For the past five years, Genesis LA has played an instrumental role in the revitalization and growth of the Sheenway School. Founded in 1971 in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, the Sheenway School operated as a private school for 35 years, providing holistic education to children who otherwise only had access to schools that ranked as the worst in the city. But, as fewer families in Watts were able to afford tuition, the school had to change directions. Their partnership with Alliance College-Ready Public Schools and Genesis LA helped the Sheenway School carve a new path forward.

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