LA2050 Challenge Grant Contest

Support the youth of Los Angeles!
Vote for the L.A. for Youth Campaign!

Imagine a Los Angeles where every youth has the opportunities and support to reach their full potential…

The L.A. for Youth Campaign seeks to build a better future for the youth of Los Angeles by advocating for:

  • Investment in the youth development infrastructure of Los Angeles, including the creation of a Youth Development Department for the County of Los Angeles and a coordinated network of youth centers with wrap around services

  • Redirection of resources from suppression strategies to prevention and intervention strategies

  • Youth employment opportunities that provide the skills needed for the future workforce.

Vote for the L.A. for Youth Campaign

Voting begins on September 2nd and ends on September 16th

The top voted project in each of the five LA2050 Goal Categories will receive $100,000 to implement their idea (five winners total).


  • Voting begins on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 (noon Pacific Daylight Time) and closes Tuesday, September 16th, (noon Pacific Daylight Time).
  • Each person can vote once in each category (L.A. for Youth is in the “PLAY” category).
  • In order to vote, you must be at least 18 years old and a US resident.
  • In order to vote, you will need to log in with a GOOD account. If you don’t have a GOOD account, it’s free to join. All you need is an email address or a Facebook account to register. You will be emailed a link that you need to click in order to validate your address.