news. From one child figuring out how to keep a marshmallow tower standing with one more marshmallow, to our Chief Operating Officer receiving the California Expanded Learning Visionary Leadership Award.

Please also visit our Advocacy page for updates on our advocacy efforts.

Media Events

Michaela Pereira, honoree, at the 2017 LA's BEST Family Brunch.

We are eager to share our stories.

LA’s BEST students from economically distressed neighborhoods are charting their path to becoming lifelong learners and valuable contributors to our community. LA’s BEST staff and supporters are contributing to improving our communities. These are the “feel good” stories we need to dominate our headlines.

For all media inquiries, please contact Sharon Feder, Director of Communications at Sharon.Feder@lacity.org or 213.978.0801.

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