10th Annual Leaders of Change: Sneaker Ball

This month, our Alliance community came together for the tenth consecutive year to honor and celebrate the brilliance of Alliance scholars and to raise funds for the Alliance Gayle Miller Leaders of Change Scholarship Fund. Nearly 150 guests from across Los Angeles, including business, entertainment, city government, and education heard moving stories by our Leaders…

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Alliance, A Voice of Change In Billboard Magazine

This past weekend, Billboard Magazine’s latest issue hit the shelves, Latin Power Players, and Alliance was spotlighted as a “voice of change” in Los Angeles. Special thanks to Trustee Walter Mosley, Warner Music Group and Billboard’s Latin Power Player honorees from Warner Music Latina for amplifying the voices of our Alliance scholars and school communities.…

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Alliance Collins Family JSA Named National Champions

Alliance Collins Family College-Ready High School’s Junior State of America (JSA) chapter, recently honored as California’s Chapter of the Year, has achieved a remarkable milestone. We’re excited to announce that this exceptional group of scholars have also been named JSA National Champions, earning them a well-deserved spotlight in La Opinión! “Esta nación necesita que los…

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A “Gap Busting” School System

Last week, the Stanford University Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) named Alliance as a “gap busting” school system in the release of their 2023 report, the third installment of a series of national studies on the academic progress of students enrolled in charter schools compared with the progress of students enrolled in traditional…

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2023 Heroes Among Us

Last Thursday, more than 300 members of our Alliance community came together to celebrate our Heroes Among Us. We raised a record-breaking $1.5 million for Alliance scholars and schools, including $320,000 to send Alliance seniors off to college with College Care Package scholarships! We were joined by guests from across the country, including friends from the sports, philanthropic,…

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Alliance Simon Tech Scholars Attend Local Community Event 

Scholars at Alliance Cindy & Bill Simon Technology Academy High School and residents in the Watts area attended a local event focused on empowering and exposing young girls and diverse communities to careers in the construction industry. Check out this great coverage on a local CBS station which refers to Alliance Simon Tech as a “beacon of light” in the…

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Big Goals. Big Commitments.

We are excited and honored to announce that philanthropist Mackenzie Scott has made a generous $16M contribution to Alliance, specifically citing our effectiveness in changing educational outcomes for our most marginalized young people.  In an act of incredible generosity, Scott has made a commitment to giving away all her wealth and has been making generous…

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