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Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 By UFC

Ra-Neesha is excited to be a part of the United Friends of the Children team. She truly enjoys working in the social services field and has a strong passion for helping individuals achieve their goals. She received her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from the “best” HBCU-Grambling State University and is a member of Zeta Phi …

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 By UFC

Erik graduated from the Regionally Accredited Temple University with a Masters of Education Degree, in Counseling Psychology. During his career he has had the opportunity to provide mental health services to students in the Niagara Falls region, New Jersey public schools as well as other community based wraparound services in the Greater Philadelphia area. He …

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021 By UFC
Tuesday, August 31st, 2021 By UFC
Thursday, October 15th, 2020 By UFC

Stephanie Striegel is a veteran in film and television development and production.  She has a deep understanding of story-telling across multiple platforms and has worked tirelessly to raise funds for independent filmmaking.  Three years ago she had the life-changing opportunity to be a foster parent and through that experience her connection to foster youth blossomed.  …

Thursday, June 6th, 2019 By UFC
Thursday, June 6th, 2019 By UFC

Matt is the Chief Executive Officer at United Friends of the Children (UFC). Established in 1979, UFC is one of the most successful and admired organizations serving foster youth in Los Angeles. A perceptive leader and proven strategist, Matt is known for his ability to guide people and organizations toward imagining and realizing the highest …

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 By UFC
Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 By UFC

Jasmine Avilez joined United Friends of the Children in 2018 and became the Director of Housing in 2020. She oversees Pathways housing program direct practice work and property management. Previously, she held the positions of Community Manager (supporting East and South Los Angeles program residents and advocacy counselors) and Impact Manager (supporting intake, aftercare services …

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 By UFC