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GRYD photography students at the aquarium

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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College Corner group at LMU campus

College Corner: El Nido Students Study Up On Choosing A College

El Nido’s FamilySource Centers in Pacoima and Southwest Los Angeles offer services that assist and encourage students toward college admission. Tutoring, homework assistance and school transition workshops are provided for students of all ages and their parents. El Nido’s College Corner group offers admissions materials, financial aid resources, SAT/ACT prep classes, informational workshops and field...
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el nido child abuse prevention client thank you drawing

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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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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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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