Season’s Greetings!

A big thank you to all of the persons who sent donations in support of our holiday activities for children and families with incarcerated loves ones and services to them throughout the coming year!   We have raised $7,540 as of yesterday and are seeking to raise a total of $10,000 before year end.   Can you […]
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FOLA Staff Member Ernest Melendrez Recipient of Harriet Tubman Award!

Job Specialist Ernest Melendrez (Ernie) was a recent recipient of the the Harriet Tubman Distinguished Award at the inaugural Beyond the Bars LA Conference. The conference is “reserved for special individuals who have experienced incarceration and dedicated their life’s work to abolishing the current state of mass incarceration.” Here is an excerpt from Ernie’s award […]
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Success Stories: Reentering Community Life 

Friends Outside in Los Angeles County is a proud partner of the Inglewood One-Stop Center where our staff provides employment services to “reentry” clients. Here we present one of the many successes our dedicated team has had recently with one of our clients, Mr. Taylor, who is rebuilding his life as a result of our […]
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