Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 15th at 3:00 pm "Caste" - SPY's April Book Club

We'll be reading "Caste" By Isabel Wilkerson. Join us via zoom for a discussion about the book. RSVP for the book club HERE. All are welcome!

April 8th at 6:00 pm - From Ally To Advocate: Community Food Systems and Food Sovereignty 

Join SPY Community Garden staff as we discuss food insecurity, community food systems, and food apartheid.

Register for the meeting here.

April 4th - April 28th - Bake the Change 

Safe Place for Youth (SPY) is gathering local bakeries, restaurants, caterers, and chefs for SPY’s first-ever Bake the Change virtual raffle to raise awareness and funds for youth experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Supporters will have the chance to enter to win some local pies and purchase tickets to a virtual cooking class with Giada De Laurentiis. 100% of proceeds raised will help sustain SPY’s life-saving youth services.

Peruse the sweet treats up for grabs here.

Save Your Appetite for the Main Course: Cooking with Giada

Join us for a virtual cooking class with Emmy award-winning television personality, Giada De Laurentiis. We'll prepare a delicious Fusilli with Pesto and Green Beans dish from Giada's recently released bestselling cookbook, Eat Better, Feel Better, before preparing a mouthwatering batch of Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies. 100% of proceeds will help sustain Safe Place for Youth (SPY)'s life-saving services for unhoused and at-risk youth in West Los Angeles.

Ticket holders will receive a Zoom link and grocery list prior to joining us on Wednesday, April 28th at 6:00 pm via Zoom.

Get your tickets to cook with Giada HERE.


Past Events

Safe and Sound was SPY’s first-ever virtual event. We were able to bring the community together, raise awareness about youth homelessness, raise funds critical to help us continue our impactful work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out the show!

Hosted by: Dave Burd AKA Lil Dicky
Intermission with: Giada De Laurentiis
Featuring: SPY Youth Artists - Lena Adams, Yeya, Metamorphosis, Relly, Kaliheir, & Gabriel, Aloe Blacc, Matt Berninger of The National, Nathan Willett of Cold War Kids, Grouplove, Sameer Gadhia of Young the Giant, Milk Carton Kids, Phantom Planet, Frank Turner, David Sebastian, Beach Bunny, David Ryan Harris, Bryan Greenberg, Leif Vollebekk, NoMBe, Jae-Mi, Bill Waves and Sierra Sellers.