ELEVATION PARTNERS

JOHN CLIMACO – BAMBU THECHNOLOGIES

JOHN CLIMACO – BAMBU THECHNOLOGIES

Bamboo Bicycle Frames...

Bambu Technologies is a small outfit with workshop locations in Southern California and the Philippines. They produce performance quality bamboo bike frames and offer Build-Your-Own Bike frame classes. They are also developing other related applications that involve bamboo, abaca and other renewable materials. Bambu Technologies firmly believe in the progressive livelihood opportunities presented by these renewable materials coupled with world-recognized Filipino craftsmanship. As advocates for a more sustainable earth, they partner with organizations with similar ideals and provide their clients with an eco-sustainable product option.

 

3.1 VENICE MAGAZINE AND DESIGN STUDIO, Under the guidance of EIC & Creative Director, Taylor Barnes – , 3.1 Venice produces a bi-monthly publication about the Venice Beach community and the world it influences. The design studio applies their creative design skills, content development, and marketing knowledge to private label branding and publication design, as well as social media development and web design.3point1-venice.com

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ELITE SPORTS CLUB, A premier youth sports program dedicated to using athletic competition as a platform to inspire youth to reach their full human potential.
We believe in the unique role that team sports play in teaching the intangible life skills of grit, character adaptability, happiness, and optimism. We know these are learned skills; most often developed through participation in sports.

The Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 organization and the official team charity of the Los Angeles Lakers. The Foundation’s mission is to help underserved youth develop their potential by providing positive experiences and resources in education, health and wellness, and sports. The Foundation also awards grants to other charities that support youth through direct services and programs in these areas.

Lane 9 was started for the purpose of teaching comprehensively as we:

LEAD the community.

AID in the inner cities through the athletic arena.

NURTURE each individual in life.

EQUIP in a healthy and holistic manner.

And display ALL of the NINE virtues at every occasion in our community: faithfulness, gentleness, goodness, joy, kindness, love, patience, peace, and self-control.

Lane 9 is also rising as a leader in tutoring services, as there is currently a 100% success rate for students with learning disabilities. These statistics range from as young as first grade up a 40+ year old adult school returnee. Here at Lane 9, we believe that they can do it and we believe that you can help!

Lane 9 is a 501(c)3 organization. Your donation will be tax-deductible.

Fitness Driven Events & Experiences Connecting Todays Top Brands With The Grass Root Consumer

http://www.bartonbrosfitness.com/

United in Harmony is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that was established in 1989 as a response to homelessness and poverty facing children in our community. United in Harmony’s mission is to provide impoverished children with hope and opportunities. United in Harmony’s overnight-camp program (Camp Harmony) is designed to help children develop positive self-esteem and to thereby inspire and empower campers in their future endeavors. At Camp Harmony, children grow through interactions with teenage and adult role models while experiencing nature, exploring arts, sports, and an array of other enriching activities.

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The tradition of basketball in Los Angeles is rich with flashy professional teams, elite collegiate programs, and a legacy of championship dynasties. Even in a city where story telling is a way of life, there are tales of hardwood glory that remain unknown to most.

This is the story of The Drew League.

The Drew League now draws iconic superstars, local legends and thousands of fans to South Central, creating a unique destination for high-caliber basketball within a resilient community that has battled back against every challenge. This exhibition of hard work, talent and vision — both on the court and off — makes The Drew League a true Los Angeles story.

It only takes a few minutes in the King Drew Gym to understand that something special is happening here. A DJ spins classic Hip-Hop anthems, the announcer shouts out local hoops pioneers, and the scent of tacos wafts from tin-foil wrappers. The enthusiastic crowd — a diverse mix of every ethnicity, culture and age group — is a testament to the unifying power of sport. For the neighborhood residents,The Drew League offers the remarkable opportunity to witness the athletic feats of the world’s greatest basketball players right in their own backyard.

The Drew League is an urban legend you can believe in.