Extended DACA Deadline

Dear Para Los Niños Family, As you might have already seen in the news this week, the US Supreme Court rejected a request to immediately review a lower court DACA decision. That action means that although the Trump Administration had originally created a March 5 renewal deadline for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) participants, …

Se vale soñar: El programa de la NASA que acerca a los niños con el sistema solar

Para los niños nada es imposible y sus sueños hacen que lleguen muy lejos y cumplan sus metas. Las carreras de ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas les permiten a los alumnos volar y soñar muy alto, a pesar de que la situación socioeconómica sea muy adversa. Estas adversidades, en lugar de deprimirlos, los alientan y …

This public notice is to announce PLN’s intent to apply for funding from the California Department of Education for: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program

This public notice is to announce PLN’s intent to apply for funding from the California Department of Education for: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Cohort 11 2018-2019 For Programs Proposing to Serve Elementary and Middle/Junior School Students Governed by Title 20 United States Code sections 7171-7176 and California Education Code sections 8484.7-8484.9 The funding …

Infant Toddler Mental Health Best Practices

Our very own Tania Sharmin, Para Los Niños (PLN) Occupational Therapist, presented at the Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC) Conference in Sacramento last October. She presented on best practice in infant mental health and her work at PLN. Her presentation focused on the parent-child and teacher-child centered model that we promote at PLN Mental …

5th Annual Felices Fiestas

We’re proud to have hosted our 5th annual Felices Fiestas–a meal & toy giveaway for 1,500 Angelenos– along with community champion Assemblymember Miguel Santiago. Our Westlake-MacArthurPark campus was transformed into a winter carnival to provide vital resources otherwise fiscally impossible for some families during the holiday season. To us, Felices Fiestas equals family and we’re …

La Troka: llega a promover alimentos saludables en L.A.

On Wednesday, November 29 our GPC Eaglets were on hand to help launch the LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes’ initiative – LATroka, a mobile teaching garden in partnership with PepsiCo Foundation to bring Edible Teaching Gardens and Culinary Arts program to local schools and community centers throughout Los Angeles. Together, we are engaging students …

PLN Charter Middle School Awarded 5-Year Charter Renewal by LAUSD

A fleet of parents, school leadership and supporters alike descended upon LAUSD HQ on November 7 to support charter schools up for renewal. Arriving as early as 6am for the 9am proceedings, District headquarters were decorated with colorful shirts, banners, and chants. Among the army of dedicated parents were some of our own Mustang families …