“Talent is universal, but opportunity is not.” On Wednesday, LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril delivered the keynote address at … Watch Now
LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril was featured on the Brown Girls Rising podcast, discussing her role at the … Read More
Summer is for swimming, and few organizations know that more than the LA84 Foundation and the USA Swimming Foundation. The … Watch Now
This summer, it’s time to make a splash.The LA84 Foundation is partnering with the USA Swimming Foundation in 2017 to save … Read More
The LA84 Foundation welcomed the Los Angeles Galaxy Academy team on Tuesday afternoon, introducing the young athletes to LA’s Olympic heritage … Read More
The LA84 Foundation is teaming with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Clinton Foundation and over 30 additional partners as part of #GirlsAre, a … Read More
LA84 Foundation President & CEO Renata Simril spoke towards of the International Olympic Committee at the StubHub Center on Wednesday, … Read More
The LA84 Foundation and the LA 2024 Olympic bid engaged with Olympians and Angelenos alike at their joint booth at … Watch Now
The LA84 Foundation, a legacy of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, and LA 2024 will be partnering to bring Olympians, authors, … Read More
Weaving a thread between youth sports and the cultural heritage of Los Angeles Little Tokyo District. Teaching at-risk youth the … Read More
“Stay true to your journey, and stay outside your comfort zone. You are our future, so go make it happen.” … Read More
The LA84 Foundation continues to burn the torch of the 1984 Olympic Games, having impacted more than 3 million youth … Read More
The LA84 Foundation prides itself on being a champion for equality, and the mission starts from the top down. The … Read More
LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril spoke to the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday morning, as the LA…
Director Jessie Aurritt discusses her coming-of-age documentary, following an Orthodox Jewish girl in the powerlifting world.
Next up for the 8th grade flag football team is the 2017 NFL FLAG Championships in Orlando. See how the team was sent off in style.
Even on a cloudy Monday morning, spirits were bright for four Angeleno student-athletes as they celebrated the New Year in…
LA84’s SAMbassadors lent a helping hand in preparing for one of Southern California’s longest-standing traditions.
LA84’s SAMbassadors are a group of student-athletes with an eye on the community and giving back. On Tuesday, Dec. 27, … Read More
Four student-athletes will be taking an active part in the 2017 Rose Parade, representing the LA84 Foundation as part of … Read More
The Los Angeles Rams are professional football’s return to the nation’s second-most populous metro area, but it is not as if … Read More
The Los Angeles Times’ High School Insider was on hand at the 2016 LA84 Run4Fun Festival on December 10, and … Read More
Middle-schoolers from across Southern California raced at a difficult course atop the scenic Elysian Park….
Through the help of an LA84 grantee and impeccable resolve, a young quarterback from South LA paved a path to becoming a Rhodes Scholar.
Skateboarding is set to make its debut as an Olympic sport in the Tokyo 2020 Games, but Los Angeles and … Read More
More than 60 high school coaches took in a wealth of knowledge and coaching expertise on Saturday, November 20 at … Watch Now
LA84 Foundation President & CEO Renata Simril was honored by WISE Los Angeles as a Women of Inspiration Honoree on … Watch Now
The benefits of teamwork aren’t limited to a baseball diamond or basketball court. When organizations work together, opportunities to create … Watch Now
In the Los Angeles Times, the mayor discussed how youth sports has positively impacted his professional arc.
The Summer Olympic Games have not been in the United States for 20 years, but the LA 2024 Olympic Bid … Watch Now
Getting girls in the game is an issue paramount in a sporting world that does not always treat female athletes … Read More
Partnerships. It’s a buzz word in the field of youth sports and in business on the whole, but how exactly … Watch Now
Olympians and Paralympians are at the pinnacle of their sports, and they didn’t reach such heights by accident. At the … Watch Now
See panel takeaways and quotes on how to find safe sports spaces in undeserved communities.
The event brought together civic leaders, sports industry executives and top athletes to work to elevate youth sports.
LA84 Foundation President & CEO Renata Simril delivered the keynote address at the 5th Annual LA84 Foundation Summit on October … Watch Now
Youth sports isn’t as simple as youth deciding they simply want to play sports. For many, there are cost, geographic … Watch Now
Known as Student Athletes in Motion (SAMs), this group of leaders will discuss and work to change youth sports issues.
From the Vatican to the streets of Los Angeles, the power of sport when harnessed can be a crucial tool to tackle social issues.
The study reveals soccer as the most-played sport in LA County, as well as a notable statistic about youth skateboarding.
They say that history repeats itself. For the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura (BGCGV), that phrase ringing true … Read More
LOS ANGELES – The LA84 Foundation is pleased to announce its 5th annual summit at the JW Marriott L.A. Live in Los Angeles … Read More
Hundreds of young water polo players and synchronized swimmers took to the pool Sunday, competing in the 2016 Summer Swim Festival … Read More
Summer is for swimming, and nearly 1,000 kids hopped in the pool today at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center for … Read More
Rep. Charles Boustany, Jr. (R-LA) has introduced the PHIT Act, a bill with bipartisan Congressional support that would provide a…
Organized after-school sports are crucial, but finding affordable ways for kids to play is a challenge we need to solve.
