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El Nido Culinary Academy and Training Kitchen Fall Recipes

ALDI (Markets) partnered with El Nido’s Culinary Academy to provide quality foods and assist our budding young chefs in preparing fresh, wholesome foods on a budget. Culinary Academy youth served a delicious meal for more than 50 children and parents, featuring products donated from ALDI Markets. We are grateful for this partnership, and ALDI’s effort...
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Your Support Helps South LA Youth Find Role Models and Build Job Skills at Tech Academy

“El Nido is like a second family, if you don’t have anybody to talk to, you can always go there for resources, people and mentors that can help you” – Kennedy, Tech Academy youth El Nido is a mentorship opportunity to help out youth in my city that don’t get much help – Billy, Tech...
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El Nido Family Centers’ South-West Los Angeles FamilySource Center

The South West Family Source Center (FSC) is located in South Los Angeles. We provide a continuum of  services to assist low-income families become self-sufficient by increasing family income and academic achievement for youth and adults. The FSC is a one-stop community center that offer a host of social, educational, work and family support services, including multi-benefit screening, pre-employment and employment...
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El Nido Scholarship Recipients 2019

El Nido Awards 34 Scholarships at Luncheon Event

We are very proud of our 34 young adults from Compton, Pacoima and South LA who received college scholarships. This year, two of El Nido college scholarship recipients graduated with bachelor’s degrees, and one of our recipients is in his second year Ph.D. program at UC Santa Cruz. Many of these recipients grew up in environments...
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Thank You Aldi

El Nido Culinary Training and Kitchen Academy partners with ALDI

This year, ALDI has partnered with El Nido’s Culinary Training and Kitchen Academy to provide it’s students with the best quality foods by pledging a $2,000 donation in an effort for budding chefs to learn how to prepare fresh, wholesome foods on a budget. ALDI partnered with El Nido Family Centers as part of their...
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El Nido Garden Gala 2019

2019 Garden Gala @ Robinson Gardens, Beverly Hills

El Nido’s Fifth Annual Garden Gala was held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the exclusive Virginia Robinson Gardens estate in Beverly Hills. El Nido’s Annual Garden Gala is the primary fundraising event of the year. This evening at the historic Robinson Gardens will help to fund our work with children and families in some of...
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4th Annual Teen & Young Parent Conference Highlights

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, El Nido partnered with the Best Start Watts-Willowbrook Community and the Human Services Department (HSD) at California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to host the Fourth Annual Teen and Young Parent Conference on the beautiful campus of CSUDH in the city of Carson. The theme of this year’s conference was...
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Celebrate a Mother by Empowering Another

This Mother’s Day celebrate the women you love most by making a donation in their honor to El Nido Family Centers to support mothers in Los Angeles’s most under-served communities.
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Barrells And Bottles Event Beer Tasting

Barrels & Bottles Benefit Hosted by El Nido’s Junior Board July 28 2019

The Junior Board’s Barrels & Bottles Benefit as held on July 28, 2019 in Hancock Park The Benefit included: Beer and wine flights accompanied by tasting notes from a prominent Los Angeles area sommelier Access to an exclusive private residence in the heart of Hancock Park, Los Angeles Light food & appetizers will be served...
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El Nido’s Pacoima FamilySource Center

The FamilySource Centers (FSC) are collaborative one-stop community centers designed to assist low-income residents in the City of Los Angeles to become self-sufficient by increasing family income and academic achievement for youth and adults. FSCs offer services including; counseling, parent education, employment assistance, legal aid, financial literacy classes, adult education, tutoring & homework help, benefits...
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Your gift will break the cycle…

Our best hopes for the future rest on how well we nurture our children today… Because a child cannot grow up twice For youth in our community who are struggling with gang violence, poverty, homelessness or abuse – the experience is harrowing, and seems insurmountable. But last year, El Nido made a difference in the...
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Junior Board and GRYD “KickNic” @ Pacoima

Over 100 youth and families from El Nido Family Centers’ Gang Reduction program were treated to a party in the park with their families thanks to the members of the newly organized El Nido Junior Board of Directors.  The Kickball Picnic (or “Kicknic”) was held at Ritchie Valens Recreation Center in Pacoima on Saturday, January...
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