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STEM Attended The Seventh Annual Gala for Youth Policy Institute

Visit to YPI Seveth Annual Gala
The Youth Policy Institute welcomed over 300 guests to their seventh annual gala, on October 6, 2016. Guests gathered at Paramount Pictures. In attendance were Mayor Eric Garcetti, Chris Pine, Victor Webster, and Tim Robbins. Mr. Hirsch, principal of STEM Academy of Hollywood introduced Paola Lopez-Cordon, a STEM alumni who just started her first year at UCLA.
Led by Tim Robbins and Mayor Garcetti, the program included a text-to-donate opportunity, allowing guests to send a donation via text message in support of YPI’s Promise Scholars program. The generous guests exceeded the goal of $50,000 (led by the Annenberg Foundation donating $10,000). Thanks to a challenge gift of $25,000 by honoree Joseph Sanberg the total amount raised was even greater. The donations will help support STEM's college and career and tutoring programs. nstitute welcomed over 300 guests to their seventh annual gala, on October 6, 2016. Guests gathered at Paramount Pictures. In attendance were Mayor Eric Garcetti, Chris Pine, Victor Webster, and Tim Robbins. Mr. Hirsch, principal of STEM Academy of Hollywood introduced Paola Lopez-Cordon, a STEM alumni who just started her first year at UCLA.