Pictures

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Young Authors Culmination North 2013

Young Authors Culmination North 2013

The North Region celebrated the culmination of their Young Authors program with a special event at Lankershim Elementary. Students shared the books they've made during the program as well as creating 'Author Crowns.' Special guests included Author Isabel Campoy and members of California Readers.


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Brit Week & Art Below Poster Contest

Brit Week & Art Below Poster Contest

Brit Week and Art Below have joined forces to run a children's art challenge in collaboration with LA's BEST. In line with the Brit Week theme, children were challenged to create a piece of artwork based on the theme of British culture. Winning works were selected by a panel of judges from Brit Week and Art Below. To coincide with Brit Week, these works will be showcased as billboard exhibits for 2 weeks in Pimlico London Underground Station, the public transport gateway to one of the most highly respected art institutions in the world - The Tate Britain. A larger selection of works will also be on show in Los Angeles on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade during a two-day spring festival in May.


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Career Days with LA's BEST

Career Days with LA's BEST

Thanks to our friend Michelle Roche, LA's BEST students from more than 15 schools are receiving special visits from professionals in a variety of careers. Through these career day presenations, students are exposed to a variety of industries and jobs. They also get to work on hands-on activities with experts in their field.


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LA's BEST Day

LA's BEST Day

On April 9, 2013, former Mayors Hahn and Riordan, returned to City Hall to join Mayor Villaraigosa’s administration, 15 city council members, and the Tom Bradley Foundation in celebrating 25 years of LA’s BEST (Better Educated Students for Tomorrow). Councilman Paul Koretz led the City Council in declaring April 9th LA’s BEST Day and presented a prestigious proclamation to LA’s BEST CEO Carla Sanger, COO Debe Loxton and its 92 board members. Also several Angelenos whose lives have been positively changed by LA’s BEST spoke, including an alumna and current student.


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CHOP at 20th St

CHOP at 20th St

CHOP (Culinary Health Outreach Program) launched a pilot program at the LA's BEST program at 20th St. Elementary in conjunction with Casa de Salud Medical Clinics. Chefs Lisa Walker, Momma Hermosillo, David Alvarado, from VBW restaurant in Venice Beach and Jason Benavidez from Casa de Salud taught students and parents how to prepare healthy meals.


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