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What We Do

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Alliance for Community Empowerment (ACE) is a nonprofit community-based organization in Canoga Park, California. We envision empowered and thriving communities where barriers have been overcome.

Our mission is to empower marginalized communities by providing education/vocational programming, personal enrichment, and supportive services through collaboration and community action.

ACE hosts multiple programs that serve as layers of support for young people to address the various issues facing our communities: RUTH YouthBuildGang Reduction Youth Development (GRYD)and ACE’s Career Academies.  All programming is FREE for participants.

Our Vision & Mission
Our History
Awards & Recognition

News & Announcements

Graduation 2020
June 18, 2020
Congratulations Class of 2020!
We would like to congratulate the graduating class of 2020. Our students worked so hard to reach this milestone. Surrounded by friends and family, in a socially distanced envir...
Graduation 2019
June 24, 2019
Congratulations Class of 2019!
You are warmly invited to join us in celebrating yet another cohort of hard-working YouthBuild & GRYD graduates as they walk across the graduation stage and onto the next chapter of thei...
2019 ACE Art Walk
June 20, 2019
COME ONE, COME ALL! – Summer ’19
Don't miss out on one of your THREE opportunities to check out ACE during the 2019 ACE Art Walk. Held every 3rd Thursday of each summer month, we are kickstarting our Art Walk journey on Th...

Community Partners

West Hills Hospital
SFV Coalition on Gangs
LA Probation Dept
City of Los Angeles
Work Source
Institute for Community Health Wellbeing
YouthBuild USA
Tarzana Treatment Centers
Full Vision Arts Foundation
NPA Canoga Park
IBEW Local 11
Rotary International
Wells Fargo
Bob Blumenfield Council Member
Strength United
Inyo County