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A Look Into Our Transformative 2023

A Look Into Our Transformative 2023

December 27, 2023

Dear Friends and Supporters of Would Works,

Winding down this year, we express deep gratitude for your support and engagement with Would Works. 2023 began expansively: WW Community Builders Program Artisans and our team took a field trip to the snow-covered Angeles National Forest in the San Gabriel Mountains north of the city. Shirley is the Artisan Lead at Would Works and was born and raised in LA. She’s now in her mid-60’s, yet she’s never been up to the Angeles Forest. Our city is surrounded by abundant landscapes, but many residents who face barriers to employment also lack access to experiences in nature. This forest visit reflects the growth trajectory of Would Works, which we illuminate here.

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Building Bright Futures with the Fall/Winter Young Makers Cohort

Building Bright Futures with the Fall/Winter Young Makers Cohort

January 18, 2023

As we wrap up our Young Makers Fall/Winter cohort, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate all the inspiring youth that came through the program from our referral partner Jovenes last year.

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Young Makers Outreach @ Project Impact Reentry Job Fair

Young Makers Outreach @ Project Impact Reentry Job Fair

November 01, 2022

Would Works Artisans from the Young Makers Program represented last week at Project Impact’s Reentry Resource Fair at Los Angeles Mission College. Our Artisans connected with other systems impacted individuals and provided information about our employment programs and application process.  

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New Young Makers Program @ WW

New Young Makers Program @ WW

September 30, 2022

Meet our our Fall 2022 cohort and our new Young Makers! WW partnered with Jovenes, an impactful youth homeless service organization. We are grateful to the California Arts Council for funding our new Young Makers Program so we can continue to uplift and support young people experiencing homelessness in LA.

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