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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’s Welcome Baby Program

El Nido Family Centers is pleased to be partnering with Valley Presbyterian Hospital and First 5 LA for  Welcome Baby, a free and voluntary home visitation program that offers information and support during pregnancy and throughout a baby’s first nine months. Welcome Baby is a First 5 LA funded program that works with families to...
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El Nido Partners with Big Up Kidz and Shiekh Shoes to Help Compton Children and Families

El Nido has served the Compton community for almost 30 years. El Nido’s Compton Youth Development Program partners with schools, and law enforcement to help at-risk youth embrace a positive path to responsible adulthood. Now, El Nido has formed a new initiative with Big Up Kidz called Cross-Age Tutoring. Students and tutors meet at the...
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DIRECTV Volunteer Day

DIRECTV Volunteer Day Gives Compton Center A Fresh Look

Over 35 DIRECTV employees traded technology for paint brushes and gave El Nido Family Centers’ Compton site a fresh new look.
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Valley Presbyterian Hospital charity food drive for El Nido

Valley Presbyterian Hospital Proves One Can Make a Difference!

Learn more about how Valley Presbyterian Hospital's "Compassion in Action" program made a difference with their May food drive for El Nido's families
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Mentorship Program with Grifols Biologicals Inc., CSULA, CSUN and El Nido Family Centers

With more interested participants than we could take in the first year, the Mentorship program matched up forty-seven 11th and 12th grade El Nido clients in the South Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley regions with students from California State University of Los Angeles and California State University of Northridge for a period of six months.  The goal was for mentors...
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