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Thank you for attending Los Angeles Advisors in Philanthropy’s screening of the Kellogg Foundation’s ‘Class Divide’ and panel discussion on the school-to-prison pipeline last week at Creative Artists Agency. We hope you enjoyed the content and the good company.

A special thanks to our friends at Creative Artists Agency for hosting the event. Heartfelt thanks to Marqueece Harris-Dawson for his inspiring opening remarks, and to our outstanding panelists  - Carol Biondi of LA County Commission for Children and Families, Shimica Gaskins of the Children’s Defense Fund–California, Julio Marcial of The California Wellness Foundation as well as our moderator, Jodi Delaney of the Youth Policy Institute – for sharing their wisdom and insights. 

Our panelists were kind enough to share some additional information on this important topic: 

Huckleberry Youth Programs
Restorative Justice
ACLU: School Prison Pipeline
Reforming the Nations

UCLA Report

CDF-CA’s report on school discipline

CDF-CA’s report on voluntary probation

Fix School Discipline

WIC 236 Report

NPR Report: Youth on Probation

Culture of Care For All

Iatrogenic Effect of Juvenile Justice

Community Based Alternatives

Witness LA

Chronicles of Change

The Marshall Project


We also hope you'll consider becoming a member of LA-AiP – members receive priority invitations and discounts to our events and education seminars, among other benefits. To learn more and become a member, click here
Thanks again for your time and commitment to thoughtful philanthropy. 
Laura Ferretti, Impact Philanthropy LLC 
Co-Founder and Board Co-Chair, LA-AiP 

 Upcoming Events

Member Mixer

September 28th, 2017| 5p-7p

Pledgeling Rooftop: Venice

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"Equity & Philanthropy"

October 25th, 2017| 11:30a-2pm

The Luxe Hotel: Sunset

Panelists: Danny Feingold of Capital & Main, Dr. Manuel Pastor of USC, Dr. Robert Ross of The California Endowment & Jennifer Kenning of Align Impact!

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"Community Financing: Why LA needs Impact Investing and Micro Financing to reach all communities"

November 16th, 2017| 12p-2pm 

Location: TBD

Panelists: Kenya Parham of KP & Associates and Rudy Espinoza of LURN

Details to follow as dates approach


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Los Angeles Advisors in Philanthropy (LA‐AiP) seeks to increase the scale and quality of philanthropy in Los Angeles.


Los Angeles Advisors in Philanthropy (LA-AiP) is leading a new era of local, collaborative, impactful philanthropy. Its mission is to serve as a platform for innovative philanthropic work in Los Angeles, and to make LA a global philanthropy hub by bringing together the  financial, legal, social impact and nonprofit communities. LA-AiP attracts leaders from across the broad spectrum of philanthropy, providing opportunities to share perspectives, build best practices and form productive partnerships.

There is absolutely no solicitation permitted at our events.

Who should join?

  • Advisors to High Net Worth Clients
  • Foundations and Funders
  • Non-profit Organizations

Events & Meetings

  • Luncheon events are open to members and guests.  All members must agree to a "no solicitation” pledge to attend.
  • Educational programs offered periodically throughout the year.