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Upward Mobility Program

We're growing a better Los Angeles.

Building an equitable and empowered Los Angeles means building more pipelines for success to help all Angelenos reach the middle class and beyond. As a part of this work, LA Civil Rights engages young people and community-based organizations to host dozens of upward mobility and youth programming, including:

  • College & Career Readiness
  • Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Homeownership Seminars
  • Entrepreneurial Training
  • and more!

Explore our upward mobility & youth programming in the links below. If you would like to host an equity or empowerment program with us, please contact us to learn more.

LA Law Day 2023

The LA Civil Rights Department hosts its second LA Law Day, an upward mobility event focused on diving into the mysteries of law school and legal careers with the hope of getting more diverse students into the legal field.

QuickStart Homeownership Event

LA Civil Rights and LA Partners hosted its second homebuyers seminar, a lengthy and detailed explanation of home buying counseling, resources and government assistance programs for first time buyers.

Expanding Homeownership

Helping first time homebuyers of color navigate the housing market and build generational wealth

nfl media

Connecting students from under-resourced LAUSD schools with the talent behind the NFL Network

Youth Art Jam - horizontal

A creative and affirming space for young artists to share their work and explore LA's many identities

REAL TALK: Youth Safety Online

A live conversation for youth on digital safety & mental health

AA Equity in media flyer
African American Equity in Media

A live conversation with LA's prominent African-American newsmakers to talk about equity & upward mobility in media

Youth Roundtables Series One
Youth Roundtables

A series of conversations with LA's youth on their experiences, aspirations and challenges

How I Made It Flyer
How I Made It

Lessons from African-American Entrepreneurs on building and growing business in Los Angeles

Graphic reading: "LA Law Day. Changing the Odds. April 9, 2022. Live mentorship. A zoom screen is shown with smiling faces.
LA Law Day 2022

Changing the odds for LA youth with pathways to law school