Chief Executive/Financial Officer
Christina is the CEO/CFO/Founder of the Latasha Harlins Foundation. She received her Doctorate Degree in Organizational Leadership in Education. Christina is the Director and Adjunct Professor for the University of California System. Christina's goal is to provide support, funding, and resources to the community. (Sister of Latasha Harlins)
Chief Operating Officer
Shinese Harlins is the representative for the Latasha Harlins Family. She has done press, interviews, Oscar Nominated for the "A Love Song For Latasha" documentary, lectures, and more. Shinese ultimate goal with the Latasha Harlins Foundation is to bring programming and awareness to the community. Shinese is also Business Owner and in the process of becoming a Real Estate Agent. (Cousin of Latasha Harlins)
Community Outreach Director
Vester Acoff is a Certified Carpenter for the Los Angeles Housing Corporation whose invested in being a positive role model in his community. Vester's goal for the Latasha Harlins Foundation is to create outreach programs that minimizes gang violence and builds rapport with community members. (Brother of Latasha Harlins)
Janlisa received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Sociology and Psychology. She has experience in Government and Non-Profit sectors serving at risk families and communities. She has a deep passion for serving and creating meaningful change in the community. She will be creating programs as well as manage social media platforms for the foundation. (Cousin of Latasha Harlins)
Angel received a double Bachelor of Science Degree and currently works as a Government Consultant. She has contracted with the U.S Department of Labor, DOD, and Trade Mark Office. She brings wealth of knowledge in workforce development, grant proposal, trademark licensing, and disability accessibility. She hopes to fulfill the foundation dreams of establishing better work opportunities in the community. (Cousin of Latasha Harlins)
The Scholarship Program is in honor of Latasha Harlins to help students achieve their educational goals through providing scholarships and resources to help support students’ college expenses including tuition, fees, books, transportation or other educational expenses. Students who plan to make a difference in their community are encourage to apply. Our scholarship application is available to students starting January 1st, 2024 to March 16th, 2024 in the Los Angeles Area on April 29th, we will award 15 students with a scholarship towards their education.
The Latasha Harlins Foundation's non-profit organization is aiming towards empowering change for low-income families to attain their aspirations to succeed in life. Our non-profit's goal is to reconnect families back to their communities by linking them to community programming, resources, and overall community support right in their own neighborhood. The non-profit is still in development and will be introduced to the public soon. Get Ready!!!
Mental Health Wellness Program: Enhances the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities facing emotional and behavioral health challenges. A multidisciplinary wellness and behavioral health team will increase community understanding of mental health and the mind-body connection between mental and physical well-being in order to promote self-care, self-management, and independent living.Learn More
Outreach and Educational Programs: EDUCATE, STIMULATE, SAVE, EVERY, FAMILY emphasizes the importance of ensuring families and students are prepared for success in the 21st century as they experience rigorous and innovative learning opportunities and pathways that will cultivate success in achieving academic and personal goals as well as growing intellectually and socially within the community.Learn More
|Latasha Harlins Annual Charity Event Ceremony Coming 2024
|07 Oct 2024
|LHF Annual Turkey Giveaway Event Coming 2024
|07 Nov 2024
|LHF Tis The Season Annual Christmas Event Coming 2023
|15 Dec 2024
|Bronze Film Festival
|23 Aug 2023
|Netflix A Love Song For Latasha is officially nominated for an Academy Award!
|25 Apr 2021
|Latasha Harlins Celebration of Life and Mural Reveal
|01 Jan 2021
Shannon Dion writer and director of Latasha Harlins "A Rose That Grew From Concrete" inspired by true events. The story of Latasha Harlins is one that has been long overdue and now is the time for her story to be told to the world in its fullness. This film "Latasha Harlins" is set to debut 2023.Read More
The book will give you an insight of Latasha Harlins life and who she was as a person through the lens of the Harlins Family. This book is based on true events of her murder and the legacy she left behind. The book is set to be released later this early 2024.Read More
Debuted September 21st A Netflix original documentary "A Love Song For Latasha" written and directed by Sophia Allison explores the life of 15-year old young Lastaha Harlins. This 19 minute documentary is filled with pure emotion as it takes us back to Latasha's life and dreams told through the lens of Latasha's cousin Shinese Harlins-Kilgore and childhood friend Ty Presel. Watch it now on Netflix!Read More
This book will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you achieve true happiness and success in life. Making your dream a reality is all about you and the work you put into it. Not only will you be happier, you'll be more energetic, motivated, and healthier to follow through on your set goals after reading each chapter in this book. A Percentage of the proceeds will support the Latasha Harlins Foundation click on “read more” to purchase!Read More
Thank you for all the love, prayers, and support that you have provided for the family. You are a phenomenal women. You made many sacrifices for your family to have a better life. This would not have been possible without your knowledge, wisdom, dedication, and hard work. We are excited for your support to the Latasha Harlins Foundation. We love you. (Grandmother of Latasha Harlins).