young-mainYoung ‘N LA is a new leadership development program for minority men ages 14-18 years old who have been, or are currently on probation. Our program offers each participant academic support, job preparation, training and placement, and entrepreneurial development. Throughout the academic year, participants will be engaged in group tutoring, a series of professional development workshops and a host of other activities geared toward preparing the next generation for success.

The program is funded and operated through the West Angles Community Development Corporation and Goodwill Southern California.

About Goodwill Southern California Transforming lives through the Power of Work, we serve people with disabilities or other vocational challenges, as well as business, by providing education, training, work experience and job placement services. Each year, GSC prepares and places thousands of individuals with disabili-ties and vocational disadvantages into sustainable employment through programs and services offered at three campuses, seven Career Resource Centers, three Work-Source Center, seven Youth Programs and a two Veteran Employment Programs throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, GSC supports its mission of “Transforming lives through the Power of Work” with proceeds generated from 73 retail stores and 44 attended donation centers. Charity Navigator, an independent charity evaluator has awarded GSC its highest four-star ranking for 12 consecutive years; largely due to the fact GSC spends 94 percent of its budget on programs and services. Committed to caring for the earth, last year GSC diverted diverted 65.6 million pounds of reusable or recyclable goods from landfills. Goodwill is Good For Everyone! For more information visit GoodwillSoCal.org


  • GED Referrals
  • Tutorial
  • High School Diploma Referral


  • Job Skills Training
  • Employment Search
  • Dressing for Success


  • Leadership Training
  • Marketing Research

“Adversity is the first path to truth.”
- Lord Byron

For more information on how you, your business or your organization can help support this vital community program, or if you know someone who would benefit from participating, please contact:

Kevin Lasley
Program Manager
Tel: 323.751. 3440 ext. 23
Fax: 323.751.7631
Email: klasley@westangelescdc.org