Kobe Bryant wanted to learn more about on Skid Row – ground zero for America's largest homeless population in Los Angeles – so the megastar headed downtown to the Los Angeles Mission, and met four men overcoming circumstance to stay off the streets.
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About Mission: Kobe Bryant
Mission follows Kobe Bryant as he documents an honest and unfiltered account of challenges facing residents of Skid Row, the downtown Los Angeles area with the largest concentration of homeless people in the United States. Through Bryant's personal and candid conversations with residents of The Los Angeles Mission, a nonprofit organization that cares for homeless people in the area, Mission highlights key social issues affecting millions of homeless Americans and how organizations are helping people regain their lives.
About the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation
The Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of youth and families in need, particularly in Los Angeles County. By providing financial resources and developing unique programs, the Foundation strives to strengthen communities and collaborate with local partners to support the most vulnerable citizens. http://www.kvbff.org
About the Los Angeles Mission
For 75 years, the Los Angeles Mission has served the people of Skid Row, providing emergency services such as shelter, food, clothing, as well as professional medical and dental services. In addition, the Los Angeles Mission also offers long-term residential rehabilitation programs including education, job training/placement, transitional housing and counseling. For more information go to http://www.losangelesmission.org.