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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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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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Second Annual Garden Gala 2016

What A Magical Night! View Photos On Facebook   September 24, 2016 Second Annual El Nido Garden Gala El Nido Family Centers’ Second Annual Garden Gala Celebrated Creativity, Collaboration and Transformation …………………………………………. Luz Avila-Kyncl, MSW, CHC, and Jane Johnston Honored (Beverly Hills, CA) At El Nido Family Centers’ Second Annual Garden Gala on Saturday, September...
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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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Los Angeles Informer: 90 YEARS OF SAVING LIVES

El Nido Family Centers Celebrates 90 Years of Saving Lives   Hundreds of guests gathered to celebrate El Nido Family Centers’ 90th Anniversary on Saturday, September 19, held at the iconic Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills. El Nido (www.elnidofamilycenters.org) was privileged to be the first to co-host an event at Robinson Gardens since the Friends...
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El Nido Family Centers’ 90th Anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills

Garden Gala Video   El Nido Family Centers’ 90th anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills The oldest estate in Beverly Hills, with its truly magnificent gardens and breathtaking views, was the fitting setting for El Nido’s 90th Anniversary Gardens on Saturday, September 19. Guests arrived...
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Beverly Hills Courier – 90th Anniversary

El Nido Family Centers Celebrate 90th Anniversary At Robinson Garderns By Laura Coleman El Nido Family Centers’ 90th anniversary celebration last Saturday evening at Beverly Hills’ first estate, Virginia Robinson Gardens, evoked everything that the City’s original first lady prized so dearly–education, children and entertaining guests. Before dining al fresco on a garden-inspired dinner while...
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Garden to Table Luncheon Event Celebrates Educational Culinary Arts Program

PACOIMA YOUTH AND FAMILIES WILL PROSPER FROM GARDEN AND EDUCATIONAL KITCHEN El Nido Family Centers, Councilmember Fuentes and Hugo’s Restaurants Partner on Program When the tomato, squash, and zucchini seeds were planted, when the rosemary, mint and cucumbers were picked, and when the carrots, green onions and lettuce were transformed into tasty appetizers, a community...
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Our Garden to Table Luncheon was a Great Success!

On Thursday, April 16th, El Nido Family Centers, in partnership with Councilmember Felipe Fuentes and Hugo’s Restaurant co-owners, Emily and Tom Kaplan, brought together businesses, corporations, foundations, and individuals for a very special Garden to Table luncheon at the Pacoima Community Center in part to celebrate El Nido’s 90th Anniversary. “El Nido is revitalizing the...
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