Every year Paradise Cove Beach Cafe and Paradise Cove Land Company host a holiday party for our students. The children had a fabulous time as always. This year over 200 students from 14 homeless shelters throughout Southern California were bussed in for a day of fun and great food. The furthest being from Pomona and Garden Grove.
Every year we join forces with the community in walking to raise awareness about homelessness in Los Angeles. The event is hosted by UnitedWay and is called HomeWalk. We are the largest and only team representing homeless children and youth! Join us in this annual sponsored walk (SOWALK) at Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012 ALL WELCOME. Once you have registered visit our Crowdrise page and start collecting sponsors!
Join us for 3 screenings of the documentary Most Likely To Succeed.
For most of the last century, entry-level jobs were plentiful, and college was an affordable path to a fulfilling career. That world no longer exists. The feature-length documentary Most Likely to Succeed examines the history of education, revealing the growing shortcomings of our school model in todayʼs innovative world. Film Threat stated that “this film should be a required course for all parents and educators.” Most Likely To Succeed is an official selection of many of the nation’s top film festivals, including the prestigious 2015 Sundance Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival.
University of California Irvine, Student Center
Crystal Cove Auditorium
Monday, February 8th, 6:30 p.m. (Free)
Inner City Arts, Downtown LA
The Rosenthal Theater
Wednesday, February 17, 6:30 p.m. (Free)
Ventura County Community Foundation, Camarillo
Tuesday, February 23, 6:30 p.m. (Free)
Registration and Directions here
All current and former School on Wheels volunteers are invited, and may bring up to one guest.
Join us for a free night of film and conversation, sponsored by School on Wheels in partnership with the University of California Irvine, Inner City Arts, and the Ventura County Community Foundation.
On November 21, 2015, team School on Wheels participated in the United Way HomeWalk, a walk dedicated to eradicating homelessness in Los Angeles. This was our team’s second year participating and the turnout was outrageous!
As one of the largest groups, School on Wheels walked together with students, parents and volunteers in support of our organization and the fight to end homelessness. More than 300 supporters registered to walk with our team which is a record number for our organization!
We are very appreciative for everyone who supported us in this year’s walk and contributed their effort to make this a memorable event. Thank you all!
We have some more photos from the event on our Facebook page too!
L.A. City Hall paid tribute to School on Wheels Founder, Agnes Stevens, for her passion and dedication to helping the homeless in her community. Watch the video above. The tribute and the legacy of Agnes, a Malibu resident, was also mentioned in a Malibu Times article.