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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  This is an exciting time at SPY! SPY was awarded the Department of Mental Health’s Innovations 2 grant to create a sustainable, trauma-resilient community that better serves the needs of youth experiencing or at risk of experiencing trauma.  As part of this project, SPY will create the Venice Youth Network, a convening of young people, service providers, and community partners, that together ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, October 15, 2018
Story by Venice Paparazzi The Abbot Kinney Festival is well known as Venice’s largest street party, and this year was nothing short of spectacular!   And once again Venice Paparazzi were the official photographers. Woo hoo!  Check out photos here by Team Venice Paparazzi! One very cool fact about the event is that some of proceeds go directly back into the community in the form of the AK ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Dear Friends, Today marks the launch of Safe Place for Youth's new Community Garden! Located on Venice Blvd near Abbot Kinney Blvd, and blocks away from our Drop-In Center, this garden will give homeless youth opportunities for employment and workforce development, and provide produce to those in our community who need it the most.An expansion of SPY's Food for the Soul program onsite at our ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative is a collaborative and inclusive movement to prevent and combat homelessness. Each phase of the Homeless Initiative process - strategy creation, design, implementation, budget recommendations, and oversight - has been participatory and reflective of input from a broad group of stakeholders. As directed by the Board of Supervisors on September 11, ...read more
Categories: Community, Political
Friday, September 21, 2018
    ONCE A REFUGE FROM A ROUGH NEIGHBORHOOD, THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF VENICE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS BY WELCOMING THE COMMUNITY IN Story By Christina Campodonico • Photos by Niall O’Brien Blink and you might miss the Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice’s brick-and-glass façade flush with Lincoln Boulevard. Though one of the tallest buildings in the immediate area, the three-story youth center has been ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest
Monday, September 17, 2018
Dear Friends,  It is our great pleasure to announce that Safe Place for Youth has been chosen as the official charitable partner of the 2018 WestEdge Design Fair!This three-day event offers the best in modern design and the opportunity to shop from premium home furnishings brands - many new to the West Coast - and meet the designers behind thousands of inspiring products. Watch this video to learn ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Dear Friends:   This is to notify you that the LA County Department of Public Works will begin safety improvements on the Marvin Braude Bike Path on Monday, September 10, 2018.  During this time, the bike path will be closed to allow for ground markings, pavement improvements and signage to be installed.  The project is expected to last through October 20, 2018 and working hours will be ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Monday, August 13, 2018
Pictured here: Past Military Academy Nomination awardees with Representative Ted LieuFor more information, visit https://lieu.house.gov/services/military-academy-nominations
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Release Date: August 6, 2018 Release Number: 18-50   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2019 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local ...read more
Categories: Political