WHO WE ARE

Ready to Rise is currently a $12.5 million public-private partnership between the California Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation and the Los Angeles County Probation Department designed to expand opportunities and resources for programs that provide youth development and enrichment services focused on diversion and prevention versus ineffective punitive measures.

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WHAT WE DO

Ready to Rise funding helps grantees provide a variety of programs focused on educational attainment, leadership, workforce development, mentorship, arts, wellness, youth organizing and other areas. All grantees share a focus on multiple aspects of youth development and a commitment to improving outcomes for Black and Brown youth.

why it matters

WHY IT MATTERS

With this partnership, Los Angeles County will be the nation’s leader in demonstrating how an effective community-based model focused on prevention and treatment decreases the number of youth incarcerated and improves chances for youth to earn high school diplomas and become gainfully employed while decreasing the likelihood of them being incarcerated as an adult.

GRANTEES

GRANTEES

TESTIMONIALS

Latest News

Press Release

$2.59 Million Awarded To 20 Nonprofit Organizations To Provide Community-based Youth Development Services…

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Youth Will Drive the Change

In recent weeks we have witnessed youth across the nation, and even around the globe, take to the streets in protest of the brutal killings of Black men and women and the systemic racism that has persisted for generations. We know from history that in moments of great…

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Press Release

Los Angeles County Poised To Provide Additional Community-based Services For Youth Diversion And Development In History-making Partnership…

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Youth Served

$7.1M

Total Funds Awarded

25879

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