I Learned by Doing this Summer with Civic Youth

I Learned by Doing this Summer with Civic Youth

Author:   Michael Meeks, Civic Youth Participant I learned by doing this summer. Unlike a classroom environment, where things are usually learned in a theoretical manner, I put skills to use in a very real and practical way with Civic Youth L.A. But what I learned was...
Civic Youth Leadership Academy Graduates first Class of Students

Civic Youth Leadership Academy Graduates first Class of Students

As I have gone about my work within the Mayor’s Office, I think back to my own upbringing, the challenges my family and I faced, and the opportunities we had that enabled us to find our success. I look back to one of my first homes, a two-bedroom apartment we shared...
Civic Youth LA has Successful First Session

Civic Youth LA has Successful First Session

On Saturday morning, June 2, the Innovation Team kicked off Civic Youth.  This summer Youth Leadership Academy pilot program will support 45 students who were admitted into the program after a rigorous application process. In partnership with Empower LA, the i-team...