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Harold Edelstein Foundation Brightens the Futures of El Nido Clients

For over ten years, the Harold Edelstein Foundation has funded the Harold Cares About Your Future program for El Nido teen clients.  The program teaches participants about goal-setting, family planning, money management, resume creation, employee rights, job applications, job interview preparation, winning work attitude and habits, and practices mock job interviews.  Our Fall Session group...
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Thank You To All Our Holiday Donors and Volunteers

We thank the generous businesses and individual donors, and the many dedicated volunteers and staff who helped make the holidays merry for our clients across Los Angeles: Empower Generations * Gibson Dunn * Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities Morningside Community Clinic * Navidad En El Barrio * The Salvation Army Toys for Tots * Wells...
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Pacific Western Bank Helps El Nido Business Academy Students

Last month El Nido’s Business Academy students attended several classes with special sessions by Pacific Western Bank.  Representatives Jerry Mendoza and Peter Issa conducted a finance presentation for the youth and provided them with take away info bags.  The youth enjoyed learning about business, management, HR and finance. Launched in April 2017, El Nido’s Business...
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Compton Salutes El Nido Coaches and Mentees

We salute all the life coaches in El Nido’s Building Stronger Families program, funded by First 5 LA! These mentors were recently recognized by Mayor Aja Brown and council members from the City of Compton for their completion of a 9-week life-coach program.  They praised them for their dedication, commitment, and great efforts to empower,...
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W.M. Keck Foundation Awards Grant to El Nido for Tech and Business Academies

El Nido is proud to announce the Business and Tech Academies thanks to a generous grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation. The two-year project will provide youth with hands-on opportunities to explore career paths requiring post-secondary education, including business administration, finance, marketing, culinary arts, computer science and software application development. The goal is to transition...
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El Nido’s Healthy Families Fair in South LA

A fun-filled day for our children and parents Over 200 families enjoyed El Nido’s Healthy Families Fair Saturday, March 25, 2017 at our South Los Angeles site. The Fair raised awareness of child abuse prevention with engaging activities and art projects. Thank you to KMEX for covering our Healthy Families Fair and interviewing Clinical Director...
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California Community Foundation Awards Grants to El Nido Family Centers

Funds Help Parents Effectively Guide Their Children’s Education, Gain Advocacy Skills, and Obtain Vital Health Care Services According to Executive Director Liz Herrera, “Parents in Los Angeles can be overwhelmed when attempting to navigate the options for education and health care for their children. With the funds from the California Community Foundation, El Nido staff...
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FamilySource Center Beautification Project in South Los Angeles

Thank you to Gibson Dunn for helping to make our new South-West Los Angeles FamilySource Center welcoming, and all of the volunteers who made this beautification project possible!   El Nido transforms lives for more than 10,000 Angelinos every year…here’s how we do it…  
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Congratulations to Our 2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients

Every spring, El Nido Family Centers recognizes the achievements of a number of our college-bound clients by awarding them with scholarships.  At a luncheon held at Cal State Los Angeles, on Thursday, June 23, we presented 35 El Nido program alumni with scholarships to assist them in furthering their education.  We also congratulated our graduating...
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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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