Program Leader: Johnny Terran
Founded in 2002 by Arnold Schwarzenegger, ASAS-LA serves over 14,000 students annually and average 6,000 students a day at 48 school sites (29 middle schools, 11 elementary schools, two K-8th, one K-12th, five high schools) throughout the Los Angeles County and Lucerne Valley. 99% of our students are youth of color and 88% qualify for the Federal Free and Reduced Meal Program. ASAS-LA is a part of a national network that is comprised of 20 chapters in 13 states and Washington, DC. ASAS operates in 356 Title I schools and serves over 75,000 students annually. There are national headquarters in both Los Angeles and Washington, DC.