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Intimate conversations & live performances with renowned artists, musicians & dancers

Watch the event live on Facebook, YouTube or Twitch. Click on any of these links at the event’s start time to begin streaming. 

https://www.facebook.com/weriselosangeles/live/

https://www.youtube.com/whywerisela/live

https://www.twitch.tv/whywerise

 

WE RISE 2020: Virtual May is a month-long spotlight on wellbeing and healing through art, music and creative expression to help the entire Los Angeles County community. We are stronger together. And, together, we are building a community where everyone feels a sense of belonging, connection, meaning and purpose. This is a safe space where all are welcome.

 

All events are virtual, free and open to everyone. Explore the May line-up and mark your calendar with your favorites. A few of our special workshops require an RSVP. For everything else, simply log on to your preferred platform at the event’s start time. We’ll be live-streaming on our social media platforms via Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Twitch. Additional details about how to join each event are provided in the daily listings below.

 

Be amazed and entertained by the talent, wisdom and words of the incredible poets who earned a place in the finals of the Classic Slam, Get Lit’s flagship event. Cheer on your favorite team and even take part in the voting!

WE RISE 2020: Virtual May is a month-long spotlight on wellbeing and healing through art, music and creative expression to help the entire Los Angeles County community. We are stronger together. And, together, we are building a community where everyone feels a sense of belonging, connection, meaning and purpose. This is a safe space where all are welcome.

All events are virtual, free and open to everyone. Explore the May line-up and mark your calendar with your favorites. A few of our special workshops require an RSVP. For everything else, simply log on to your preferred platform at the event’s start time. We’ll be live-streaming on our social media platforms via Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Twitch. Additional details about how to join each event are provided in the daily listings below.

 

https://www.facebook.com/weriselosangeles/live/

https://www.youtube.com/whywerisela/live

https://www.twitch.tv/whywerise

Who would you be without limitations? Join Dr. Rocio Rosales Meza, Devi Brown and Gloria Lucas for an hour-long discussion on generational trauma: what it is, how it impacts our view of ourselves, and explore ways to heal and release fear. Moderated by Melanie Santos.

HOW TO JOIN US: 

Watch the event live on Facebook, YouTube or Twitch. Click on any of these links at the event’s start time to begin streaming.

 

 

WE RISE 2020: Virtual May is a month-long spotlight on wellbeing and healing through art, music and creative expression to help the entire Los Angeles County community. We are stronger together. And, together, we are building a community where everyone feels a sense of belonging, connection, meaning and purpose. This is a safe space where all are welcome.

All events are virtual, free and open to everyone. Explore the May line-up and mark your calendar with your favorites. A few of our special workshops require an RSVP. For everything else, simply log on to your preferred platform at the event’s start time. We’ll be live-streaming on our social media platforms via Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Twitch. Additional details about how to join each event are provided in the daily listings below.

Find your rhythm through an assortment of drumming exercises led by Julio Figueroa of Drumming For Your Life. Great for beginners and pros alike!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED: Soft book to drum on, and grade level book to read during one of the exercises. 

HOW TO JOIN US: 

RSVP on Eventbrite and get a private link to participate in the workshop

VOTING FOR THE ARTS IN 2020:
HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE ARTS ADVOCATE THIS ELECTION YEAR.
 

This hands-on training will introduce arts advocates to the issues appearing on the ballot in November 2020 most likely to impact the creative sector and movement for equitable arts education. The online workshop will cover the basics of advocating for ballot measures in your community, as well as concrete tools & strategies for taking action to ensure your local candidates are committed champions for our creative communities.


The first training will take place on March 25, 2020 from 6:30 - 7:30pm. RSVP above!


After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email with a link to a Zoom meeting. To complete your registration, click the link and fill in your personal details before hitting the blue "Register" button. Be sure to download Zoom in advance of the training to avoid any last minute technical issues.


Feel free to reach out to the Arts for LA team any questions!

REGISTER HERE

March 18th, 20th and 23rd are at full capacity. We have added an additional date of March 24th at 1pm Eastern Time

If You Register and Cannot Attend, You Will Get the Webinar Recording and Slides.

Do we cancel? Do we postpone? Or do we sit tight and watch how things play out?

Any organization who has a fundraising event on the calendar needs to make a responsible decision about hosting a nonprofit fundraising event in the midst of a pandemic.  

