Empowering Youth Through Education

Media Coverage

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Variety: “There’s nothing more important than education, and thanks to this organization, 81% of Fulfillment Fund students become the first in their family to attend college,” Gordon said.
Monday, September 21, 2015
ABC7 spotlights the Fulfillment Fund's 19th annual college access conference, Destination College, featuring an inspirational performance by the award-winning artist Common.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
"The Fund has the same goal now as it did when Dr. Gary Gitnick launched it back in 1977: Help kids go to college. 'Violence is the result of poverty, and the only way to fight poverty is with education'."
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The Idaho Mountain Express highlights six ambassadors of the Fulfillment Fund who were selected to attend the 2015 Sun Valley Writers’ Conference in Idaho as visiting scholars.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Over the weekend at Dodger Stadium, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation hosted the graduation celebration for one of their grantees, the Fulfillment Fund.
Friday, May 29, 2015
California ranks 43rd in college degrees awarded to high school graduates, but the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund (LASIF)--a consortium of nonprofit organizations that includes the Fulfillment Fund--is working to address the graduation crisis.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Film and TV producer Mark Gordon will be recognized with the Tom Sherak Award at the Fulfillment Fund’s Stars 2015 benefit gala on October 14, Variety reports.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
In the Feb. 23 issue, Teri Hatcher explains how she and her 17-year-old daughter Emerson began encouraging donations for the Fulfillment Fund while touring colleges this past summer.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Fox 11 News anchor Christine Devine writes about the Fulfillment Fund’s work to get students to and through college, and also shares five tips on surviving community college.
Friday, November 14, 2014
In high school, Norma Leon said she watched her friends drop out one by one — to gangs, pregnancy and drugs. "I saw they weren't going anywhere and I didn't want to do that," said Leon, now 19 and a UC Santa Cruz sophomore.