August 14, 2009
My job has introduced me to many fascinating people. People with vision. Folks who truly want to bring forth change. Theresa Gartland is one of them.I looked at Theresa, she seemed to have more in common with suburbia than the inner city. I asked her why. She replied “I want to help”…straight and to the point. Her dream is to help others achieve their dreams.Urban Compass dream of giving kids a good environment for after school activities is not only noble, its smart. Especially given that these kids are surrounded by some of the most notorious gangs in L.A.!
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
Better place itself within the Watts community. Taking kids to more educational and informative venues. Assisting tutorial programs and increasing the chances of life outside of gangs... even branching out into other gang ridden communities
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About every six months
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
General Member of the Public & Placed several articles about Urban Compass..