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Feb 26, 2013, 10:30 ET

Award-Winning Film Producer Frank Marshall Named Co-Chair of LA's Promise Board of Directors

O'Melveny's Christopher Brearton and Fox's Dean Hallett Join Board LA's Promise announced today that acclaimed director and producer Frank...

Sep 06, 2012, 12:09 ET

Erik Feig, The California Endowment, and Univision to be Honored at LA's Promise 2012 Gala

Illusionist David Copperfield to Produce October 9 Event at LA Live  LA's Promise, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving...

Nov 03, 2011, 09:00 ET

Broad Spectrum of L.A. Community Members React Positively to LA's Promise Board of Directors' Choice of Veronica Melvin as LA's Promise President and CEO

 Members of Los Angeles education, corporate, and nonprofit communities today joined parents, teachers and community leaders in lending support...

Nov 03, 2011, 09:00 ET

LA's Promise Board of Directors Picks Veronica Melvin for President and Chief Executive Officer

The members of the Board of Directors of LA's Promise have chosen Veronica Melvin to be their organization's incoming President and CEO. Ms. Melvin...

Nov 03, 2011, 09:00 ET

Statement from Veronica Melvin - Incoming President and Chief Executive Officer of LA's Promise

Veronica Melvin, Chief Operating Officer of Communities for Teaching Excellence, reflects today on her selection and appointment to the position...

Sep 07, 2011, 11:00 ET

LA's Promise High Schools Achieve 84 Point API Gains

West Adams Prep and Manual Arts produce highest gains among neighboring comprehensive high schools Newly released 2011 Academic Performance Index...

Jul 26, 2011, 13:00 ET

LA's Promise to Honor Ryan Seacrest at 2011 Gala

Annual Fundraiser Scheduled for September 27, 2011 at Kodak Theater LA's Promise, a nonprofit organization working to radically shift the...

May 25, 2011, 12:25 ET

LA's Promise Schools Achieve Momentous Gains on California High School Exit Exam

10th Graders at West Adams Prep and Manual Arts High Schools show significant improvement in Math and English proficiency Results from the March...

Apr 12, 2011, 12:30 ET

MLA Partner Schools Renames Organization LA's Promise

Organization now operates John Muir Middle School after LAUSD Board vote MLA Partner Schools has changed its name to LA's Promise. The new name...