Operation Progress LA | Pillars
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our pillars

The overarching goal of the 5 Pillars of Success is that youth build character, social competency, leadership skills, and emotional intelligence, and that they graduate life-ready from high school, vocational school or college. Side by side with the long-term commitment of parents, students, and organizations, Operation Progress is able to ensure fundamental educational opportunities, a sense of community, resiliency, safety, security, trust and life learning.

program goals


To build character, social competency, leadership skills and emotional intelligence enabling students to be well-rounded adults.


To provide the youth with educational opportunities that adequately prepare them for collegiate or technical education upon graduation from high school.


To incorporate LAPD mentorship in the youth’s journey, which provides them with a sustainable role model, promotes safety and fosters a change of perception between law enforcement and the community.

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