What Now America (now Oakland Youth Aspire) was profiled in the May-June issue of Oakland Magazine, “Energetic nonprofit founder works to help West Oakland youth” showcasing our Executive Director, Milad Yazdanpanah. In the article, Milad talks about healthy nutrition being a big part of our program, with the preparation of healthy lunches and grocery distribution. Learn more about volunteering in our cooking program, or how you can donate to help with our grocery purchases!
Milad Yazdanpanah, was awarded the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service. Milad’s years of dedication, service & selflessness are being recognized and we are thrilled to congratulate him on this amazing honor. CBS reporter Sharon Chin came to What Now America to create a video about Milad and the organization. Check out the article and video!