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March 24, 2021
The Multifaceted Chef
Lisa Baker Morgan tied her cooking expertise to fundraising for CII by teaching a series of online classes called “Dinner in Paris”
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March 12, 2021
Millions of Masks for Children Initiative Continues To Give Back
The Millions of Masks for Children Initiative donated more than one million masks to impacted children in the Los Angeles area
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February 19, 2021
Children’s Institute 3rd Annual Cape and Gown Gala Virtual Success
Children’s Institute Inc. raised more than $470,000 for Los Angeles families at its December fundraiser
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December 31, 2020
Children’s Institute virtual gala sparkles, raises $470,000
Children’s Institute’s third annual Cape & Gown Gala on Dec. 12 none-the-less sparkled in this difficult fundraising season
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December 23, 2020
Children’s Institute raises $470,000 for L.A. families
Children's Institute hosts its third annual Cape & Gown Gala to support critical programs that serve Los Angeles communities
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December 7, 2020
Ellen Pompeo Honors CII Teacher for Her Dedication
Ellen Pompeo and Pandora North America surprise CII preschool teacher Citlali Gudino
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December 3, 2020
A+ Gifts For Teachers — Because They Deserve Something Really Special This Year
Pandora North America teamed up with four artists to benefit Children’s Institute
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December 1, 2020
LA Rams
Los Angeles Rams Players Participate in 'Giving Tuesday' by Awarding $750,000 to Local Social Justice Non-Profits
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November 16, 2020
2020 HALO Award Recipients
A capacity building program designed to strengthen organizations recognizes extraordinary volunteers
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October 28, 2020
Sports Illustrated
Rams Punter Johnny Hekker Earns NFC Special Teams Player of the Week While Raising Funds for CII
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July 24, 2020
Urbanize.LA
Children Institute's Gehry-Designed Campus Takes Shape in Watts
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June 15, 2020
The Chronicle of Social Change
Home Visitors Left to Check on Parents from Afar
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February 14, 2020
Los Angeles Sentinel
Children’s Institute Breaks Ground in Watts Celebrating a New Landmark In the Community
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February 5, 2020
The Architect's Newspaper
Frank Gehry-designed Children’s Institute breaks ground in Watts
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January 31, 2020
The Daily Breeze
Children’s Institute breaks ground on new, $20-million Watts campus
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January 31, 2020
Archinect
Gehry breaks ground on a community resource campus in Watts
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January 31, 2020
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Children’s Institute breaks ground on new, $20-million Watts campus
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October 31, 2019
MySocialGoodNews
Children’s Institute’s 2nd Annual Cape & Gown Gala Honoring Netflix’s Channing Dungey And Long-Time Supporters Bridget Gless Keller & Paul Keller Raises $1.2 Million For The Organization
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October 16, 2019
The Chronicle of Social Change
The Fight Against Preschool Pushout
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September 27, 2019
Univision 34 Los Angeles
Q&A with Univision's Mariana Montenegro and CII’s Adriana Molina, Director of Project ABC
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September 4, 2019
PR Newswire
Children’s Institute to Honor Netflix’s Channing Dungey and Long-Time Supporters Bridget Gless Keller & Paul Keller at 2nd Annual Cape & Gown Gala
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July 15, 2019
Spectrum News
How Potential ICE Raids Could Psychologically Impact Children
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July 10, 2019
Film Independent
Mary-Lyn Chambers Projects Art and Advocacy with New PSA
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July 9, 2019
WRCBtv
Children's Institute Releases Public Service Announcement On The Effects Of Childhood Trauma
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June 11, 2019
Spectrum News
Program Helps Foster Kids Beat the Odds, Graduate, Attend College
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May 2, 2019
Larchmont Chronicle
Fashion and philanthropy in runway gala, spring luncheon
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April 27, 2019
The Sacramento Bee
Mental health services vital to heal children traumatized by violence
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April 23, 2019
Beverly Hills Courier
Joan Mangum’s Society Scene —Colleagues Name Marlo Thomas A ‘Champion Of Children’
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April 10, 2019
WWD
Marlo Thomas, Henry Winkler, Oscar de La Renta Celebrate Colleagues Spring Luncheon in L.A.
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April 9, 2019
The Hollywood Reporter
Marlo Thomas Honored With Champion of Children Award
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March 14, 2019
Broadway World
31st Annual Colleagues Spring Luncheon And Oscar De La Renta To Honor Marlo Thomas
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March 11, 2019
Times Union Online
Netflix Executive and LAPD Lieutenant Among Five New Trustees at Children's Institute
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February 26, 2019
The Hollywood Reporter
Where Hollywood Offloads Their Stuff After Tidying Up With Marie Kondo
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February 14, 2019
Spectrum News
REACH Team Reaches Out To Victims of Gun Violence
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December 11, 2018
Youth Today
Dr. Todd Sosna Appointed Chief Program Officer at Children’s Institute
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November 5, 2018
Hearst
Hearst Foundations Present Fall 2018 Grants
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October 29, 2018
PR Newswire
Children's Institute To Honor Beth & Bob Lowe And Frank, Berta & Sam Gehry At Cape & Gown Gala On November 14
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September 20, 2018
CBS Los Angeles
Response Team To Offer Support to Children Exposed To Gun Violence
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September 20, 2018
Univision
'Reach Team' ofrecerá apoyo a los niños expuestos a la violencia armada en la comunidad de Watts
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September 20, 2018
LA Opinion
Grupo ayudará a niños víctimas de tiroteos en Watts
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September 20, 2018
LA West Media
Response Team to Offer Support to Children Exposed to Gun Violence
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July 10, 2018
California Health Report
Doctor’s Notes: At this Preschool for Traumatized Kids, Emotional Care Comes First, Then Academics
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April 20, 2018
Los Angeles Times
Paris Hilton, Jane Seymour, Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia attend the Colleagues' annual luncheon
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June 27, 2017
Modern Luxury
The Colleagues Annual Spring Luncheon
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October 21, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter
How Architecture Master Frank Gehry Is Giving Back to Watts
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August 25, 2016
L.A. Biz
Children’s Institute names new president and CEO
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September 22, 2015
Architectural Digest
Frank Gehry Unveils Pro Bono Design for Children’s Center in Low-Income L.A. Neighborhood
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September 15, 2015
Curbed Los Angeles
First Look at Frank Gehry's Pro Bono Design For a Campus For Kids in Watts
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September 12, 2015
Los Angeles Times
Watts made its mark on Frank Gehry, now the architect is returning the favor