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Women Helping Youth a Picture of Success

Since 2011, professional photographer and dedicated volunteer Richard Doran has led youth photography classes at our Pacoima FamilySource Center for students in our Gang Reduction and Youth Development program. In that time the course has evolved from a basic lesson in techniques into an enriching experience that inspires students to imagine and plan for a...
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Foundation and Corporate Donors

Without the generous support of our Foundation and Corporate donors, much of the work El Nido does would not be possible. We appreciate the generosity and support of our partners in creating healthy families and communities that provide the resources and support for all young people to attain their full potential.
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El Nido Culinary Skills Training Kitchen Nearing Completion

We are excited to announce that El Nido Family Centers is nearing completion on the construction phase of its culinary skills training kitchen located at our FamilySource Center in Pacoima. The kitchen will provide a multitude of enriching opportunities for vulnerable and at-risk youth and parents. Culinary Skills Training Kitchen This culinary job training kitchen...
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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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Congrats to the El Nido Scholarship Recipients!

44 Vulnerable Youth Make Their Way to College Thanks To El Nido Family Centers A homeless 16 year old girl is one of 44 at-risk high school students from Compton, Pacoima and South LA who received college scholarships and shared their stories about their struggles and adversities to achieve their dream. Many of these 44...
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City of 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...
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El Nido’s Healthy Families Fair 2017 in South LA

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 Alicia Trelles A fun-filled day for our children...
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