Pat Prescott talks LA Works 30th Anniversary with Deborah Brutchey

LA Works

LA Works, the largest volunteer action center in Los Angeles is celebrating thirty years of uniting Angelenos in service and activism. Pat Prescott talked to Deborah Brutchey, executive Director of LA Works about some of the challenges and the many successes the organization has had in fighting homelessness, food insecurity, the achievement gap, and more. Listen in and find out how you can volunteer visit HERE.

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Deborah Brutchey, Executive Director
Deborah has proudly led the L.A. Works team since June 2009. Prior to her role at L.A. Works, Deborah fundraised in Santa Barbara for a family service agency and led a program at Stanford University serving children impacted by a parent with cancer. In 2001, Deborah was interim Executive Director of the AT&T Center for Service Leadership at the Pennsylvania State University. Deborah has served on the City of Los Angeles "We Serve LA" Community Service Advisory Cabinet and the Points of Light's Corporate Institute Leadership Faculty. She is a graduate of the Los Angeles Chamber Leadership Los Angeles class of 2014 and was named one of the City's 2020 Impact-Makers to Watch by Stratiscope. Deborah completed her MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business with a focus on social entrepreneurship. As the mother of two young girls, Debbie tries to model a healthy work-life balance to her team by spending her non-work hours at the pool, beach, with friends, traveling, and just enjoying the time with her family.

"In 2021, L.A. Works celebrates 30 years mobilizing Angelenos as volunteers to strengthen the fabric of Los Angeles. As the region's largest and longest-running volunteer action center, the nonprofit organization makes volunteering easy and accessible in order to bring Angelenos' time and resources to nonprofits serving a range of needs, from hunger and homelessness to the achievement gap and cultural enrichment. As a unique nonprofit social enterprise, L.A. Works also helps corporations to create community service events."