Click to toggle navigation menu.
Los Angeles Sentinel Features 2023 Nonprofit of the Year: Social Justice Learning Institute

Assemblymember Tinna McKinnor of Inglewood named the Social Justice Learning Institute as the 2023 Nonprofit of the Year. This special recognition signifies the growth of the organization, as well as its impact in the communities they serve throughout Inglewood and South Los Angeles. SJLI’s work to meet the needs of the community through addressing food insecurity, developing youth leadership opportunities, and elevating their voices on the housing crisis has made the organization a leader and change agent in the community. 

“We’re so grateful for this wonderful opportunity,” says Executive Director Derek Steele. “Thank you to Assemblymember McKinnor for being a continued supporter of the work we’re doing in the community.”

Read more in the Los Angeles Sentinel on Page 5 here.

Watch Assemblymember Kinnor interview Executive Director Derek Steele and Director of Development and Communications Megan Hayward. 


Inglewood Assemblymember Names Social Justice Learning Institute 2023 Nonprofit of the YearSJLI Mentioned in LA Sentinel Article About Black History Month

In the LA Sentinel article, “Celebrating Black History Month: Q and A with Morgan Chase’s Christopher Beene,” where Christopher discusses what Black History Month means to him and how he celebrates. This year, Christopher partnered with Social Justice Learning Institute to pass out food and clothing to the local community.

Read more.

The Social Justice Learning Institute Receives an NBA Foundation Grant to Support Youth Workforce DevelopmentThe Social Justice Learning Institute and Loyola Marymount University Partner to Bring a Food Pantry to CampusReport: LA Nonprofits Detail Impacts of COVID-19, Racial Equity Efforts, and Increased DemandBlack Caucus Honors Unsung Hero Derek Steele, Executive Director of the Social Justice Learning InstituteSocial Justice Learning Institute Receives $5K Grant from the NBA and Lakers Youth FoundationPaul George Foundation, Social Justice Learning Institute, and Brotherhood Crusade Host L.A. Students at Space CampCountering The De-Education Of Black Boys