TROY VAUGHN, the newly elected President and CEO of Los Angeles Mission, has been working to end homelessness in
Los Angeles for over 20 years. He has held executive roles with Shields for Families, the LAMP Community, and the Weingart Center for Homelessness. As he prepares to tackle the Mission’s challenges amidst a growing homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, Vaughn calls upon his own experiences for guidance. His story is an extraordinary example of what can happen when an individual receives the care and services missions provide.
After spending seven years homeless, many of those on Skid Row, Vaughn says God spoke to him and told him to leave
his cardboard box and get help. From there, he entered and completed an intense rehabilitation program. This
experience, he says, is what lit the fire inside of him to connect others with the supportive services and skills he used to rebuild his life.
In 1996, he and his wife, Darlene Vaughn, co-founded Christ-Centered Ministries, a non-profit based in Inglewood, CA,
focused on preventing homelessness. This work continues at Restoration Family Worship Center, where Vaughn is the
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