Founded in 1972, 1736 Family Crisis Center (1736 FCC) provides emergency rehabilitative services to extremely vulnerable individuals, youth, families, and veterans facing life-threatening circumstances. 1736 FCC helps children, women, men, and families through crisis circumstances, including domestic violence, human trafficking, homelessness, abuse, neglect, substance use, poverty, and post-traumatic stress disorder. It works to improve their prospects for long-term housing, safety, survival, financial stability, and success. The agency addresses the needs of at-risk individuals through the following programs: 1) Human Trafficking; 2) Rapid Re-Housing for Abuse Survivors; 3) Legal Services; 4) Employment; and 5) Community Service Centers that offer mental health therapy, case management, legal and other services. 1736 FCC provides trauma-informed services to more than 6,000 individuals annually.
The Human Trafficking Program connects survivors of sex trafficking to services through its 24-hour hotline and helps those survivors achieve long-term safety, housing and self-sufficiency through outreach, safe shelter, and wraparound supportive services.
Founded in 1972, 1736 Family Crisis Center provides emergency, critical care, and rehabilitative services for extremely vulnerable, often injured children, families and individuals who are facing or fleeing life-threatening circumstances. It promotes long-term safety and self-sufficiency through a continuum of residential and outpatient services tailored to address individual needs.
The Domestic Violence Program provides training and support for therapists who will treat survivors and to support a Domestic Assault Response Team (DART) advocate who will help victims of domestic violence leave the batterer.
Founded in 2007, 1in6 helps men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. It helps to move these men from isolation and private anguish into active recovery by providing accurate and compassionate information, inspiration, and support. 1in6 offers a website for men to safely and anonymously educate themselves, training resources for service providers, and community awareness and engagement programming.
The Service Provider Training program provides training and technical assistance to service providers in the Los Angeles area, enhancing the quality and accessibility of services for male survivors.
Founded in 2007 by a group of Iranian Jewish young professionals 30 years after the Islamic Revolution, 30 Years After works to educate the Iranian American Jewish community on important political issues and promote participation and leadership in American political, civic, and Jewish life.
The Iranian-Jewish Community at Crossroads program increases Iranian-American Jews' participation in American civic and political affairs and inspires a commitment to Israel, social justice, and political action through educational events, student mentoring, and voter registration drives.
Founded in 2003, A Better LA (ABLA) aims to transform LA’s troubled communities into safe places and to provide other inner-cities with a research-based model for transformation. ABLA blends two approaches; hiring outreach workers to provide direct services, while also funding and providing guidance to these outreach workers' grassroots organizations.
The West Athens-Westmont Demonstration Project trains community outreach workers, provides supportive services, and engages stakeholders in a local taskforce.
Founded in 1991, A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) is dedicated to using art as a healing tool to empower and transform individuals and communities impacted by violence and trauma. Its art programs allow individuals to express and release feelings, process traumatic experiences, enable post-traumatic growth, and increase resiliency. In addition to its process work, AWBW provides comprehensive leadership training to shelter staff and volunteers and participates in community engagement to raise awareness.
Adult Windows provides therapeutic art intervention workshops for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and to provide training and support for new program leaders.
Founded in 2001, the Academy for Jewish Religion is a transdenominational, pluralistic institution dedicated to the training of rabbis, cantors, chaplains, and other Jewish communal leaders who are uniquely qualified to meet the needs of the 21st century American Jewish community.
The Interreligious Studies Programs prepares the next generation of Jewish clergy to promote trust, dialogue, and collaboration across religious boundaries.
Founded in 2015, Act.IL is a joint venture of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) of Herzliya and the Israeli-American Council (IAC). It works to create an online community that will promote a positive public opinion towards the state of Israel. Through social media platforms, it works to counter the growing trend of the boycott movement and the delegitimization of the state of Israel.
The Los Angeles Media Room mobilizes, trains, empowers, and engages hundreds of teens and young adults in the LA Jewish community to effectively advocate for Israel across social media platforms.
The Advancement Project (AP) was founded in 1999 by civil rights lawyers to reform public systems and achieve equity for underserved communities. Its four focus areas include: Urban Peace to reduce violence and promote community safety; Educational Equity to ensure adequate school facilities and resources; Healthy City, an online database/mapping program to promote data-driven decision making about resource allocation; and Equity in Public Funds to promote the equitable distribution of public resources.
The Safe Passage Program partners with law enforcement, LAUSD safety personnel, local school leaders and local business leaders to create safe routes for students walking to and from Gratts Elementary School, Berendo Middle School and John Leichty Middle School.
The Safe Passage & Prevention Toolkit allows the Advancement Project to leverage its expertise and respond comprehensively to numerous requests for information and assistance. Foundation funding supports content development, publication and distribution of this educational resource, and group training sessions for a minimum of 30 stakeholders within the Greater L.A. area.
