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January Social Impact Breakfast

  • Grid 110 555 W 5th St #630 Los Angeles, CA, 90013 USA (map)

Join us at our upcoming Social Impact Breakfasts in Los Angeles. Each breakfast features a set of speakers (Impact-Makers) and an opportunity to connect with others working to make an impact.

The next Social Impact Breakfast is on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Grid 110 (555 W 5th St #630, Los Angeles, CA 90013). Two dynamic breakfast speakers who are working to make an impact in LA will share their stories and insights into making that impact:


Wendy Garen, President and CEO at The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Wendy became President and CEO in 2008 after working for the Parsons Foundation for over 20 years. Prior to this, Garen was Executive Director of the Los Angeles Child Care and Development Council, program manager at Children’s Home Society of Orange County, and founding staff member of the children’s nonprofit Crystal Stairs. She serves on countless boards, most recently serving as chair of Southern California Grantmakers, a regional association of 300+ foundations, corporations, government grantmakers and philanthropic advisors.

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Josh Rubenstein, Director of Public Relations, LAPD

Director Rubenstein's media expertise and enthusiasm helps him lead strategic LAPD communications and media efforts in innovative ways. As the Commanding Officer of the recently established Public Communications Group, Josh oversees Media Relations Division, serving as a key communications strategist and advisor to command staff and department personnel. Before joining LAPD, Josh was CBS LA's chief meteorologist, where he earned an Emmy and two Golden Mic Awards.

About Social Impact Breakfasts:

Everyday in LA, thousands of people are working to make the city a better place, improving the lives of fellow Angelenos. The City Impact Lab in Los Angeles brings together those working to make an impact -- in government, in the arts, in neighborhoods, in non-profits, and in business -- to share breakfast and jumpstart their effectiveness with tactics for success from impact-makers across the city.

The 75 minute breakfast is formatted to provide attendees with the opportunity to 1) connect to others who can support their work, 2) learn tactics from expert "Impact Makers," and 3) find ways to more effectively create a social impact in LA. Each breakfast includes at least 2 speakers providing their specific strategies to make an impact in LA. Space is limited to 35 attendees from a cross sector of government, non-profit, business, and arts professionals.

The Social Impact Breakfast is only $15. Space is limited, so register early.

Transit Information:
Take the Metro to the Pershing Square station. 

Parking Information:
Complimentary parking provided by Joe's Auto Parks.

To receive free parking, please download and print the
January 2017 Parking Pass.

Please park at Joe's Auto Parks, 504 Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90013


Earlier Event: December 1
December Social Impact Breakfast
Later Event: February 2
February Social Impact Breakfast