New Earth

New Earth provides youth with mentor-based creative arts and educational programs including poetry, music production, gardening, and fitness. New Earth currently serves 700 young people per week who are incarcerated in Los Angeles County detention facilities and placement homes and in the Orange County Juvenile Hall. Upon release from incarceration, young people join the New Earth Arts & Leadership center in Culver City, CA where they receive career training, jobs, a fully accredited High School education program, mentorship, case management, nature expeditions, arts programming and wrap-around services that help them re-enter their communities with all the support and nurturing they need to make a successful transition.

Target Population: Opportunity Youth, System-Involved Youth

Eligibility: Must be Age 18-25

Industry/Positions: Online Customer Service, Film Reels, Transcription Services, Graphic Design, Social Media, Film Editing, Coding, Web Design, Digital Claims

Transitional Duration: 6 months

Location(s): Culver City

Intake Address: 6001 Bristol Pkwy, Suite 200, Culver City, 90230

Contact: Jessica Kinzler,, 310-455-2847 x1012

Districts/Areas: City Council District 11, County Supervisor District 2, Service Planning Area 5


  • 2019: Accelerator Fellow
  • 2019-2020: Project Grant Recipient*
  • 2021-2022: SNAP TA Partner
  • 2023: LA:RISE Partner

*Past REDF program offering