Media Releases

October 2012

NBA Star Chris Paul Headlined 10th LA's BEST Family Health Festival
LA’s BEST Friends Host Wine-tasting event at Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica

September 2012

LA's BEST Kids to Attend Variety's 6th Annual Power of Youth Event
Film Festival Featuring LA's BEST Pacoima students

August 2012

LA’s BEST ANNOUNCES THREE NEW SITES AND ACCEPTS LARGE GRANT FROM JPMORGAN CHASE

July 2012

Amber Holley Melius named Board Chair of LA’s BEST Friends

June 2012

LA’s BEST Announces 5 Winners of first “ShareASale” Alumni Scholarship
LA’s BEST TO HONOR Nickelodeon, Best Buy Geek Squad Summer Academy, and alumnus Miguel Melendez AT 17TH ANNUAL FAMILY BRUNCH

May 2012

Young professionals cycle to benefit 28,000 Kids

April 2012

Award-winning Author Isabel Campoy to lead writing workshop for students from nine South LA elementary schools
Six school teams win trip to Yosemite at LA’s BEST 21st Annual Celebrate Science Fair
LA’s BEST 21st Annual Celebrate Science Fair with Comedian Shayla Rivera and ABC7’s Danny Romero

February 2012

Two LA’s BEST students are finalists in Mayor Villaraigosa’s city-wide art contest celebrating African American Heritage Month

January 2012

Word Up! The Youngest of Authors Celebrate Their Work

December 2011

LA’S BEST HOLDS KIDS HOLIDAY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT BEVERLY CENTER

November 2011

Expanded Learning the LA's BEST Way
Gobble Give-Back at Gledhill
FedEx delivers on building garden at Euclid Elementary
Target Gives $100,000 To LA’s BEST Young Authors Club Program for Second Year in a Row

October 2011

MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA ANNOUNCES FINDINGS OF NEW UCLA STUDY SHOWING STRONG LINK BETWEEN LA'S BEST AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMMING AND IMPROVED GRADES, TEST SCORES AND ATTENDANCE RATES