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Laura Z

Wilshire Boulevard Temple Makes Holidays Brighter for El Nido Clients

Over 215 toys were collected by Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Early Childhood Centers for El Nido’s children. All types of games, dolls and gifts were dropped off at the Glazer/East and Mann/West Centers during December. The Jewish traditions of Tzedakah (charity) and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) are cornerstone values of the temple’s nursery schools. “It’s...
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Citibank Provides Financial Literacy Classes in Pacoima

For the last nine years, Citi has generously given its time and resources to El Nido clients through “Taking Charge” classes in Pacoima. Multiple workshops are held throughout the year and are incorporated into the overall parenting curriculum. Per Liz Herrera, El Nido Executive Director, nearly 200 teen and adult parents participated during this past...
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El Nido Joins Univision to Help Families Plan for Prosperity at Financial Fair

El Nido Joins Univision to Help Families Plan for Prosperity at Financial Fair

For the second year, El Nido was invited by Univision to participate in Feria Financiera: Plan Prosperidad (Financial Fair: Plan Prosperity), a free event, open to the public hosted by the Spanish-language television network and USC and presented by Wells Fargo. The fair offered seminars on personal finance, small business, education aid, and home and...
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El Nido Partners with Big Up Kidz and Shiekh Shoes to Help Compton Children and Families

El Nido has served the Compton community for almost 30 years. El Nido’s Compton Youth Development Program partners with schools, and law enforcement to help at-risk youth embrace a positive path to responsible adulthood. Now, El Nido has formed a new initiative with Big Up Kidz called Cross-Age Tutoring. Students and tutors meet at the...
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Mentorship Program with Grifols Biologicals Inc., CSULA, CSUN and El Nido Family Centers

With more interested participants than we could take in the first year, the Mentorship program matched up forty-seven 11th and 12th grade El Nido clients in the South Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley regions with students from California State University of Los Angeles and California State University of Northridge for a period of six months.  The goal was for mentors...
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