- Area(s) of Focus: Community Health & Civic Life, Education
- Key Indicator(s): Group Membership (% of adults 18 and over involved in social, civic, sports, and religious groups), Youth Not in School and Not Working (% ages 16 to 24), On-Time High School Graduation (% of freshmen who graduate in four years)
- State(s): California
L.A. Youth gathers and reports the news while helping youth develop literacy skills. Adult staff members and volunteers provide mentoring, guiding students from identifying a story idea, developing its theme, editing and making sure that what appears in print represents the students’ insights.