We are frequently hosting & participating in events around Los Angeles County. To stay up to date, check this page often for new information on what we are up to! Alternatively, follow our Instagram and Facebook pages for regular updates on life at The Knowledge Shop LA.
Weekend Skills Workshops: Middle & High-School
April 22, 2023 - May 27, 2023
The Knowledge Shop LA presents a series of workshops designed to supplement the skills of middle and high schoolers.
The program is designed and led by our Resident Intern Riley Darrough!more
Family and Community Teaching Summit: Black Educators Transforming our Notions of Math Excellence
April 29, 2023 7:30am - April 29, 2023 5:30pm
The Knowledge Shop LA is proud to host its inaugural Family and Community Teaching Summit: Black Educators Transforming Our Notions of Math Excellence (FACTS: BET ON ME). This conference is designed for Students, Teachers, Parents, and Families to learn together and collaboratively develop action plans to promote math excellence for Black and Brown students.
Hear from expert policymakers, educators, parents, and...
A Sunday's Magical Reading Event
April 16, 2023 11am - April 23, 2023 2pm
TKS is partnering with the Museum of San Fernando Valley and Gordon Philanthropies to celebrate students who read Harry Potter or C.S. Lewis books. The event will include pizza, a magic show, and fun for all. Kids who have read 2 Harry Potter books will participate in a robe ceremony!
We hope to see you there!more
Our Annual Toy Drive 2022
December 16, 2022 5pm - December 16, 2022 7pm
We are wishing you a fantastic holiday season. It is our pleasure to announce that our Annual Toy Drive 2022 is live at toydrive2022.com!
We have curated a list of culturally relevant resources and games for Black and Brown students. You can click a list of one of the linked items and send them to The Knowledge Shop at...more
Thanksgiving Dinner with The Knowledge Shop
November 23, 2022 5pm - November 23, 2022 7pm
We would like to extend an invite our TKS community to join us in an evening of gratitude for what we are able to do for one another.
On the evening of Wednesday, November 23rd come down to The Knowledge Shop LA for a delicious Thanksgiving dinner (we have heard great things about our food from our families)! If you would like to bring a dish to support the feast, we would highly appreciate the gesture....more
MESA Family Day 2022
November 19, 2022 9am - November 19, 2022 3pm
MESA, an organization in partnership with USC Viterbi School of Engineering that is dedicated to celebrating student diversity and achievement in STEM for over 50 years, is hosting an in-person event for engaging with the program, and to learn more about information and strategies on how to support children in STEM. In addition, MESA families will have the opportunity to...more
Trick-or-Treat? Halloween Invitational 2022
October 31, 2022 4pm - October 31, 2022 8pm
We are hosting our private trick-or-treat for our community! For the first time ever, we are asking that you attend via invitations we have sent out by email and phone.
We look forward to seeing you and if you are not able to make it, we witch-you a Happy Halloween!more
Reimagine | Community Events & Workshop (This Saturday!)
September 24, 2022 12pm - September 24, 2022 6pm
Saturday Community Events & Workshops | 09.24.2022
Between 12-6 PM, there will be six exciting community-led workshops at various venues across Leimert Park's main street, all featuring important and creative ways to explore loss, life, and love. There will be two workshops at each of the following times!
12:00 - 1:15 PT - ...more
10 Academic Commandmens For Black Families (ZOOM)
August 27, 2022 9am - August 27, 2022 11am
School is back! Professor Donna Y. Ford will get you ready to ensure that your Black child succeeds. We invite our community and all our black families to join our Zoom call for free this Saturday, the 27th of August at 9am-11am.
Santa Clara County Office of Education: Strategies for Success
May 10, 2022 4pm - May 10, 2022 5:30pm
In this follow-up to our March 15, 2022 session on Partnering for Success: Engaging Families and Educators as Teams to Support Math Learning, we invite you to join us as we delve more deeply into best practices and models that have been successful in engaging Black and Latinx families to support students in mathematics.
*Spring Break Camp 2022
April 11, 2022 8am
We are so glad the pandemic is subsiding, so we are running a full on two week spring break camp with field trips! Starting Monday from 8am to 7pm, then continuing through Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with our field trips taking place in the afternoon. And on Good Friday we will be hosting a special easter egg scavenger hunt!
I look forward to seeing you and all my clever students!more
Santa Clara County Office of Education: Partnering For Success
March 15, 2022 4pm - March 15, 2022 5:30pm
The California Mathematics Council (CMC), California Partnership for Math and Science Education (CAPMSE), Parent Organization Network (PON), and other partners will be co-facilitating a collaborative learning opportunity focused on family engagement to support math learning.
*Kwanzaa Camp 2021
December 27, 2021 8am - December 30, 2021 8pm
During the Kwanzaa we will be teaching Dr Maulana Karenga Nguzo Saba's - The Seven Principles. A meaningful explanation of the symbols of Kwanzaa, learning Swahili technology and language.
We will be taking a trip to the California African American Museum and Leimert Park Village to study Black businesses in the area. Because we are part of the #BuyBlack campaign on Facebook we intend to learn about Black businesses in the area. Our...more
*Winter Camp 2021
December 20, 2021 8am - December 23, 2021 7pm
Many parents have to work during the holidays so why not bring your child or children to our Winter Camp!! Where they can laugh, play, and learn and focus on black and brown history this winter. We open from 8:00am to 7:00pm, we provide breakfast, lunch and snacks. Christmas dinner will be provided the last day of camp and each child will recieve a holiday gift.more
November 22, 2021 8am
There is no school curriculum next week for our students! But our parents still have to go to work.
This is why we created our Thanksgiving Camp for 3 days, now consecutively running for 5 years! Bring your children to The Knowledge Shop for a couple days instead of leaving them bored at home. We will make sure they have a great time with our other students and will come home feeling thankful for the time spent with us. Book online...more
November 24, 2021 5pm
We love to feed our community and families! Come to the shop on Wednesday at 5pm with your children for our Thanksgiving Feast, and leave with your very own swag bag for the next day! We look forward to seeing you and we are thankful for our community of parents and students.
*Turkey & Toy Give Away!
December 18, 2021 10am
Over at The Knowledge Shop we take holidays extremely seriously! This Winter we are holding our third annual Toy and Turkey Community Giveaway on the 18th of December.
There were so many children during the pandemic that suffered great loss or hardships. Five million people passed away from the COVID-19 virus worldwide, 1 in 4 children are now orphans due to the frightening effects of the pandemic. Many children...more