Congressman Brad Sherman

Representing the 30th District of CALIFORNIA

Community Project Funding requests submitted to the House Committee on Appropriations FY2022

  

Baby2Baby On-the-Go

The entity to receive funding for this project is Baby2Baby., located at 5830 W. Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016.

Requested Amount: $1,000,000

The funding would be used for expansion to reach 120,000 to 300,000 children living in poverty by removing the challenges that have prevented access to basic essentials for the most underserved, impoverished and remote communities in the San Fernando Valley.

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request

 

Business Technical Assistance Program

The entity to receive funding for this project is The Valley Economic Alliance, located at 5121 Van Nuys Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.

Requested Amount: $138,000

The funding would be used for offering critical business assistance services designed to retain jobs in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles County. The Business Technical Assistance Program offers valuable public benefit by increasing the resilience and growth if local small businesses that create jobs, generate tax revenues that fund public services, and fuel our local economy.

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request

 

Center For A Healthy Community, Winnetka Clinic

The entity to receive funding for this project is El Proyecto del Barrio, Inc., located at 20800 Sherman Way, Winnetka, CA 91306.

Requested Amount: $1,000,000

The funding would be used for the Center for a Healthy Community which serves both the Winnetka and Northridge community offering dental services and women's specialty care that is of highest need in our geographical areas.

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request

 

Community Computer & Technology Lab Restoration & Upgrade

The entity to receive funding for this project is New Directions for Youth, Inc., located at 7315 North Lankershim Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91605.

Requested Amount: $133,750

The funding would be used for upgrading and updating the Community Computer and Technology Lab by providing 25 new computers, accessories and workstations.  New Directions for Youth provides a range of diverse services and programs to meet the complex needs of at-risk youth and their families.

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request

 

COVID Relief

The entity to receive funding for this project is Labor Community Services of Los Angeles, located at 2130 James M. Wood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006.

Requested Amount: $362,000

The funding would be used for providing food at food pantries and large-scale food distributions to families and individuals throughout the county and providing emergency rental/mortgage and utilities assistance to those who have immediate needs.

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request

 

Homeless Services Community Project

The entity to receive funding for this project is Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, located 11076 Norris Ave., 2nd Floor Pacoima, CA 91331.

Requested Amount: $2,000,000

The funding would be used to complete a Homeless Services Community Project which will provide shelter and mental health services for unhoused individuals seeking supportive housing services.  The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has reported 54,291unhoused individuals in Los Angeles in their 2020 Homeless Count, 2021 Homeless Count was cancelled due to COVID. However, the COVID pandemic has brought a higher focus to the development of robust services for the unhoused community.

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request

 

Park Improvements to Warner Center

The entity to receive funding for this project is the City of Los Angeles, located at 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Requested Amount: $250,000

The funding would be used for improvements to the Warner Center Park. Warner Center Park is a popular destination for San Fernando Valley recreators but much of the park receives little to no shade throughout the day, including the exercise area and the outdoor stage.

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request

 

Post-Pandemic Child Mental Health Care

The entity to receive funding for this project is Strength United, a Chartered Center of California State University Northridge (CSUN), located at 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330.

Requested Amount: $1,000,000

The funding would be used for addressing the long-term mental health needs of children in our community arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has substantially increased the risk of potentially life-threatening situations for children, who have been forced into quarantine and isolation, exposing them to increased risk for maltreatment.

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request

 

Restoring Land to Reduce Fire Risk

The entity to receive funding for this project is Tree People, Inc , located at 12601 Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210.

Requested Amount: $845,000

The funding would be used for restoring land to reduce fire risk at Aliso Canyon and O'Melveny Park.   The northern end of the Aliso Canyon wash was impacted by the Sesnon Fire in 2008.   Aliso Canyon and O'Melveny Park were both impacted by the Saddleride Fire in October of 2019. 

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request

 

Sepulveda Basin Community Room

The entity to receive funding for this project is the City of Los Angeles, located at 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Requested Amount: $3,000,000

The funding would be used for a  community room and ranger station with public restrooms and are part of a larger, 30-acre project that will include construction of four multi-purpose sports fields, lighting, irrigation, stadium/bleacher seating, concessions, paths, native landscaping, and active transportation connections to the Metro G (formerly Orange) Line and National Park Service trail system (designated along LA River) to accommodate expanded public recreational use on approximately 30 acres west of the existing Sepulveda Basin Sports Complex.

Link to Financial Disclosure Letter for Community Project Funding Request