Over the past 30 years I have gotten to know children with incarcerated parents and their families well. Their stories are too similar. And, too many are from impoverished families and live in crime-ridden communities. Your support has enabled us to plan special parties for these children at the time of year that is the most difficult for them.
Friends Outside LA is pleased to present our Annual Gala and fundraiser during which we will honor the retirement of our executive director of 30 years, Mary Weaver.
I am very sorry to share with our supporters the news that we lost one of our valued staff members, Eduardo “Eddie” Estrada, over the December Holidays. Eddie was the Peer Navigator for Project imPACT, our reentry employment program located at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. The Peer Navigator is the “glue” between clients, potential clients, […]
Happy New Year to FOLA’s donors and supporters! We hope you had a fulfilling holiday season. Thank you for your support over the past year. I am pleased to present our new Annual Report. I hope you will take time to review it, see the smiling faces of those who are involved in our Mission […]
Join us for Fatherhood Against the Odds Summit, on September 28th at Los Angeles Trade Tech College. This summit is held for service providers, government agencies, elected officials, reentry fathers, and interested community members to focus on the need to engage incarcerated and formerly incarcerated fathers in their children’s lives. You’ll learn first-hand perspectives, current trends […]