Boyle Heights

The Historic Boyle Heights neighborhood of East Los Angeles is rich in culture and tradition and has a long legacy of community action. STEM-Up is here to mobilize these organizations in a community-wide STEM awareness and empowerment effort and give them the tools they need to promote STEM through their existing infrastructures. Contact Monica Villafaña to learn how your organization can join the STEM-Up Effort.


Boyle Heights Farmers’ Market
Every Friday
3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Mariachi Plaza Metro Gold Line Station

Join the Boyle Heights Farmers Market and Several Boyle Heights vendors who will be on hand
to bring you organic fresh fruits and vegetables, hot foods, prepackaged nuts and legumes, and a
variety of jewelry by artisans. The farmers’ market will operate every Friday from 3:00 – 8:00

This fun-filled event is the perfect family destination for families every Friday evening. Families
can take advantage of purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables directly from farmers, enjoy a nice
meal, and partake in the live entertainment.


Boyle Heights Technology Center
1600 East 4th Street Los Angeles, Ca 90033

The Los Angeles Youth Opportunity Movement will promote youth achievement by working with families and community partners to create opportunities that help youth reach their education, employment, and personal development goals

Upcoming Events


  • Web Design Courses (coming soon)
  • Music and Arts programming
  • State-of-the-art recording Studio
  • Film Editing Courses (coming soon)
  • Animation Courses (coming soon)
  • East Los Angeles College courses (Child Development)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Tutoring
  • California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) prep
  • Jaime Escalante Math Remediation



City Council Member District 14 - Honorable Jose Huizar
Boyle Heights Office

1870 E. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 526-3059
(323) 266-7511 Fax

Councilmember's Office Hours - 1st Thursday of each month 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

If you would like to be added to the weekly Boyle Heights Community Newsletter please notify
the council office by emailing



34th Congressional District – Xavier Becerra
District Office
350 South Bixel St., Suite # 120
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: (213) 481-1425
Fax: (213) 628-1427

(Hours: Monday 9 AM to 5 PM PST and Tuesday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM PST)


East Los Angeles Classic Theatre
761 Terminal St.,
Building 1, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90021

East L.A. Classic Theatre is dedicated to the development and professional delivery of
educational outreach programs and classic theatrical productions that authentically reflect the
diversity of American society.


  • Beyond Borders
    Sixteen-week programs of classroom-based literacy instruction.

  • "LIP" Language In Play
    Sixteen-week programs of after-school and Saturday drama clubs.

  • Performances
    Classic plays featuring professional actors performed at community based venues.

    Culturally relevant musical adaptations of Shakespeare presented for students and the
    general public at various outdoor amphitheaters throughout Los Angeles County.



Hollenbeck Police Activities League (PAL)
126 N. St. Louis
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 224-0153

Through a partnership between community and law-enforcement, PAL’s mission is to bring hope and opportunity to the communities of Los Angeles’ east and northeast areas by offering
character-building, educational, and life-enhancing programs to its youths, and to encourage and
nurture young people to become responsible, productive, and law-abiding citizens.


    (Teaching On Policing–Communities On Patrol)
    The T.O.P - C.O.P. Program was developed to help at-risk and under-motivated youth
    become positive contributors in their community.

  • Good News Kids Program
    A comprehensive leadership development program for youth, that utilizes digital video
    production to help teach leadership skills and improve competence in many academic

  • Learning and Leadership Development Center
    The program assists youth ages 12-18 in developing meaningful and achievable
    academic, career, and personal goals.

  • Sports for Kids
    This program provides at-risk and high-risk boys and girls, ages 5-18, with a wide variety
    of activities as positive alternatives to the dangers of the streets
  • Get it Straight
    Is a twelve-week delinquency prevention and intervention training program for youth
    ages 11-18. The program requires that parents attend each weekly session with their
    son/daughter. Program participants are involved in a comprehensive curriculum
    combining classroom instruction, personal development, conflict resolution skills,
    and communication exercises. In addition, field trips to juvenile detention centers are
    routinely scheduled to give youth a first-hand look at the inevitable consequences of
    criminal activity.


Scholarships & Internships

STEM-Up Schools

College Central

STEM Camps