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Young mothers receive motivation – El Nido Family Centers in LA offers therapeutic help and encourages academic achievements

Young mothers receive motivation – El Nido Family Centers in LA offers therapeutic help and encourages them towards academic achievements La Opinion, by: JACQUELINE GARCÍA  MAY 12, 2018 Evelyn Balbuena was just 16 when she found out she was pregnant. She was afraid, not only because she had to face motherhood at a very young age,...
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Third Annual By Teen for Teens: Teen and Young Parent Conference

On April 24, El Nido Family Centers’ Building Stronger Families Young Drive Parents (YDP) Leadership Group presented the Third Annual By Teen for Teens: Teen and Young Parent Conference at the Compton-Dollarhide Community Center. The goal of the conference was to build stronger social connections between teen and young parents, social service providers, educational institutions...
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NBC4: El Nido Scholarships Get Students to College After Overcoming Obstacles

Recently NBC Los Angeles covered our 2017 Scholarship Awards Luncheon.  John Cádiz Klemack reports on two El Nido clients who overcame hardships to graduate from high school and are now furthering their education thanks to scholarships. This year, 44 young adults were awarded scholarships by El Nido Family Centers. Some either a victim of child...
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El Nido’s Building Stronger Families 2nd Annual Teen and Young Parent Conference

El Nido’s Compton based Building Stronger Families (BSF) Program hosted a very successful teen parent conference at Cal State Dominguez Hills on May 2nd. The goal of the conference was to build stronger social connections between teen and young parents, social service providers, CSUDH and other Compton Community stakeholders. Thank you, Saul Figueroa, El Nido’s BSF...
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CBS / KCAL: People Making a Difference Featuring El Nido’s Richard Doran

CBS / KCAL Los Angeles recently featured El Nido Family Centers on their People Making a Difference segment. Reporter Lisa Sigell interviews professional photographer Richard Doran about his volunteer work teaching photography at El Nido Family Centers and student Roberto Lopez about his new passion for making photography his career.  
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The Hollywood Times: El Nido Garden Gala

El Nido Family Centers Celebrates 90 Years of Saving Lives By: Dr. Laura Wilhelm Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) 10/14/15 – On Saturday, September 19th, 2015 El Nido Family Centers celebrated its 90th anniversary with hundreds of guests at Robinson Gardens located at 1008 Elden Way. This is Beverly Hills’ first estate built in...
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Los Angeles Magazine: 90 Years of Saving Lives

El Nido Family Centers’ Garden Gala Celebrates 90 Years of Saving Lives California’s largest provider of teen parenting and family services is hosting a benefit filled with all-star chefs. Do you love drinking cocktails in sun-drenched gardens, watching demonstrations by some of L.A.’s best chefs, and helping out an organization that has been saving the...
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Beverly Hills Courier: El Nido Family Centers Celebrate At Robinson Gardens

El Nido Family Centers Celebrate 90 Years of Saving Lives At Robinson Gardens By Laura Colema   There are times when the kindness of strangers can mean the difference between a life of hope and a life of poverty. Since 1925, El Nido Family Centers has been helping out the Los Angeles community and on...
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Executive Director Liz Herrera interviewed about teen pregnancy on NBC

Teen pregnancy is on the decline in Los Angeles, but more work is needed in the communities El Nido serves. Executive Director Liz Herrera and Zuly Quezada, El Nido Alumni, counselor and former teen parent client, are interviewed for NBC’s Dr. Bruce Hensel’s segment on Teen Pregnancy in Los Angeles. See the entire interview on...
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Belita Moreno Talks About El Nido On The Red Carpet on ABC TV

We thank our Champions for Families Awards Dinner Master of Ceremonies Belita Moreno, for her assistance in making our evening one of the most successful events in El Nido history! Best known as the salty mother on the “George Lopez,” sitcom, Ms. Moreno is also a seasoned acting coach and worked to prepare El Nido’s...
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