Tiffany Haddish and the Man Behind the Free Comedy Camp that Saved Her Life

When she was a 15-year-old foster kid, the megawatt actress-comedian attended Jamie Masada's comedy camp at the Laugh Factory—and the rest is history

The L.A. Conservancy Is Celebrating 40 Years of Saving Historic Structures

It's now the largest preservation organization in the U.S.
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L.A. Foster Parents Face an Agonizing Reality

Couples who foster may fall in love with children only to have them taken away; but for many, the risk is worth the reward
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Steven Spielberg’s Righteous Persons Foundation Is Battling Injustice, Bigotry, and Hatred

With the profits from Schindler's List, the director started a nonprofit that's still going strong
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The Renegade Doctor of Skid Row Is Caring for Homeless Addicts in Revolutionary Ways

Raised in privilege, Dr. Susan Partovi has spent her career tending to people the public health system has left behind
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CASA of Los Angeles Advocates for Foster Kids, One at a Time

In the overburdened foster system, you can be the dedicated adult a child desperately needs
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These 11 Organizations Are Working Hard to Stem the Tide of Homelessness in L.A.

Nearly 70,000 people are homeless in L.A. County. Here are some local organizations trying to change that

Volunteering with Family Is a Valuable Lesson in the Meaning of Service

The founder of Big Sunday shares four ideas for family-friendly volunteering
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How Three L.A. Organizations Are Fighting Human Trafficking

The powerful battle to free women and men from forced servitude and sex slavery
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Meet 13 Powerful Women Who Are Making L.A. a Better Place

From a venture capitalist to a comedian, these L.A. women are changing the city for the better