Community Build

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Amount:
$20,000
Year:
2010
Field of Interest:
Gang Prevention & Intervention
Program Name:
Gang Reduction Program
Grant Type:
General Community
Grant Website
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ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Established in 1992 in response to civil unrest, Community Build, Inc. works to revitalize low-income communities and promote economic development in South Los Angeles. It provides education, training, employment, and supportive services that promote self-sufficiency. Programs provide youth with case management, life skills, tattoo removal, tutoring, college preparation and retention, job training and placement, and recreation and cultural programs.

GRANT PURPOSE

The Gang Reduction Program  provides gang members from Southwest Los Angeles who wish to leave the gang lifestyle with an artist-in-residence program in which they develop a short film that demystifies gang affiliation.