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Our Mission
A Place Called Home is a transformational youth and community center based in South Central Los Angeles. Founded in 1993 as a safe space for young people facing poverty and systemic adversity, APCH provides a safe, nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education, and wellness for the young people in South Central Los Angeles to help them improve their economic conditions, and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives.
What We Do
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Color Palette

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RGB #0095D7
PMS 7689 C
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RGB #99C35B
PMS 367 C
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RGB #A16FA7
PMS 7440 C
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RGB #D53089
PMS 240 C
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RGB #D63737
PMS 1797 C
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RGB #EC9935
PMS 1495 C
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RGB #F5CB51
PMS 128 C

Jonathan Zeichner, CEO

Jonathan Zeichner is CEO of A Place Called Home, providing arts, education and wellness programs for youth and families in South Central Los Angeles.

Zeichner co-founded Inside Out Community Arts, recipient of the Coming Up Taller Award from The President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities and the NEA.

Zeichner is a Durfee Fellow, a Stanford EPNL Fellow, and received the Center for Nonprofit Management’s Award for Excellence in Leadership and Innovation, and the Executive Service Corp’s Megan G. Cooper Leadership Award.

During COVID, expanding on its regular programs, APCH has delivered 500,000 meals, and funding to families in need.

Board of Directors

BARBARA GLAZER, Board Chair
Owner, Picture Head 

GARETH SCHWEITZER, Co-Vice Chair
Founder and President, Kelton Global

SUSAN NAPIER, Co-Vice Chair
Vice President, Goldman Sachs
Advisory Board, LA Metropolitan Debate League
Associates Board, City Year

HAMED TAVAJOHI, Treasurer
Senior Vice President, U.S. Bank
Board Member, Junior Achievement of Southern California

 JOSHUA RUSSAK, Leadership Council Chair
CEO / Founder, Sonderview, LLC
Director of Business Development, Adventures in Wonderland

DAWN CAMPBELL
Vice President, WW Member Business Practices & Compliance Operations,
Herbalife International

SISTER PATRICIA CONNOR, Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM)
Youth Advocate
Board of Trustees, Marymount High School

MICHAEL CONVERSE
Regional Business Line Leader, AECOM

ROBERT GIBBS
Partner, ICM Partners

LOUISE HAMAGAMI
Youth Advocate

ROBERT ISRAEL
Theater/Film Producer
Advisory Committee, Board of Directors, Skylight Theater Company

MICHELLE RAIMO KOUYATE
Principal/Producer, MRK Productions

MELISSA PALAZZO-HART
Managing Director, Eclipse
Executive Member, Women in Film
Board member, YPO Global One

KATHRYN PRICE
Writer, Director

HOWARD SHERWOOD
Chairman Emeritus, Daniel’s Jewelers

STEPHANIE SHERWOOD
Youth Advocate 

VERA B. STEWART
Senior Vice President, National Performance Manager, Bank of America

MARSHALL WAX
Retired, Youth Advocate

SUSAN WOLF
CEO/Founder, WRiiG
Board of Advisors, Notes for Notes, Inc.
Committee Member, American Red Cross

MARYELLEN ZARAKAS
Senior Vice President,
WW Marketing and TV & Studio Licensing
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Inc.

Lifetime Directors

ROBERT DAVIDOW
CEO/President, Davidow Charitable Fund

PETER M. GILHULY, ESQ.
Senior Bankruptcy Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

CYRUS HADIDI
Chief Investment Officer, Arts & Sciences Investment Management
Trustee, UC Berkeley Foundation
Board Member, Partnership for LA Schools
Advisory Board, College Match
Board Member, Berkeley Endowment Management Company

KENNETH KARMIN
Owner/President, Ortho Mattress, Inc.

BRUCE L. NEWBERG
Independent Capital Markets Investor

JULIE PILAT
Head of Global Operations – Beats 1, Apple
Board Member, BLK SHP
Governor, The Recording Academy

DAWN TAUBIN
Board Member, IMAX China Holding

STEPHEN WINSTON
Retired Managing Director Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley

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