The GRYD Weekly
Being around thankful people can prompt us to be thankful. It’s contagious (in a good way.) We so appreciate the attitude of gratitude that exudes from the Fall Friday Nights communities.
“Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It’s the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it.” – Trey Parker
since “knowledge is power” and we are all about empowerment, this week we’d like to highlight a free legal aid workshop as part of our Fall Friday Nights programming
The bold, the confident and the curious try new activities, despite a lack of familiarity or know how. We believe that feeling safe is a precursor to curiosity and exploration.
When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Fred Rogers
Summer Night Lights 2018 set a record with Community Art Nights (CAN) being held at all 32 sites. Programming continues with Fall Friday Nights theme-based activities, including more community art nights, plus educational and health and healing resources.
Empowering youth to succeed through healthy food, through art, through sport, through knowledge, through safety, through health and healing, through college prep, through community and through family
Fall Friday Nights offers free community programming for young adults, teens and parents. Activities vary per site, with options such as workshops, arts & crafts, culinary arts, tennis, rugby, soccer and skate
Continuing to focus on violence reduction after students have returned to school, Fall Friday Nights supports our vision of creating a safe, strong, healthy Los Angeles and of making Los Angeles the safest big city in the nation
Change your thoughts and you change your world
Healthy competition thru games and physical activities can foster a safe environment where youth and adults can have fun while honing their skills and making new friends, regardless of whether it ends with a win or a loss.