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ERHS ICA Meeting Notes: November 4, 2013

Posted by Eagle Rock High School Initiating Community Action on April 28, 2014 at 12:15 AM

Elks National Foundation:

-united forces *UNITY

-100K Grand estimated

-continues to unite COMMUNITIES

-Mission: Strong Communities-investing where Elks live & work, leadership, honors (remembers veterans), helpful, fun projects

-contributed $324.6M- Elks Charitable projects

-$8.5M so far this year through investment program

-received $215.1M for contributions and community

-100K active donors

-7 trustees- National ENFHQ

Broad Foundation:

*EDUCATION

-improvement for students

-Education= right not privilege

*ISSUE EFFECTS US ALL

-students= key to fixing economy

*Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invested $500M to improve student achievement

-Areas: Education, Science, Art, Civic

Chevron:

-environmental

-community: *strive to be good neighbors

*GOOD RELATIONSHIPS

-takes leadership

-Health: healthy people=healthy communities; HIV/AIDS awareness

-Education: promotes science, technology, engineering, and math

-Economic Development: small business investment; self-sufficiency; leads to higher standard of living

-GOAL: support leadership, shared progress

Democratic Party of LA:

-Address: 3550 Wilshire Blvd. LA, CA 90010

-Phone number: 213 382-0063

-annual sales volume of 0-500K

-More info? Contact Eric Bauman -MANAGER

-responsible for building the Party organization at the district, regional, and county levels; registering Democratic voters; and encouraging Election Day turnout among Democratic voters

-Mission: encourage the fullest possible participation of all Democratic voters and to disseminate the Democratic message, platform, and philosophy.

-LACDP responsible to officially charter Democratic clubs and organizations in Los Angeles County.

-Major source of LACDP's grassroots organizing is through encouragement and facilitation of Democratic clubs and organizations.

Los Angeles Times:

- largest metropolitan daily newspaper in the country

- In association with Tribune Company, one of the largest media companies

- worked to address children literacy crisis since 1998, very community oriented.

- published bilingual reading guide for parents to help children get a good education foundation

- 1.5 mil copies of the guide distributed annually.

- started December 4, 1881

- been honored several times for being environmentally friendly

- largest user of recycled print in the state

- principled newspaper

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