Greater Los Angeles

1977 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90007
310-947-9880
 
Mailing Address:
PO Box 748
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Who We Are

at a Glance

1941

Young Life begins in the USA

In a town in Texas, at the request of his pastor, a young associate pastor named Jim Raybrun began showing young people how much God cares about them by showing up in their world and sharing the message of God's love through Jesus in ways and words they could understand and relate to.

100+

Countries with Young Life staff and leaders

Today, Young Life is a global organization with local focus. You'll find Young Life leaders from diverse cultures, nationalities and backgrounds in over 100 countries around the world. ​

Two million

young people reached by Young Life staff and leaders

Whether it's in cities or villages, towns or tower blocks, in countries on every continent, Young Life leaders are working with over two million young people, right in their own neighborhoods.

348,000

KIDS INVOLVED WEEKLY

Since 1941, Young Life leaders have walked with kids and earned the right to be heard in an exhausting and exciting world. In 2018, 348,000 kids were involved every week all around the world.

DAVE AVRAMOVICH

Regional Director

MARK STATEMA

SENIOR AREA DEVELOPER

ANGEL RUIZ

VICE PRESIDENT

ROBIN HEFFERNAN

WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP NETWORK

BRITTANY COX

REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR

MARISA AVRAMOVICH

REGIONAL TRAINING COORDINATOR

NICCOLE "BALDI" RYAN

CAMPING INITIATIVES COORDINATOR

​ Los Angeles Board

GREG FORGATCH

BRIAN MATTHEWS

STENN PARTON

RAVI SANKARAN

 

BRIAN WATSON

BILL DUFOUR

SARAH MCHALE

You Were Made for this

Your story matters, and it can make a difference beyond what you imagine.

Volunteer your time to work directly with young people.

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The involvement of people like you is vital to healthy, sustainable, quality youth work in your area and across our nations.
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