Mission: Redeemer community partnership is a non-profit, christian community development corporation seeking to transform a neighborhood of south los angeles. Our mission is to create a safe, healthy, opportunity-rich environment where children and youth thrive.
Programs: Redeemer community partnership is a nonprofit, christian community development corporation engaging neighbors in the transformation of the west university park neighborhood of south central los angeles. Our mission is to create a safe, healthy, opportunity-rich environment where children and youth thrive from cradle to college. Our strategies include after-school tutoring, youth mentoring, school-based parent organizing and advocacy, youth mentoring through the performing arts, community building, and urban internships. 2012/2013 accomplishments:adventures ahead students in our tutoring program averaged a 1. 8 years improvement in their reading skills. Kids from our friday bible study performed our first ever christmas musical with a local church in june, 115 children and their parents attended our science and math family festival, the physics festival. Over 200 books were put into the hands of parents at christmastime, making every family a reading familyfamily learning academy about 100 parents attended family learning academy workshops and were equipped to better support their childrens academic goals. Adventures in robotics our robotics team received an award for innovative design and qualified for our regional championship tournament at their first competition. West adams neighborhood association neighbors and local churches joined us in successfully advocating for $250,000 to create a bike and pedestrian corridor through our neighborhood 400 children and adults attended the harvest carnival, a safe halloween-night alternative. We organized with neighbors to have 2 liquor licenses in our neighborhood denied.
streetlamp studiostreetlamp studio provided mentoring opportunities to local youth with professional actors, musicians, artists and rappers. Youth and their mentors work together to create and perform original, high-quality productions that explore facets of hope in the context of difficult life and inner-city realities. 2012/2013: produced high-quality artistic performances with adventures ahead graduates. Middle and high school students performed original spoken word pieces and songs as part of our when justice and peace kiss festival. They worked in teams with professional filmmakers to produce five original music videos, screened at the university village theater as part of our reel joy outreach.