A Community of Friends thanks everyone, including Los Angeles County Supervisor, Second District Mark Ridley-Thomas for their participation during the Firestone Phoenix Groundbreaking Ceremony. Firestone Phoenix is a 44-unit #supportivehousing development, which includes 36 supportive housing apartments for formerly #homeless households. Twenty (20) of the supportive housing units will be for veterans who are homeless, chronically homeless, or homeless with … Continue reading Firestone Phoenix Groundbreaking
EY Connect Day is an annual event in which the organization Ernst & Young encourages people, including their own staff, to volunteer with a focus on activities that promote entrepreneurial business skills and environmental sustainability. This year, ACOF’s Silver Star project was chosen as the recipient of EY Connect Day. Silver Star is ACOF’s first … Continue reading EY Connect Day 2019
Chief Operating Officer, Rachel Feldstein, attended the City Council Homeless and Poverty Committee meeting September 4th. In attendance were councilmembers Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Monica Rodriguez, Mike Bonin and David Ryu. The committee requested comments from stakeholders on how the city should prioritize and distribute the Homeless Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAPP) funding. #homelessness #endhomelessness
We are happy to announce that the framing of the fourth (and final) floor of Casa del Sol has been completed! Framing of the roof will be completed this month. Casa del Sol, a City of Los Angeles Proposition HHH-funded project, is a $21.8 million permanent supportive housing complex with 44 apartments and approximately 3,500 … Continue reading Project Update: Casa del Sol
President and CEO, Dora Leong Gallo, joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Members of the House Financial Services Committee and California Delegation to discuss the state of homelessness in Los Angeles. The hearing examined the #homelessness crisis in Los Angeles metropolitan area, actions taken thus far, and additional actions that can be taken at the local, … Continue reading President & CEO, Dora Leong Gallo Discusses the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles
Thank you to Mayor Eric Garcetti, First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland, and the Getty House Foundation Board of Directors for hosting ACOF during their Engage LA: Innovations in Supportive Housing event. We are proud to take part in increasing the supply of supportive housing through Proposition HHH and Measure H.
A very special thank you to Glamour Project for donating their time and providing our staff and tenants with a glamorous make-over and wonderful time.
Thank you to our staff and tenants for making this year’s NeighborWorks Week a success. Our organization held several events including health fairs, gardening events, community clean-ups and more. To learn more about NeighborWorks America visit www.neighborworks.org
A Community of Friends is thrilled to have held our Annual Beyond Perceptions Awards Celebration at the new Banc of California Stadium on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Honorees included Ed Casey from Alston & Bird LLP, Daniel Golub from Holland & Knight LLP, Peter Rosen and Meryn Grant from Latham & Watkins LLP, and ACOF … Continue reading 17th Annual Beyond Perceptions Awards Celebration
TEAM ACOF was in the house for HomeWalk 2019. Thank you UnitedWay of Los Angeles the LA Rams and the entire HomeWalk committee for including A Community of Friends. We are all in this together. Are you in?