Monday, May 02, 2011

Youth Policy Institute Gala Dinner and Auction

On Thursday, May 19, the Youth Policy Institute will be hosting a Gala Dinner and Auction at the W Hotel in Hollywood (6250 Hollywood Boulevard). The reception will begin at 6:30 and dinner will be served at 7:30. The evening will feature music by Calé as well as live and silent auctions.

The event will honor actor Hill Harper, LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy, and Antonio Manning of JPMorgan Chase Global Philanthropy.

Money raised from the gala will benefit the Youth Policy Institute, which provides education, training and technology services to lift families out of poverty. YPI offers families saturation, place-based education and training services in the areas of after school, charter and pilot schools, job training, summer jobs for youth, physical education, adult education, computer literacy, case management, parenting, tutoring, and college preparation.

For additional information or to R.S.V.P., please contact Rebecca Swisher at 213.797.4902 or