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Marlené: Watercolor Collage Class

Art has always been a way for me to reconnect to my Guatemalan Mayan roots and have a voice when my words can’t capture my truth. Nothing brings me more joy than guiding others into their own creativity which always leads to their freedom and healing.

Summer Night Lights Keeps Parks Open Late, Provides Activities for Kids

Summer Night Lights Keeps Parks Open Late, Provides Activities for Kids. By Jada Montemarano South Los Angeles PUBLISHED 6:46 PM ET Aug. 06, 2019 PUBLISHED 6:46 PM EDT Aug. 06, 2019. SHARE. SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Summer Night Lights brings out kids of all ages. It’s a tradition for many, even for the counselors, like Natasha Johnson, who…

Summer Night Lights Aims to Reduce Gang Violence

Summer Night Lights Aims to Reduce Gang Violence. By Spectrum News Staff Los Angeles PUBLISHED 10:59 AM ET Apr. 15, 2019 PUBLISHED 10:59 AM EDT Apr. 15, 2019. SHARE. The City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development, along with the GRYD Foundation, aims to increase resiliency in neighborhoods.

Chargers Support Key to Expansion of Summer Night Lights Program

“We know Summer Night Lights is a proven difference-maker,” Spanos said. “You’ve heard all the stats, it’s unbelievable. We know it reduces violence, it builds communities (and) it makes communities safer. We also know that SNL needed more funding to operate at its full potential and that’s why we’re here today.