Community Build, Inc. is dedicated to the revitalization of South Los Angeles communities through investment in youth and commercial economic development. Community Build believes that youth, young adults and their families are a tremendous resource deserving investment and enabling their active participation as contributors to the local and global economies.
Headquartered in nearby Leimert Park, with a Youth Development Center located within walking distance inside the Crenshaw Baldwin Hills Plaza, Community Build's youth outreach prioritizes comprehensive and wrap-around services for at-risk youth, out-of-school youth, foster youth, youth offenders, gang-involved youth, and first-generation college bound youth.
The Crenshaw Family YMCA is a non-profit organization committed to helping us live a balanced, healthy life in spirit, mind and body. Located just down the street from Hillcrest on Santa Rosalia Drive, the Y provides sports and other programs to Hillcrest students and young people in the community. They also partner with Hillcrest to provide YMCA Play, a structured, heath-related physical fitness program on campus three days a week.
The Colburn Community School of Performing Arts music department in downtown Los Angeles has world-class individual and group instruction for a wide variety of ages, levels and musical interests. Colburn music teachers and musicians visit Hillcrest Music Magnet twice a year for perforamnce assemblies. Our young musicians enjoy a field trip to Colburn once a year as well. Colburn also offers summer school scholarships to our music magnet students each year!