Foundation For Second Chances

Rating: 5 stars   18 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Human Services


3734 West Slauson Ave Los Angeles CA 90043 USA


Foundation for Second Chances, Inc is a community based organization which utilizes mentoring, hands-on education and community service to maximize the potential of youth.

Target demographics:

disadvantage youth ages 5-18 utilize hands-on education, mentoring, health awareness and community service to maximize their potential

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Geographic areas served:

South Los Angeles


Afterschool, Mentoring, Leadership, Community Service, Tutoring and Reading Literacy.

2011 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

The efforts of Foundation for Second Chances to help families in need by providing social and educational support is a great example of what a few like minded individuals can accomplish. Whether through tutoring, afterschool programming, or mentoring, FFSC provides opportunities for individuals to have positive impact in the lives of other. Lastly, FFSC's diverse and dynamic staff makes FFSC a rich source of ideas and resources, and a great place to work.

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As an employee of FFSC and student of public adminsitration I apply organizational and management practices to faciliate effective and efficeint services to the general public. As the SES program manager for FFSC, through statistical analysis I can attest that 97 % of our students increase by at least one grade level in 2009-2010.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Increase funding sources.

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