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Our 4th Annual BOSS Weekend was a huge success, COVID notwithstanding. We presented our 4th Annual BOSS Showcase virtually on Friday, January 29, 2021 and our 4th Annual BOSS Awards the next evening. The Showcase is our annual opportunity to share the BOSS “process” with area youngsters who are not
We presented our 7 th Annual BOSS Camp, COVID notwithstanding. While we were forced by COVID to do so virtually, we were able to re-create the excitement and learning that has taken place over the years in our in-person camps. Our annual BOSS camp is an intense 2-week experience where
COVID laid bare the inequities in education and how equitable opportunities are so dependent upon parental background, wealth and access to resources. True to our “set of the sail” philosophy, we seamlessly shifted to a virtual platform to deliver year-round programming in 2020, including one-on-one academic coaching, mentoring, real-world experiences
BOSS has been selected for the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program –“Champions Live Here”. We are one of the 56 local-non-profit organizations recognized for making a transformative impact in underserved communities across the Los Angeles region. In partnership with the LA84 Foundation, the Play Equity Fund, and the National Football
In honor of “Giving Tuesday,” the Los Angeles Rams players are awarding $750,000 to 25 non-profits focused on social justice across the greater Los Angeles region. The Rams invited 25 social justice non-profits to share with the players information about their work, those they serve and how the players could be of the greatest assistance. After listening and
Our BOSS Coders team was awarded the Peoples’ Choice Award at the 2020 MIT App Inventor Global Hackathon for Good. The team’s Safe Encounter mobile app (with 6 discrete functions) was built by first-time coders coached and mentored by Black engineers from CISCO and Oracle.