|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
-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
-community: *strive to be good neighbors
-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