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11Nov
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UPLA Welcomes New Boardmember Carlos Marroquin!

We’re so proud to announce our newest board member Carlos Marroquin, an incredible powerhouse activist and community leader. Welcome to the Urban Partners Los Angeles family, Carlos! We look forward to working with you to expand our food and education programs, strengthen our ties to the community, and to continue building a lifeline of hope for […]

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21Jul
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Assemblymember Miguel Santiago at Groceries for our Neighbors!

Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (AD-53) stopped by Groceries for our Neighbors this morning to see our program in action and learn more about our extensive food distribution program! Groceries for our Neighbors is the largest food bank in the HopeNet food network. We have proudly served our underprivileged neighbors in the Koreatown and Westlake communities of […]

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06Jul
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Urban Partners LA partners with Sierra Club for a field trip!

We had an exciting month including a field trip hosted by Sierra Club Los Angeles! The Sierra Club provided an incredible opportunity for UPLA’s students to explore nature and wildlife at El Dorado Park in Long Beach! Inspiring Connections Outdoors (of the Los Angeles Sierra Club chapter) is an all volunteer, nonprofit organization whose purpose […]

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07Jun
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Boardmember Fundraiser for Without Limits!

UPLA Board Member Jeff Stanzler is doing a fundraiser to benefit the Without Limits Tutoring program! We’re partnering with LegalZoom to match funds. Every donation will go a long way in helping the inner-city kids at Urban Partners with tutors, school supplies and other classroom needs! Read Jeff’s incredible story: My family and I have […]

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15Apr
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Rochelle McAdam receives the McAdam Service Award!

Our Executive Director Rochelle McAdam received the first ever McAdam Service Award from the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles! The Award was named after Rochelle for her tireless dedication and service to improving the lives of underprivileged communities in Los Angeles for the past four decades! Thank you Rochelle for continuing to inspire countless […]

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31Mar
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Urban Partners teams up with Equitas Academy for a Service Day!

We had an incredible, action-packed morning! Urban Partners teamed up with Equitas Academy for a Service Day with students helping to distribute groceries at the Groceries for our Neighbors program, tutoring our elementary schoolers in math, organizing books in the classroom, cleaning the community garden, and neighborhood clean-up! The students were a big help with […]

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15Jan
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Our classroom gets a lighting makeover!

Let there be light! Check out the Before and After photos of the basement classroom! For years, our students and tutors have struggled with poor lighting in the classroom, but thanks to the generous donation and volunteer work of amazing community members, we now have a brightly lit classroom! We would like to send our […]

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20Dec
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La Posada Celebration Event Photos!

We had an amazing day with neighborhood children and families for our La Posada celebration! Every year, Urban Partners hosts La Posada, a traditional Mexican Christmas celebration with food, music, and presents. Thank you to all of our friends for generously donating toys for the children. Many thanks to Home Depot on Wilshire Blvd. in […]

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05Dec
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Join us for Community Volunteer Day!

Make some new friends while serving the community! Put your values to work and help us serve low-income families and disadvantaged youth for Community Volunteer Day! On December 15th, Revolution LA is partnering with Urban Partners Los Angeles to help with 2 amazing community programs: Groceries for Our Neighbors from 8am to 10am: join volunteers […]

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