The LA’s BEST Family Brunch celebrates the importance of family, community and child-centered values. Every Kid Counts highlights the scope and reach of our work – to ensure every child in LA has a safe place to be after school with access to resources to help them thrive in life.

The Family Brunch is a unique event featuring performances by LA’s BEST students and interactive experiences for guests to feel the impact of LA’s BEST. Join us for heartfelt connections with our community of supporters, students and staff.


Michaela Pereira

Michaela Pereira, of “Michaela” on HLN, has supported LA’s BEST since 2004! Michaela served on the BEST Friends Board, visited with hundreds of our students and hosted our signature event for years.

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente has partnered with LA’s BEST for over two decades to help provide safe, nurturing after school environments so that children from economically distressed communities have the opportunity to lead healthy, happy and fulfilled lives.

Karen Calderon

Karen Calderon is one of LA’s BEST star Alumni! Karen, a senior in high school, was elected by her peers to serve as the student representative on the LA Unified School District Board, where she represents all 650,000 students in LAUSD.

Kaiser Permanente

The Candy and Aaron Spelling Foundation
DFS Group, North America
Heather Lord & Jason Wolenik
Gibson Dunn and The Dusseault Family
Good Work(s) Make A Difference
United Airlines
Warner Bros. Records

Bain & Company and Russ Hagey
Mary and Glen Odell
The Riordan Foundation

Dr. Eva Baker, UCLA
Helena Cho, Good Work(s) Make a Difference
Adam Deromedi, AECOM
Chris Dusseault, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles
Dr. Pedro Noguera, UCLA
Mary Odell
Christine Simmons, Los Angeles Sparks
Cameron Strang, Warner Bros. Records
David Travers, ZipRecruiter
Barbara & Zev Yaroslavsky

Event Producer

Mark Flaisher

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Thank you for supporting LA’s BEST!