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 […]
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 […]
Each year, El Nido Family Centers and our compassionate sponsors spread a little holiday cheer for our clients with toys, books and Santa. In 2013 our toy donors included; Baby2Baby, Citibank, Northrop Grumman, Oakwood School, Wells Fargo, and Westmount Asset Management. Volunteers included; Alatorre Market, Community Lawyers, Inc., Oakwood School, and Wells Fargo.
Since 1992 El Nido Family Centers has awarded over 300 college scholarships to our youth. Luncheons are a moving awards ceremony for our recipients and their families or supporters. Our first scholarships were personally funded by then Board President Larry Carmen. In 2013, eighteen aspiring college graduates received scholarships through the support of; the Payson […]
Over 35 DIRECTV employees traded technology for paint brushes and gave El Nido Family Centers’ Compton site a fresh new look.
Learn more about how Valley Presbyterian Hospital’s “Compassion in Action” program made a difference with their May food drive for El Nido’s families
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 […]