Longtime San Pedro community leader and executive director of the Boys  & Girls Clubs of LA Harbor (B&GC), Mike Lansing tells the story of a young lady “Ev” who thanks to College Bound program was able to back on track to graduate from high school then complete  university course. It’s one of the many positive stories  that happen as a result of the effort of B&BC on going programs and dedication to youth.

October 6, 2022

Stories of Los Angeles Harbor Area: For Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

SOLAHA Vol. III, No. 16

Mike has served Executive director B&GC since 1995.  His  personal history as a teacher, athletic coach and former member of the Los Angeles Unified School District board of education  prepared him well to be at the helm of the B&GC serves nearly thousands of young people (in locations from SP to Wilmington, Harbor Gateway and more) and has many outstanding athletic, aesthetic and academic  programs including “College Bound.” For more see the website: https://www.bgclaharbor.org/

  The story Mike shares is inspiring yet heart wrenching, however with determination and guidance “Ev” succeeded and kudos to her!   



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