LOS ANGELES (June 30, 2016) – The LA84 Foundation announced today that it is awarding nearly $2 million in grants … Read More
LOS ANGELES (June 23, 2016) – Five hundred young athletes participated in Los Angeles’ Olympic Day 2016 celebration Thursday, hosted by … Read More
Twelve athletes are now Rio-bound after being selected to a Team USA squad aiming for gold in the pool.
On June 16, 2016, Team USA Women’s Water Polo unveiled the 12 players that will be representing the United States … Watch Now
LOS ANGELES (February 4, 2016)— The LA84 Foundation, a legacy of the 1984 Olympic Games and the nationally recognized leader … Read More
LOS ANGELES (November 18, 2015) –The LA84 Foundation announced grants that will help provide highly-needed facilities, staff and equipment for … Read More
LOS ANGELES (October 31, 2015) – City leaders, Olympians, and youth soccer players came together today to unveil the first … Read More
LOS ANGELES (June 29, 2015) — Today, the LA84 Foundation Board of Directors increased its commitment to the 2015 Special … Read More
(SANTA CLARA) – United States soccer legends Kristine Lilly and Julie Foudy, decorated women’s national team coach Tony DiCicco, Santa … Read More
LOS ANGELES (June 18, 2015) — Every middle school in LAUSD will be among the beneficiaries of the latest round … Read More
LOS ANGELES (May 28, 2015) – The LA84 Foundation and Big 5 Sporting Goods are teaming up to make a … Read More
LOS ANGELES (January 22, 2015) — The LA84 Foundation Board of Directors announced today more than $1.68 million in grants … Read More
LOS ANGELES (October 30, 2014) — The LA84 Foundation, which continues to invest proceeds from the 1984 Olympic Games to … Read More
Olympic Legends Join L.A. Leaders To Celebrate Ferraro Fields Renewal In Honor Of 30th Anniversary Of The 1984 Games
LOS ANGELES (July 29, 2014) – Thirty years to the day after he ascended the Coliseum steps and lit the … Read More
LOS ANGELES (June 18, 2014) – Today, the LA84 Foundation Board of Directors approved $1.3 million in grants to 29 … Read More
LOS ANGELES (May 29, 2014) – At today’s precedent-setting White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, President Obama … Read More
LOS ANGELES (January 22, 2014) – As the world’s focus turns to the Olympic Games in Sochi, the LA84 Foundation … Read More
LOS ANGELES (December 2, 2013) – With national concern on the rise over the dangers of brain injuries in football … Read More
LOS ANGELES (October 23, 2013) – The LA84 Foundation, which continues to invest proceeds from the 1984 Games to support … Read More
More than 900 children will take part in the LA84 Foundation Summer Swim Festival at Expo Center in Los Angeles, … Read More
The LA84 Foundation, which continues to invest proceeds from the 1984 Games to support non-profit organizations in eight counties in … Read More
LA84 Foundation and LA Dodgers Foundation Dedicate Improved Youth Baseball Fields at Highland Park Recreation Center
On Saturday, April 20, 2013 the LA84 Foundation in partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and the City of … Read More
From Mark Winter’s article published in Inside Tennis (April 2013): Searching for information about the significance of the number 28 … Read More
Surplus from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games Continues to Benefit Youngsters of Southern California
The LA84 Foundation, the legacy of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, announced today $1,519,091 in grants to support 26 … Read More
The LA84 Foundation and the Dodgers Dream Foundation, in partnership and City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, … Read More
Youngsters Throughout Southern California Continue to Benefit from the Legacy of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games
The LA84 Foundation, the legacy of the 1984 Olympic Games, has awarded $218,533 in grants to support 11 youth sports … Read More
Youngsters Dreaming of Some Day Competing in the Olympic Games Participate in Summer Ending Swim Meet
More than 900 local youngsters, ages 7-17, who have been part of the LA84 Foundation’s Summer Swim Program, will participate … Read More
Olympian and Education Leader Observes Progress Made and Work Still Needed to Deliver on Promise of Title IX
Anita L. DeFrantz, president of the LA84 Foundation made the following statement in observation of the 40th anniversary of Title … Read More
It is summer. Youngsters throughout Los Angeles have the opportunity to learn to swim and participate in water polo, synchronized … Read More
The Surplus of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games Continues to Benefit Youngsters in Southern California
The LA84 Foundation has awarded $1,101,238 in grants to support 28 youth sports programs throughout Southern California. Since inception, the … Read More
The LA84 Foundation/Beyond the Bell Branch Middle School Soccer District-Wide Finals took place Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Marina Del … Read More
The grey clouds did not dampen the spirits of the boys and girls who gathered to be the first to … Read More
The LA84 Foundation and the Dodgers Dream Foundation, in partnership with and the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation … Read More
The girls team from Holmes Middle School and the boys from Palms Middle School were crowned as champions at the … Read More
The LA84 Foundation, the Dodgers Dream Foundation, and the City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks are continuing the partnership … Read More
More Than 46,000 Youngsters to Benefit from Grants to Youth Sports Organizations by the LA84 Foundation
The LA84 Foundation announced today $1,512,530 in grants to support 28 youth sports programs in Southern California benefitting more than … Read More