• Chrysalis is excited to celebrate a huge milestone for Breaking Barriers. This August, the program hit the 100+ clients housed mark. One of these individuals was Robert, who was determined to find work after being released from prison for a first-time offense. When he came to Chrysalis, he was homeless, unemployed, and ready for a change....

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  • As John makes his rounds in Downtown Los Angeles, he greets individuals —some all too familiar faces— all struggling with homelessness. Maybe today will be the day they are ready to come to him for help. After experiencing homelessness, incarceration, and a 24-year off-and-on battle with addiction, John knows what a challenge it is to...

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  • When? Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Where? Maple Block Meat Co. 3973 Sepulveda Blvd. Culver City, CA 90230 Who? Gather your friends, and hang out with event hosts Ben Feldman, Bryan & Michael Voltaggio, and Duff Goldman! Why? 100% of the event's net proceeds will benefit Chrysalis and support over 4,000 men...

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  • Despite having a diverse work history, a positive attitude, and the drive to find employment, Robert was being turned down for jobs time and time again. Though he was focused on moving forward, every rejection from potential employers reminded him of his past. He found himself homeless and unemployed after serving for a first-time offense, and...

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  • Cynthia battled drug addiction for over a decade. But after she got herself into a drug rehabilitation program she was ready to seek employment. The job search was daunting but Chrysalis was there to support Cynthia. Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier saw her for the great employee that she was prepared to be....

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  • Kellie found a new life and a new community at The Giving Keys. Scroll all the way down to watch a video about her inspirational story. A prison with no walls is what Charles Dickens called loneliness. Not only was Kellie Williams trapped within these figurative confines, she also spent years of her life behind...

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  • Join us for our NEW lunchtime speaker series. Learn more about ways our community is working together to solve issues faced by our neighbors experiencing homelessness and living in poverty. Friday, April 15, 2016 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Chrysalis Santa Monica 1853 Lincoln Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404 RSVP: Email RSVP@ChangeLives.org or call (310)...

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  • Since 2002, the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball has raised over $12 million to support our programs. Each June, over 650 people gather for an unforgettable evening in honor of leaders in film, television, and  music. From Elon Musk to LL Cool J, and Former Vice President Al Gore to Seth MacFarlane – Butterfly Ball attendees come...

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  • Everyone knows that it takes years of hard work and sacrifice to build a career. Abby was no exception. Working at restaurants from a young age, she knew the ins and outs of the business as well as the fast-paced, chaotic lifestyle that often comes with a career in food service. However, she got caught...

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