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Your donations can provide much needed services and programming for youth to keep them safe in the often dangerous after-school hours in their community. Help us provide a safe place where they can learn, explore, and participate in fun new experiences.

Upcoming Events

8:00 am Skechers Performance Los Angeles... @ Dodger Stadium
Skechers Performance Los Angeles... @ Dodger Stadium
Mar 17 @ 8:00 am
Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon & LA Big 5K Charity Program @ Dodger Stadium | Los Angeles | California | United States
Register for our team here! Join Team Urban Compass! Urban Compass has been selected as an official charity partner of the 2018 LA BIG 5K and Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon! Come run LA with[...]
6:30 pm Good Vibrations- Spring Gala 2018 @ Los Angeles River Center and Gardens
Good Vibrations- Spring Gala 2018 @ Los Angeles River Center and Gardens
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Good Vibrations- Spring Gala 2018 @ Los Angeles River Center and Gardens | Los Angeles | California | United States
You’ll have Fun, Fun, Fun! Save the Date for another great spring event! Purchase your Tickets/Become a Sponsor Today! 2018 Event Honorees This year’s Good Vibrations gala event will be held on Friday, April 20,[...]


Check out news, events, and success happening at Urban Compass!

Urban Compass is pointed towards Pico-Union!

In the 2017-2018 school year, Urban Compass will replicate its winning program formula in the Pico-Union community! Beginning with an inaugural cohort of students in grades Kindergarten through 2nd grade, Urban Compass will offer top-notch after-school and summer...

It was A Supreme Evening!

More event photos! Thank you for your support of A Supreme Evening with Urban Compass on April 27th! It was a wonderful night celebrating Urban Compass kids and programs at the beautiful LA River Center and Gardens! From music, fun Diana Ross and The Supremes tribute,...

Save the Date for A Supreme Evening!

Our annual spring gala is right around the corner! Mark your calendars for “A Supreme Evening” on April 27, 2017 at the Los Angeles River Center & Gardens. Each year, Urban Compass celebrates its youth programs while paying tribute to a music icon....

Urban Compass featured on CBS 2 and KCAL 9!

Urban Compass is proud to be featured on the People Making a Difference segment on CBS 2 News! Check out the great feature of our college and student volunteers/mentors who inspire our Watts youth and help make our programs such a success. Click the video...

Help us Jingle All the Way to $50K!

Urban Compass Holiday Matching Donation Opportunity! We are excited to announce that an All-Star group of generous individuals have teamed up to match all donations to Urban Compass up to $25,000! Thanks to these Secret Santas, Urban Compass may receive up to a total...

Meet the New UC Bunch!

Make a Back to School donation today to put these future college graduates on a path to academic success with Urban Compass! We want to introduce you to the new little squad members who are thrilled to join our programs this year! Most are the little brothers and...

LA Dodgers Foundation supports UC Kids!

Urban Compass is excited to announce that we are an official grantee of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation! Through an investment of $10,000, Urban Compass will receive vital support for our after-school programs, specifically our literacy and blended learning...

Full STEAM Ahead for Summer!

Our 11th academic year has come to an end and we are so grateful for another year of student improvement, and being embraced by the Watts community! All homework has been submitted, all tests are completed, and culminations have been celebrated with our families…and,...

2nd Annual Family Achievement Brunch

With yummy food from the Watts Coffee House and a room full of our families and students, we had a blast recognizing our achievements and academic improvement at our 2nd Annual Family Achievement Brunch. Awards were presented for attendance, homework completion,...

It was truly a Wonderful Night!

Wow! What a night! We thank all of our guests for joining and supporting us on April 27th at the LA River Center and Gardens…and we mean it from the bottom of our hearts!  We are overjoyed at all the love we received as we celebrated our student programs and...

Urban Compass named LMU Community Partner of the Year!

Urban Compass and Executive Director, Xochiltl Bravo, were honored with the Community Partner of the Year award from Loyola Marymount University! Staff and our Crimson Circle friends joined us in being honored at the Riordan Community Service Awards luncheon on April...

Join us for A Night of Wonder on April 27th!

Each year Urban Compass celebrates a music icon or fun genre as we share our work and accomplishments serving the youth of Los Angeles. We hope you will join us in April for another amazing night as we pay tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder and our Urban Compass...

First Annual Family Math Night!

Our first ever Urban Compass Family Math Night was a hit! On Wednesday, April 6th, students and their families rotated between various math game stations led by Vebum Dei high school and Loyola Marymount University student volunteers. Students enjoyed playing board...

Urban Compass in the LA Sentinel!

To honor our decade of service in Watts, Urban Compass was featured in the Los Angeles Sentinel with a great article on our origins and mission to serve our community! “This is 10 years of academic help and social engagement that these kids have had with each...