Youth Leadership Retreat
On Saturday, September 11, the CSRC will host 100 youth from the Boyle Heights area who will participate in a day-long leadership retreat. The retreat, which is being organized by the Building a Healthier Boyle Heights Youth Engagement Committee, will help participants build skills and encourage them to make their community a better place to live. Building a Healthier Boyle Heights is part of the California Endowment’s ten-year initiative to create healthy communities in California. The Youth Engagement Committee is comprised of members from Homeboy Industries, Proyecto Pastoral, Planned Parenthood (Los Angeles), Inner City Struggle, Violence Intervention Project, Jovenes Inc., Legacy L.A., and Volunteers of America. To learn more about the initiative, visit the California Endowment’s website.