Join the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch (MLAB), LA YMF, and Rebuilding Together to help renovate the Boys and Girls Club of East LA (324 N. McDonnell Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90022). No prior experience required, and everyone is welcome to attend! Please wear closed toed shoes and clothes you don't mind dirtying! Lunch and work supplies will be provided!
CLICK HERE to view the event flyer. Plesae contact Cindy Huang at
Give a hand to “Nothin’ but Sand” with LA YMF at Heal the Bay’s April cleanup event. We will be meeting at the north side of the historic Santa Monica Pier to clean up the beach by collecting trash and debris that has been left behind, brought over by the storm drains, or washed ashore from somewhere else. Bags and gloves will be provided but if you have your own reusable garden gloves, buckets, or bags that could be reused from home, please bring them. All are welcome so invite your friends, family, and colleagues. We hope to see you on the beach! CLICK HERE for more information on this event from Heal the Bay. Please contact Cindy Huang at
with questions or to RSVP.
Join LA YMF as we help the Friends of the Los Angeles River in the Annual LA River Cleanup event near the Sunnynook Footbridge (Sunnynook Drive at Legion Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90039). In 2012, 3,000 volunteers pulled 22 tons of trash in three hours, which would otherwise end up in our ocean and pollute our river. This is a FREE and everyone is invited, so grab your friends and colleagues to volunteer for this great cause!
To view the event flyer and for directions, CLICK HERE. Please contact Francisco Aragon at
for more information and to RSVP.
Join ASCE LA YMF on Saturday, March 23rd to volunteer at the 20th Annual Cesar Chavez Commemorative Day! We will be hosting a engineering booth as a part of the Celebra la Ciencia (Celebrate Science) portion of the Cultural Festival to promote engineering to the young people in attendance. Volunteers will assist children in some hands-on engineering activities, such as building catapults. In past years, this has been a very popular booth, so we need as many volunteers as possible to come and help out! Volunteers may sign up for the whole day or in shifts. No experience is necessary.
The event will be held at Ritchie Valens Park: 10731 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Pacoima, CA 91331
Please contact Heren Molina at
to RSVP or for more information.
In the upcoming months, TreePeople and the U.S. Forest Service will continue their five-year project to restore burned areas in the Angeles National Forest that cannot recover on their own. This massive volunteer effort, known as Forest Aid: Angeles will be responsible for planting 20,000 seedlings in the Angeles Nation Forest this season alone and nearly 75,000 over the full five years! Join LA YMF in volunteering to plant some of these trees with this worthy cause. It is a great event for all ages so feel free to invite friends and family to join in the fun. No experience necessary! CLICK HERE to see the event flier with even more details. RSVP by March 15th to Laura Rockett (
) to ensure your spot.
ASCE extends our deepest condolences to all who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy, and especially to our members in the region. We encourage all who are able to help to donate to the Red Cross to aid in recovery efforts.
ASCE maintains a long-standing partnership with the American Red Cross. Through this relationship, ASCE has helped raise tens of thousands of dollars in relief funds on behalf of the civil engineering community!
Make a Donation: http://www.redcross.org/charitable-donationsRed Cross Safe and Well:
This Red Cross website is designed to help concerned family and friends make contact with those who have registered themselves as “safe and well.” If you are in the affected area and have lost contact, you can access the site here.
The San Bernardino/Riverside (SB/R) YMF, Riverside Art Museum and Engineers Without Borders (EWB) jointly invites you to attend the 2012-2013 Community Service Kick-Off Meeting. The meeting will be held at the Riverside Art Museum (3425 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501).
The Riverside Art Museum and EWB will present volunteer opportunities and the ways you can get involved in making a difference in your community and communities abroad. Find out more about the event by CLICKING HERE!
Please contact Mai Son at
The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (LANOMA) is hosting their 3rd Annual Architecture & Engineering Summer Camp, and they need engineers like you! We will be helping the student teams design and build their own earthquake proof house. The program hosts high school and middle school students in a 3-series weekend summer camp about design and construction. It's a great cause, so please come help!
The camp will be held on Saturday, AUGUST 18th, and 25th at:
Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) at 10950 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90059.
Come to one event, or come to all! Please contact Jane at
The May Gray and June Gloom will be gone. It’s time to hit the beach! Join the ASCE LA Younger Member Forum as they spend a day full of relaxation, volleyball, and food at Playa Del Rey/Toe’s Beach. There’s also going to be some beach clean-up volunteering with Heal the Bay.
Come by for the whole day or just part of it. Check out the flyer for more details by CLICKING HERE. RSVP to Julian (
guarantee has no monetary value).
“Founded in 1990 as an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, the San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity seeks to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action while eliminating poverty housing and homelessness from the San Gabriel Valley.” Join LA YMF as we lend helping hands to SGV Habitat while getting first hand experience in the building of a timber structure in Glendale. The project at this location is just days away from completion and can use our help for some of the final work.
There is mandatory orientation and paperwork to do beforehand, so please contact Paul (email below) for instructions immediately if interested. Spaces are limited. For more information or any questions, please contact Paul Choy at
Join LA YMF as we join Big Sunday to help Wilshire Crest Elementary work on their community garden during one of the biggest volunteer weekends of the year! We will be helping to build raised beds, mulch and seed two large meadows, plant several landscaping beds and paint the handball walls and the library. There is a lot to do, so come on down and help out!
CLICK HERE to view the event flyer for more details. Contact Laura Rockett at
with questions or to reserve your spot at this event. Big Sunday is a non-profit organization committed to building community through community service (http://www.bigsunday.org/).
Join ASCE LA YMF on Sunday, March 25th volunteering at 19th Annual Cesar Chavez Commemorative Day! We will be hosting a booth as a part of the Celebra la Ciencia (Celebrate Science) portion of the Cultural Festival to promote engineering to the young people in attendance. Volunteers will assist children in some hands-on engineering activities. In past years this booth has been one of the more popular so come and help out! Volunteers may sign up for the whole day or in shifts.
Note: We are looking for additional Spanish speakers but all are welcome!
Please contact Laura Rockett at
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