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Laura Z
Virtual Volunteering for El Nido Family Centers

Virtual Volunteering During the Covid-19 Crisis

We may all be practicing social distancing, but you can still be a virtual volunteer. Now is the time to create virtual enrichment programs for our families. Use your skills, talents, hobbies and professions that lend themselves to so many on-line classes. Here are a few suggestions: How to write a resume Mock interviews Career...
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Resources for Families to Keep Healthy and Learning in Los Angeles

We thank our fellow Los Angeles non-profit Families In Schools for compiling this helpful list of resources on staying healthy, and keeping yourself and children engaged and learning during this difficult time.
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Get Free Tax Help from Free Tax Prep LA and El Nido Family Centers

A Message on COVID-19 from Free Tax Prep Los Angeles We are taking proactive steps to ensure the health and wellbeing of VITA staff, volunteers, and clients. Free Tax Prep LA sites are closed until further notice. California taxpayers will have an additional 90 days—until July 15—to file their federal and state taxes without interest...
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Junior Board KickNic Fundraiser, January 25, 2020

El Nido’s Junior Board invites you to come spend a fun day in the park with El Nido families for our 2nd Kickball Picnic (or, as we affectionately call it – KICKNIC!) Inspired by El Nido’s mission to empower families in low-income communities of Los Angeles County, the Junior Board encourages you to come meet and...
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El Nido Culinary Kitchen Creates Delicious Dishes Ahead of the Holidays Using ALDI Ingredients

As the year comes to an end there’s no better way to celebrate than getting around the table with loved ones to enjoy delicious food. Our partnership with ALDI allowed for the Culinary Kitchen to create two dishes that are perfect for any work potlucks, friendsgivings or holiday celebrations. Using quality foods from ALDI, the...
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El Nido Culinary Academy and Training Kitchen Fall Recipes

ALDI (Markets) partnered with El Nido’s Culinary Academy to provide quality foods and assist our budding young chefs in preparing fresh, wholesome foods on a budget. Culinary Academy youth served a delicious meal for more than 50 children and parents, featuring products donated from ALDI Markets. We are grateful for this partnership, and ALDI’s effort...
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Your Support Helps South LA Youth Find Role Models and Build Job Skills at Tech Academy

“El Nido is like a second family, if you don’t have anybody to talk to, you can always go there for resources, people and mentors that can help you” – Kennedy, Tech Academy youth El Nido is a mentorship opportunity to help out youth in my city that don’t get much help – Billy, Tech...
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El Nido Family Centers’ South-West Los Angeles FamilySource Center

The South West Family Source Center (FSC) is located in South Los Angeles. We provide a continuum of  services to assist low-income families become self-sufficient by increasing family income and academic achievement for youth and adults. The FSC is a one-stop community center that offer a host of social, educational, work and family support services, including multi-benefit screening, pre-employment and employment...
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El Nido Scholarship Recipients 2019

El Nido Awards 34 Scholarships at Luncheon Event

We are very proud of our 34 young adults from Compton, Pacoima and South LA who received college scholarships. This year, two of El Nido college scholarship recipients graduated with bachelor’s degrees, and one of our recipients is in his second year Ph.D. program at UC Santa Cruz. Many of these recipients grew up in environments...
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El Nido Culinary Training and Kitchen Academy partners with ALDI

This year, ALDI has partnered with El Nido’s Culinary Training and Kitchen Academy to provide it’s students with the best quality foods by pledging a $2,000 donation in an effort for budding chefs to learn how to prepare fresh, wholesome foods on a budget. ALDI partnered with El Nido Family Centers as part of their...
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