Author: emma Brownell

The Intern Project (TIP) hosted the first-ever “Be A Host” event, where current TIP employers and former TIP interns shared their experiences with a group of potential new business partners. Started in 2014, this year marks the 8th summer placing Los Angeles-based high school students...

Russell Westbrook along with his wife, Nina, and longtime business partner, Donnell Beverly has partnered with LA Promise Fund to launch the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Middle and High Schools, known collectively as Russell Westbrook Why Not? Academy with the goal of ensuring students...

In celebration of Black History Month, LA Promise Fund’s Career Pathway Connections teamed up again with our industry partners at Disney to host a virtual screening and conversation with the stars and executive producers of ABC’s mixed-ish: Tika Sumpter (“Alicia Johnson”), Arica Himmel (“Rainbow Johnson”),...

More than four thousand five hundred young women from public schools across Southern California and nationwide will come together for a special virtual event on Thursday, October 15, the LA Promise Fund’s annual GirlsBuild Virtual Summit. This year, GirlsBuild has partnered with Michelle Obama’s When...

Ten thousand young women from public schools across Southern California and nationwide will come together virtually on October 15th for LA Promise Fund’s GirlsBuild Virtual Summit. The event’s theme is civic engagement with a focus on increasing voter registration and voter turnout in anticipation of...

byte, the world’s fastest-growing doctor-driven direct-to-consumer invisible aligner company, has announced a partnership with the LA Promise Fund through its byteCares program, benefiting high schools in South Los Angeles. Byte kicked off the program at its first-ever virtual ByteDay on September 4, featuring byte Dental...

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://www.lapromisefund.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Words-of-Wisdom-From-Nickelodeon-1.mp4"][/video]   Summer always flies by, but TIP’s momentum seemed especially unstoppable this year! All internships were under way by week 6 and the second half of the TIP program shifted its focus to career readiness events, including a second Career Day, a Virtual...