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BLACK COLLEGE SUCCESS PROGRAM EMPOWERS ITS STUDENTS

Date Jun 16, 2023
"The amount of support I received surpassed my expectations," Vanessa Darkwah, '23 BCS fellow Black college and university enrollment has fallen by 22% in the past decade. Black College Success (BCS), a project of LA Promise Fund, is looking to change that. BCS’ mission is to increase opportunities through college...
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We Say Thank You to our Graduating Interns

Date May 22, 2023
For the past few months, college students, and recent graduates (as of last Friday), Ivan and Kelisha have been lending LA Promise Fund their talents as Communications Team interns. LA Promise Fund and the Communications Team want to extend a tremendous thank you to both of them as they soon...
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Scholars and Leaders: Lucy Cornenjo

Date Mar 27, 2023
Scholars and Leaders is a series featuring students in programs led by LA Promise Fund (LAPF). LA Promise Fund is a nonprofit education management organization that prepares students for success in college, career and life through a network of high-performing, community-based schools and a portfolio of programs, such as the...
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Black College Success and the Power of Mentorship

Date Mar 23, 2023
Imagine a rose fighting its way to be seen and growing out of concrete— this is how Black College Success (BCS) fellow Kamarie Brown paints herself as a student from South Los Angeles’ education system.  She has always had a drive for wanting better for herself and has taken on...
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Scholars and Leaders: Brandon Gamble

Date Feb 13, 2023
Scholars and Leaders, is a series featuring students in programs led by LA Promise Fund (LAPF). LA Promise Fund is a nonprofit education management organization that prepares students for success in college, career and life through a network of high-performing, community-based schools and a portfolio of programs, like Black College...
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