Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships
Higher Calling: L.A. County Increases its Reliance on Churches to Serve Foster Children
Lincoln Memorial Congregational Church didn’t have foster kids in mind when Pastor Gailen Reeves and his team created a teen mentoring program a decade ago. They just wanted to make sure that every young person at church had an adult hand to hold.
Prospective Los Angeles Leaders to Debate Children’s Issues
The leading candidates competing for the fifth district seat of the Los Angeles County Board Supervisors will articulate their positions on children’s issues on May 10 at 7:00 p.m. at Pasadena City College.
Los Angeles County Creates Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today to create a philanthropy liaison within the recently formed Office of Child Protection called the Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships. The recommendation to create the center came from a group of philanthropists–the Foster Care Funders Collaborative–led by Southern California Grantmakers (SCG), a regional association representing over 200 grantmakers.