To create safe routes for students walking to and from Gratts Elementary School, Berendo Middle School and John Leichty Middle School in the Belmont/Rampart area. ($20,000)
To develop, publish and distribute The Prevention/Intervention Toolkit and provide group training sessions to a minimum of 30 stakeholders. ($30,000)
Founded in 1981, The Aleph Institute provides social services to Jewish families in crisis; addresses the pressing religious, education, humanitarian, and advocacy needs of Jewish individuals in institutional environments; and implements solutions to significant issues related to the criminal justice system.
Project Tikvah provides intervention, support services, and alternative sentencing opportunities to hundreds of Jewish youth and young adults ages 16-32 who are at risk of being incarcerated, so that they achieve effective rehabilitation for drug abuse and health care for mental health conditions.
Founded in 1992, the Alliance for Children’s Rights (Alliance) protects the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected children and youth by providing free legal and social services and promoting systemic solutions. Using pro bono consultants, it has helped finalize 14,000 total foster care adoptions, provided legal services to support foster youth and families, and provided transition-age foster youth services to help them become self-sufficient adults. The Alliance participates on the California Child Welfare Council’s Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Action Team to develop recommendations to better support commercially sexually exploited youth and those at risk. It also worked with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office to provide civil legal services as part of a diversion program to offer sexually trafficked youth supportive services in lieu of criminal charges. Since 2013, the Alliance has provided advocacy for 237 sexually exploited youth.
The Advocacy for Sexually Exploited Children program provides outreach to foster youth at risk of exploitation and helps commercially sexually exploited children build new lives with pathways to independence, educational attainment, and quality employment opportunities.
Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and advance democratic values in the United States and around the world.
AJC Los Angeles' interfaith and intergroup work advances understanding of other faiths and ethnicities in America and around the world. Through coalition building, education, and outreach initiatives, it fosters and maintains close relationships and partnerships with Latino communities of Southern California.
Founded in 1947, American Jewish University serves as a resource for individuals at every stage of life through its academic programs to prepare undergraduate, graduate, and rabbinical students for leadership roles in the Jewish community; continuing education opportunities for adults; cultural programs; and camping experiences for youth.
The Institute for Jewish Creativity integrates Jewish artists into the larger Jewish communal context, provides attractive cultural programming appealing to Jews of all ages, works to strengthen Jewish identities, and encourages artistic contributions that help to create an authentic, thriving Jewish culture.
Founded in 1941, The Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI) is an international center dedicated to providing creative programs that incorporate dance, song, art, drama, learning and nature. Camp Alonim is a residential summer camp for youth 7-15.
The Campaign to Rebuild Camp Alonim project will construct a new dining hall, dance pavilion, and central plaza.
Founded in 1947, American Jewish University (AJU) provides academic programs to prepare undergraduate, graduate and rabbinic students for leadership roles in the Jewish community. AJU's Whizin Center for Continuing Education provides educational and cultural programs for adult learners. Its Brandeis-Bardin campus serves children and families through summer camp, winter camp and year-round family programs. AJU’s programs serve approximately 13,500 people each year.
Academic and Community Libraries will repurpose space for construction of the Bel and Jack M. Ostrow Academic Library and the Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library that will serve students, academics and the community-at-large.
Founded in 2013, Amutat Kaima works to improve the lives of at-risk youth (ages 15 to 18) who have dropped out of high school or on the cusp of doing so, through a multifaceted approach including organic farming, leadership development, vocational education, and community activities. With four independent farms across Israel’s geographic periphery, at-risk youth earn a salary while simultaneously learning the fundamentals of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), organic farming, environmental stewardship, social entrepreneurship, and teamwork. Since its founding, Amutat Kaima has served 400 individuals, encouraging them to make good personal choices, secure work experience, and contribute to the community at large.
Employment as Education provides hands-on agricultural training and comprehensive workforce development to at-risk youth, empowering participants to reach their full potential and become productive members of Israeli society.
1736 Family Crisis CenterHuman Trafficking ProgramHuman Trafficking
1736 Family Crisis CenterDomestic Violence ProgramDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
1in6Service Provider TrainingDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
30 Years AfterThe Iranian-Jewish Community at a CrossroadsNext Gen Engagement
A Better LAWest Athens-Westmont Demonstration ProjectGang Prevention & Intervention
A Window Between WorldsAdult WindowsDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Academy for Jewish ReligionInterreligious Studies ProgramsReligious Life
Act.ILThe Los Angeles Media RoomIsrael Advocacy
Advancement ProjectSafe Passage & Prevention Tool KitGang Prevention & Intervention
Aleph InstituteProject TikvahVulnerable Populations
Alliance for Children's RightsAdvocacy for Sexually Exploited ChildrenHuman Trafficking
American Jewish CommitteeInterfaith WorkReligious Life
American Jewish UniversityInstitute for Jewish CreativityArts & Culture
American Jewish UniversityCampaign to Rebuild Camp AlonimReligious Life
American Jewish UniversityAcademic and Community LibrariesEducation
Amutat KaimaEmployment as EducationEconomic Development