Silver Star Mosaic Puts the Pieces Together


Silver Star Apartments was chosen as the location for a remarkable Public Art Commission. “Piece by Piece” received this commission to design an exterior artwork for new housing for homeless veterans from A Community of Friends, a nonprofit that provides supportive housing in Los Angeles. The 10-foot by 20-foot modular project was inspired by the namesake of the … Continue reading Silver Star Mosaic Puts the Pieces Together

Help Portrait 2017


For the third consecutive year, Help-Portrait Los Angeles photographed tenants and their families at one of our properties. Twenty photographers, make-up artists, and digital print staff donated their talents on December 2, 2017 to photograph over 100 tenants and their families from several buildings.

A Community of Friends Earns NeighborWorks Green Award


In December, Judely Cruz Castaneda traveled to Washington, DC to participate in NeighborWorks America’s training and to accept an award on behalf of A Community of Friends. We were recognized for our commitment to being a Green Organization, which means that the entire organization strives to be green and sustainable in our operations, buildings, and … Continue reading A Community of Friends Earns NeighborWorks Green Award

Saturday @ the Square


On Saturday, December 3, 2016, the future site of Huntington Square Apartments transformed into a place of a celebration and community during Saturday @ the Square. Hosted by A Community of Friends, with the help of a Collaborative Action grant from Enterprise, the event brought together community members to share in their vision for the … Continue reading Saturday @ the Square

CEO Comment on Proposition HHH for November Ballot


By Dora Leong Gallo, CEO Earlier this year, both the City and County of Los Angeles adopted plans to end homelessness in their respective jurisdictions. Filled with strategic priorities and requests for departmental cooperation, the plans gave all of us who care hope – that finally, homelessness was a priority for our elected leaders. The … Continue reading CEO Comment on Proposition HHH for November Ballot