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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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Should I Join a Nonprofit Organization's Board of Directors?

Volunteer Leadership at the Highest Level

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It Takes A Village . . . A Really Big Village

Community partnerships are crucial to our ability to improve the lives of the kids and families we serve.

We know we can’t do our work alone. Our community partners support us through volunteerism, funding, food for our Thanksgiving celebration and…

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Moved By Stories: Theater Opens Doors For Youth In Los Angeles

“I want to show these kids stories about their lives and to show them who they can be.”

We’re all moved by stories. They have the power to help us better understand the world and each other. Recently, we sat down with Theater Facility Manager Efrain…

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Empowering Our Community With Civics And Community Engagement Programs


Every one of us can contribute to building healthy communities.

At A Place Called Home, we’re providing civics and community engagement programs to empower youth and ensure that their voices are heard and included in the changes to come in our…

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New: The Transforming Power of Home

Kids just want to be kids. For that, they need safety and love.

Too many young people in South Central Los Angeles face poverty, danger and adversity that forces them to grow up way too fast.

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What does it mean to be a man in the 21st century?

All of us are on a journey.

For some, the path appears straight as an arrow from beginning to end. For most, it bends and curves. There are intersections and roadblocks. Sometimes, we may even hit what appears to be a dead-end.

That’s why, at A Place…

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