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Comic Expo brings joy of reading to South Central

Just one week after L.A. Comic Con, another comic expo comes to Los Angeles – South Central Los Angeles! A Place Called Home will host its third annual Comic Art & Literacy Expo (CALE) on October 19, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The expo is free,…

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APCH Shaheen Scholar soars at top firm and NASA

The APCH Shaheen Scholarship program helps make higher education a reality for many of our members. It’s exciting to see our young scholars spread their wings in college, and we love receiving updates from them about their undergraduate adventures.

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The Life-Changing Power Of Music

At A Place Called Home, we firmly believe that experiences in the arts teach children to cultivate creativity, collaborate, invent, and innovate with peers. Additionally, arts education has a major impact on cognitive development and social…

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Everyone deserves a place to call home

Earlier this year, Angelenos received disappointing news: the 2019 Homeless Count revealed that homelessness increased 12% in Los Angeles County since last year.* In South Los Angeles alone, more than 9,600 residents are homeless. A severe lack of…

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Summer Magic At A Place Called Home

At A Place Called Home, the summer months are the busiest time of year for our campus. With local schools on summer break, most kids have nowhere to go during the day and our members rely on APCH to provide a safe space.

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Q&A With Darrell Bryson, APCH Athletics Program Lead

At A Place Called Home, we’re passionate about instilling good health practices in the lives of kids and their families. Young people need to run, play, and exercise in a safe space. Most kids thrive in this kind of environment — whether it’s…

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Two world-class music events come to The Bridge Theater

South Central might not be the first destination that comes to mind when listing Los Angeles's artistic hubs, but A Place Called Home is deeply committed to sharing art with members, families and the broader South Los Angeles community. Two exciting…

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How Our Youth P.R.E.P. For The Future!

We’re committed to helping APCH youth take ownership of their lives and futures, pursue their aspirations with planning and hard work, and never give up. When South Central youth enter their teenage years, the risks and adversities they face amplify.…

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We're about to send our 433rd member to college!

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Get A L.I.F.E. — Become A Mentor

The power of mentoring unlocks a life our teens never dreamed possible.

Our work is never done in isolation. But many of the youth we serve experience isolation in their schools and homes. Not having someone to connect with and talk to leads to…

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