LA Unified Getting an Attendance Counselor with National Grant

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Youth Policy Institute (YPI) will be using part of it’s $250,000 Partners in Progress (PIP) grant to add another Pupil Services and Attendance Counselor to the LA Unified School District in an effort to help students stay in school. YPI takes a holistic approach to community development by providing wrap-around education and technology services, asset-building opportunities and increased neighborhood safety.

PIP, an initiative created by Citi Foundation in partnership with LIIF, will allow YPI to deepen it’s role as a Community Quarterback, expanding public-private partnerships to help create economic opportunity in the neighborhoods of Pacoima and Hollywood.

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