Strengthening our community – one youth at a time.

The GRYD Foundation and Watts Community Core have partnered together in a shared mission to restore, revitalize and rejuvenate Nickerson Gardens by empowering youth development and community-driven change

a winning combination: teaming up to mitigate learning losses and address the social-emotional needs of Nickerson Gardens youth


If we don’t take care of our youth, who will?

For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people’s love and concern for each other.