Helping Our People Excel for Life Foundation (H.O.P.E.)

Helping Our People Excel for Life Foundation (H.O.P.E.) is a non-profit community based 501(c)(3) organization that was established to proactively influence the South Los Angeles community with hope and a vision of the American Dream. A catalyst of reform and change is essential to begin the rebuilding of the community and its families. The H.O.P.E. for Life Foundation is that catalyst. In view of the apparent needs of the community the foundation emerged to be a constant positive motivating force in an environment in need of direction and purpose. H.O.P.E. wants to draw together members who strive to uplift the collective self-esteem and ignite hope in the lives of the people in this community.

H.O.P.E. for Life Foundation functions as the lead agency and Field Office that works directly with the Sheriff’s Multi-Faith Clergy Council and the community.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Multi-Faith Clergy Council

The Multi-Faith Clergy Council is the vital link between the Sheriff’s Department and the communities we serve. This communication link has given the Department the ability to ‘care’ for our constituents in a way outside the norm for law enforcement while demonstrating courage to unite communities. This ability transcends the badge and gun, and is actively exhibited through the numerous outreaches to our communities. This effective partnering can help decrease crime and enhance the quality of services the Department provides.

The Multi-Faith Clergy Council has committed to actively assist and support the community and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in both spiritual and natural edification. We are committed to honor and uphold the values of our creator and man while demonstrating wisdom and common sense. It is during these turbulent times that some will attempt to separate the good of both entities, but to that we share the definition of synergy: the interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of the individual effects. It is to this end that we encourage partnering between law enforcement and clergy whole-heartedly.