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El Nido’s Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Programs

El Nido’s child abuse prevention and treatment programs provide comprehensive, even life-saving services to children and their family members. Our program goals are to reduce the symptoms of child abuse, the incidence of repeat abuse, or to prevent the likelihood of abuse. Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Given the stress families are experiencing, the need...
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Kitchen construction for El Nido students

We Need Your Support to Make El Nido Culinary School Kitchen Complete

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, and we are reaching out to you in hopes...
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Don Grierson at Business Academy

Music Industry Luminary Don Grierson a Guest Speaker at El Nido Business Academy

Don Grierson recently took time out of his busy schedule to teach a special class on entrepreneurship at El Nido’s Business Academy. Mr. Grierson, a legendary, internationally acclaimed music executive who signed or helped guide many music super stars, now operates his own music industry consulting company.  He shared his expertise in business, marketing and...
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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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El Nido Pacoima FamilySource Center Award

Pacoima FamilySource Center Awarded 4 Stars by City of Los Angeles

El Nido’s FamilySource Center (FSC) in Pacoima was recognized by the City of Los Angeles during the Community Action Board Meeting at LA City Hall and awarded 4 stars for meeting their annual performance goals in the 2016-2017 program year.  The city’s SOFA performance report measures 4 important categories:  Customer Satisfaction (conducted by CSUN at...
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Kitchen Construction Begins At Our Pacoima FamilySource Center

We are very excited to announce that construction began on October 16th to build the new culinary skills job-training kitchen café at El Nido’s Pacoima FamilySource Center! The kitchen will house our Culinary Arts program, and eventually our community café job training program for youth and young adults. Kitchen Update:  We have just posed a...
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NBC reports on El Nido scholarship students

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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Early Head Start Kids Visit Tooth Fairy Cottage

El Nido’s Early Head Start families visited the Children’s Dental Center of Greater Los Angeles – Tooth Fairy Cottage on May 18, 2017.  Families learned about the anatomy of the mouth, participated in a craft activity, were shown how to brush and floss their teeth, and were provided with a toothbrush.
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