In Memoriam

Adam Luna | Craig Batiste | Bobby Busby

The Mayor's Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) celebrates the life of Adam Luna, Craig Batiste, Bobby Busby, community interventionists and leaders in their field whose dedication and service will always be remembered.

Fall Friday Nights 2021 kicks off this Friday, September 17th and runs for 8 consecutive weeks through Friday, November 5th! More information by clicking the Fall Friday Nights header above.
Thank you for joining us during this year's Summer Night Lights 2021! Stay tuned to this space for additional information on Fall Friday Nights 2021 and Summer Night Lights 2022.
SNL 2021 is here! Full program details, including date and locations, are available at our SNL hub above or at Please email us at for any questions. See you at the parks!
Summer Night Lights 2021 is coming! Details are on the way and will be available on our SNL 2021 hub (
The Prevention team at El Centro Del Pueblo (ECDP) in Rampart 1 and 2 hosted an interactive Zoom workshop as part of their ongoing Activating Intentional Youth Development Approach (AIYDA) strategies to best engage with community families. Excellent work, ECDP!
The Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) team took their youth to the Wind Wolves Preserve for a camping trip full of group activities and fresh air. Excellent work, WLCAC!
The Volunteers of America team in Rampart II team participated in a community event at MacArthur Park alongside LAHSA, PATH, and the LA Public Health Department to provide housing resources, food items, COVID tests, and COVID vaccines to the homeless and transgender population within the area. Excellent work, VOA!
The Volunteers of America (VOA) team in Rampart II participated in an Easter event and Candlelight Vigil, both of which took place with our partners at the LAPD Rampart Station. The team was able to engage the community and provide some relief during this overwhelming time. Excellent work, VOA!
gun buyback
Thank you to all who stopped by our annual Anonymous Gun Buyback event! Community members were able to turn in their weapons and receive gift cards in exchange, no questions asked.