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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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FamilySource Center Beautification Project in South Los Angeles

Thank you to Gibson Dunn for helping to make our new South-West Los Angeles FamilySource Center welcoming, and all of the volunteers who made this beautification project possible!   El Nido transforms lives for more than 10,000 Angelinos every year…here’s how we do it…  
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Building Stronger Families (BSF) Program

El Nido Family Centers Announces New Building Stronger Families Program

We are proud to share the news that El Nido has been selected to implement the Building Stronger Families (BSF) Program at our new Compton site.  Funded by First 5 LA and part of Best Start Compton-East Compton Movement, BSF is based on the premise that families are central to ensuring that children are healthy,...
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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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Promoting Health and Well-Being

As El Nido celebrates our 90th year, we have embraced a number of new projects focused on health and nutrition to help improve our young clients’ and their families’ well-being. These include our Pacoima Community Garden and wholesome cooking classes, our South LA Tiny Tot Playscape Garden, and our Compton Health Fair held at the...
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Citibank Provides Financial Literacy Classes in Pacoima

For the last nine years, Citi has generously given its time and resources to El Nido clients through “Taking Charge” classes in Pacoima. Multiple workshops are held throughout the year and are incorporated into the overall parenting curriculum. Per Liz Herrera, El Nido Executive Director, nearly 200 teen and adult parents participated during this past...
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Promoting Health & Well-Being: Compton Health Fair 2015

Compton Health Fair As El Nido celebrates our 90th year, we have embraced a number of new projects focused on health and nutrition to help improve our young clients’ and their families’ wellbeing. These include our Pacoima Community Garden and wholesome cooking classes, our South LA Tiny Tot Playscape Garden, and our Compton Health Fair...
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Grifols Biologicals Gives El Nido Students a Tour

Willie Zuniga, president of Grifols Biologicals Inc., encourages youth in El Nido’s Gang Reduction and Youth Development Program to continue their education and seek careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A recent tour of the Grifols facility enabled El Nido students to personally gain knowledge of these rewarding and important occupations. ...
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Welcome Baby

El Nido Launches Welcome Baby

El Nido Family Centers is pleased to be partnering with Valley Presbyterian Hospital and First 5 LA in launching Welcome Baby, a free and voluntary program that offers information and support during pregnancy and throughout a baby’s first nine months. “We hope to reach over 3,000 families who deliver babies at Valley Presbyterian this year. ...
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