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Seasonal Employment Opportunities

The City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) was established in July of 2007 to address gang violence in a comprehensive and coordinated way throughout the City. GRYD implements a Comprehensive Strategy to drive funding and practice decisions across areas designated as GRYD Zones. GRYD currently provides gang intervention and prevention services in 23 GRYD Zones throughout the City of Los Angeles, along with community engagement programming, and various other initiatives.

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Our Rampart 1 GRYD Zone team is happy to celebrate the success of this young man, who went from being homeless in a dangerous community to working. He's but one of the many success stories we see here in our zone. Awesome work Rampart 1 team!

GRYD staff members

GRYD Results at a Glance


Estimated Number of Violent Gang Crimes Prevented by
GRYD incident response 2014-15


Visits to 32 Summer
Night Lights Sites Sites in 2017


GRYD Prevention Clients
decreased risk of gang joining


Enrollment Increase in 2017
Intervention & Prevention Services