Last month United Friends of the Children headed to Washington, D.C. for NCAN Hill Day, an annual event coordinated by National College Access Network that brings students from across the country to D.C. in an effort to advocate for policy change around college access and affordability for all students.
United Friends of the Children has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation. The grant will provide education and housing support for hundreds of Los Angeles County foster youth. United Friends is a leader on the frontlines of improving the lives of over 1,400 foster youth every year in Los Angeles County.
Dr. Kara Allen Soldati, President & CEO of United Friends of the Children, reflects on her two years at the helm of United Friends, and shares some exciting new developments:
For nearly forty years, United Friends of the Children has remained committed to improving outcomes and breaking the cycle of poverty for Los Angeles …
Guests enjoyed remarkable tastes from LA’s finest chefs to help raise funds for UFC.
LA foster youth came together for our 16th Annual College Within Reach event at USC to learn how to start and stay on the path to graduating from high school and going on to earn their degree.