The GRYD Weekly

Fall Friday Nights Grand Finale

“Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It’s the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it.” – Trey Parker

Know Your Rights

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

Get Out And Play

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.

Creating the helpers of tomorrow

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.

Fall Friday Nights Line-Up Week 3

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

Skateboarding Spotlight

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

2018 Fall Friday Nights Is Here

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

Positive Thinking

Change your thoughts and you change your world

Connecting Thru Healthy Competition

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.

Community Garden Installation

Goals are for kids and families to get excited about healthy eating; to provide a source of fresh fruits and vegetables; and to bring residents of all ages together to build community around healthy habits, and harvest parties!