Hack for LA is the Los Angeles Code for America Brigade, a network of civic-minded technologists who contribute their skills toward using the web as a platform for local government and community service. We connect the people in government to local hackers to solve real problems! It's fulfilling work that will lead you to meet some incredible people.
For more than 30 years, YPI has provided a holistic approach to breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty by ensuring access to high-quality education, workforce training and opportunities, and essential services for youth and families. In 2017, YPI received a VEAP grant and started the VeteransNow program; which serves Veterans by providing training and job placement.
In 2013, Mayor Garcetti created the Office of Veterans Affairs -the first in the City of Los Angeles since World War II- to work collaboratively with government agencies and community based organizations to advocate for and coordinate services for veterans in Los Angeles. Los Angeles is home to the highest concentration of military veterans in the country. It is also home to many veteran service organizations working tirelessly to ensure veterans in Los Angeles can access the services they have earned.
Code for America uses the principles and practices of the digital age to improve how government serves the American public, and how the public improves government. Since 2011, we’ve worked with thousands of tech industry professionals to help 100+ local governments serve their communities better. Now we're working with government to make the most of our tax dollars to help millions of underserved Americans.