On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in the Tom Bradley room at Los Angeles City Hall, 25 members of the Los Angeles community were honored for their foundational work to make a positive impact in our city.
PLEASE MEET A 2016 IMPACT-MAKER TO WATCH:
...as the director of the Center, Sue has led the organization to expand it’s excellent programming and secured hard to come by funding to do so. She is resourceful, creative and a tremendous problem solver, skilled in meeting the needs of the organization as well as working with other organizations to benefit the community as a whole.
— Mitchell Englander, LA City Council District 12
Sue Bruno serves as Executive Administrator of the Greig Smith LAPD Devonshire Youth Center, the home of the Devonshire Police Activities League. Combining a mix of leadership development, volunteer management and educational strategies, Sue works with community members and leaders to reach the goals of Devonshire PALS. PALS is dedicated to developing character in youth, reducing juvenile crime and creating safer communities by providing after-school enrichment programs for low-income, at-risk children and teens that build strong, positive relationships between youth and law enforcement officers. Each day PALS offers life changing opportunities for young people who might not otherwise receive and believes that community change starts with our young people. PALS serves over 100 kids a day but impacts one child at a time. Sue is a long time resident of the San Fernando Valley where she raised her family, worked 15 years in school administration and serves as volunteer in the communities of Los Angeles.