Firestone Phoenix Groundbreaking


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 2019


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

City Council Homeless and Poverty Committee Meeting


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

President & CEO, Dora Leong Gallo Discusses the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles


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

Engage LA at the Getty House Foundation


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.

NeighborWorks Week 2019


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

HomeWalk 2019


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?