My LA2050 winners are shaping the future of LA! 
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We are excited to announce the winners of this year's My LA2050 Grants Challenge! The more than 300 submissions received this year inspire us. We are so thankful to the thousands of Angelenos who participated in the process by voting on their favorite ideas to make Los Angeles the best place to learn, create, play, connect, and live. 

Angelenos hold the key to shaping a more prosperous future for our region. And once again, My LA2050 submissions proved that fact. 

And the winners are...
Citizens of the World will develop a model incorporating social-emotional learning into everyday curricula, emphasizing self-regulation and social connection for healthy child development and school safety.
Girls Academic Leadership Academy, LAUSD’s first all-girls public STEM high school will create a makerspace, providing students with hands-on experience using new technologies and innovative processes.
Los Angeles Review of Books will profile an LA writer or artist each day of the year, bringing exposure, locally and globally, to the vibrant creative community in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Bioscience Hub, in collaboration with East Los Angeles College, will create the Biotech Leaders Academy, establishing a pipeline for East LA students to become biotech entrepreneurs.
Grand Park will pilot the installation of permanent shade structures designed by a local artist at the park in Downtown Los Angeles.
People for Parks will unlock six new community school parks in 2016, providing more than 25,000 Angelenos access to a safe park within 1/4 mile from their homes.
Los Angeles Promise Zone Initiative will provide students in the Promise Zone with summer jobs as young ethnographers to conduct 1,800 surveys measuring how the initiative is improving lives.
CASA of Los Angeles will recruit and train 250 new volunteers who will serve as court-appointed special advocates on behalf of abused and neglected youth in the foster care system.
Heal the Bay, in partnership with Pacoima Beautiful and the Pacific American Volunteer Association, will launch a multi-language project to improve Angelenos’ understanding of water challenges and to introduce Angelenos to water-saving strategies.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) will provide at least 180 of LA’s 320,000 veterans and their families with support as they transition to civilian life through referrals to critical resources and support systems.
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Project Manager, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
LAPZ Program Associate, Los Angeles Promise Zone
Senior Program Coordinator, CASA of Los Angeles
Chief Executive Officer, Union Station Homeless Services
Project Manager, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust
Internships, Heal The Bay
Senior Project Coordinator/Digital Strategist, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
Arts Manager I
/Digital Communications Manager, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
Program Manager, LIFT-LA
Marketing and Communications Manager, A Window Between Worlds
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Communications ManagerFirst 5 LA
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