In these turbulent times you need guidance from an event expert, so AJ will be presenting a free webinar and she will outline the steps that must be taken when considering cancellation or postponement of your scheduled events.

In this one-hour free webinar, A.J. will walk you through the process that must be taken to make decisions that are best for both your organization and attendees.

During This Free Nonprofit Webinar You’ll Learn:

  • What factors to consider when deciding to postpone or cancel events
  • How to include your board in the big decision
  • How to notify guests and attendees of cancellations and postponements
  • How to manage requests for ticket and sponsorship refunds
  • How to stay in touch with sponsors and attendees to keep relationships strong

Bonus, when you register:

  1. You get a free CharityHowTo account.
  2. Your slides will be added to your free CharityHowTo library.
  3. The webinar recording will be added to your CharityHowTo library.
  4. When logged in you can browse and add other FREE items to your CharityHowTo library.
  5. You can access and view your webinar recordings and slides anytime, anywhere.

About Your Topic Expert:

Nonprofit event producer A.J. Steinberg has been creating outstanding events since 1999 with her Los Angeles-based production company. Over the past two decades A.J. has produced over a hundred successful events and raised millions of dollars for a broad spectrum of nonprofit clients including Cystic Fibrosis, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, and Union Rescue Mission.

In 2015 A.J. created Queen Bee Fundraising which focuses on the art of creating profitable and engaging nonprofit events.  Along with producing nonprofit events, A.J. teaches workshops and consults with nonprofits, staff, and volunteers to bring them real-life strategies for producing successful fundraising events, along with guidance on how to successfully lead volunteer committees to achieve their goals. A.J. is a recognized leader in the field of event engagement and committee-based fundraising.

If You Register and Cannot Attend, You Will Get the Webinar Recording and Slides

Join our team and some of our advisors for a free virtual Lunch and Learn via Zoom where we’ll field your questions, hear from HR and communications experts and we will learn together about the strategies underway across our community.

REGISTER HERE

2020 if off to a quick start, and we at The Latina Public Service Academy are busy making plans for our 2020 Academy. This year, our 2020 Academy will take place at Mount St. Mary's University, Doheny Campus.

 

Our Program, designed specifically for young Latina women. aims to ensure that women are represented fairly and equally in the workforce. Through leadership and empowerment workshops, symposiums, and partnerships, we equip Latinas to embrace their identity and represent the community in all industries, beginning with public service. 

 

The Academy is comprised of a 3-day curriculum:

1) Day 1: The young women learn about "Government 101" and about Women in Politics. They also learn the basics of a campaign. They are trained in public speaking. 

2) Day 2: Field Trip to City Hall, LA County Board of Supervisors, and the LAUSD Board of Education.

3) Day 3: The young women are exposed to Latina role models through a "Career Panel." They also get further training campaign fundraising, and campaign team formation.

We will be welcoming 25 new participants to our program. Our curriculum is one of a kind. This is the ONLY leadership program in the entire nation for young Latinas. 

The Academy is a FREE leadership program for Latinas in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades with priority given to Latinas in LAUSD/LA County school. 

 

Applications are due April 17, 2020

Dates of Academy

Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Tuesday, April 28, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Light breakfast and lunch provided

Please contact us at: latinasacademy@gmail.com

 

LINK TO APPLICATION IS BELOW 

 

The Torrance Youth Council is an advisory body to City Council on matters pertaining to youth in Torrance. Youth Council is comprised of two members representing each of the Torrance high schools, El Camino College, Shery, California Academy of Math & Science and two members- at-large. All meetings are open to the public, and young people are encouraged to address the Council on any items related to youth. Applications for Torrance Youth Council are accepted each April (apply here today).  Following the selection process, new members are installed in August. Learn more about the Torrance Youth Council  or call 310-618-2949.

 

 

The Torrance Youth Council is an advisory body to City Council on matters pertaining to youth in Torrance. Youth Council is comprised of two members representing each of the Torrance high schools, El Camino College, Shery, California Academy of Math & Science and two members- at-large. All meetings are open to the public, and young people are encouraged to address the Council on any items related to youth. Applications for Torrance Youth Council are accepted each April (apply here today).  Following the selection process, new members are installed in August. Learn more about the Torrance Youth Council  or call 310-618-2949.

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