Ava DuVernay, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Roll Out Entertainment Jobs Fund for Minority Communities

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garrett announced on Monday the start of the Evolve Entertainment Fund, a partnership with filmmakers like Ava DuVernay and groups like Film Independent with the goal of offering youth in underprivileged communities a chance at a job in Hollywood.

The new fund was created as an addendum to Garcetti’s Hire L.A. Youth program, which connected 15,000 youths in Black and Latino communities with jobs last year. However, only 13 of those jobs were in the entertainment industry, so the Evolve Fund has been created to help provide...

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By: TheWrap - 7 days ago

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