Canoga Cruise Night

As the San Fernando Valley starts to enter a new phase of normalcy more events and people have returned to Canoga Park, we’re excited to see our home return to a more vibrant atmosphere.

First Parenting Graduation

Congratulations to the graduates of our first parenting courses. 2 months ago ACE opened its new parenting courses; Young Parents and Fatherhood.

Welcome, Vanessa!

We are pleased to introduce the newest member of the ACE Family, Vanessa Meza! Vanessa has been a part of the ACE Family for over a year as a mentor and as a community partner through her work at Lanark Park.


ACE is proud to announce the launch of our SECTOR program. The purpose of the SECTOR Program, which stands for Skills and Experiences for the Careers of Tomorrow, is to offer career pathways and family-sustaining wages for people impacted by the justice system.

Thank you GDF Studios

Today we’re blessed to receive a furniture donation from GDF studios for our new Hope Center! The hope center will serve a critical function for ACE, being a center built to make participants feel more at home and relaxed.

Christmas Toy Drive

In December, ACE held a toy drive in partnership with LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, the LA Sheriff’s Department, and Honda. ACE helped distribute over 500 toys to young families in the West Valley.

Welcome Julia Mijango

Today we would like to welcome a new addition to our YouthBuild team, Julia Mijango. Ms. Julia will be our new Math & Science Teacher.

Turkey Give Away

Canoga Park, Winnetka, and Reseda, communities already lacking in resources, were severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. We saw that many families, including our own students, were struggling with food insecurity due to the economic impact of the pandemic.

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Our students worked so hard to reach this milestone. Surrounded by friends and family, in a socially distanced environment, our students were celebrated at a graduation ceremony they never dreamed of.

1.5 Million from the Department of Labor

We are very excited to announce that the Department of Labor has awarded ACE a grant for 1.5. million. This is one of the largest grants we have ever received and will go towards establishing our Career Academy.