Celebrating Mom

Guadalupe Tápia: Mother Knows Best In 1999, single mother of three-year-old Allen, Guadalupe Tápia was struggling to manage her career and childcare. Her boss at the time encouraged her to go to Para Los Niños. She was so impressed by her visit she enrolled Allen just days later to what is now The Tina & …

Making Healthy Choices Part of the School Selection

Making Healthy Choices Part of the School Selection Champions for Change and Para Los Niños partner to teach wellness to students and families  Los Angeles, CA – Para Los Niños and Champions for Change are excited to incorporate wellness into the upcoming Prospective Family Nights across all three of their charter schools in Downtown Los …

Para Los Niños Students Walk Blocks through Skid Row to Access the Arts

Para Los Niños received a 21st Century Fox Community Grant of $50,000 this summer to build a partnership with our neighbor Inner City Arts—a safe sanctuary of creative inspiration for thousands of inner-city children. Through this partnership, our elementary and middle school students in grades 4th-8th gain a hands-on learning experiences in specialized studios through …

Westlake Community Comes Together to Swap Sugary Beverages for Water

PARA LOS NIÑOS AND CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE HOST ‘RETHINK YOUR DRINK DAY’ EVENT IN SUPPORT OF HEALTHY BEVERAGE HABITS Westlake Community Comes Together to Swap Sugary Beverages for Water Los Angeles, CA—More than 100 community members learned how to refresh their beverage habits during the Rethink Your Drink Day ‘Cheers to Health!’ event on May …

LA Dodgers Pitchers Alex Wood and Ross Stripling Congratulate PLN Top Readers

On May 11th, the Para Los Niños Charter Middle School hosted a culminating event celebrating the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation “Reading is Leading” Program. Our PLN Charter Schools students and those of LAUSD’s 9th Street Elementary met the challenge posed by the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation by reading 25,000 books in three months! LA Dodgers …

PLN Nurturing Parenting Class Graduates

Nurturing Parenting classes at Para Los Niños are designed to equip parents with non-violent parenting tools that promote and nourish relationships, children and the environment (including animals). The Nurturing Program emphasizes on 5 constructs: • Age appropriate expectations • Empathy • Discipline • Appropriate family roles • Empowerment The Nurturing Parenting class at the Para …

PARA LOS NIÑOS CELEBRATES 23 CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT GRADUATES

FULL ARTICLE IN EWDD UPDATES Para Los Niños (PLN) held a ceremony celebrating 23 students who graduated from a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. “You’ve got a career path that is unstoppable,” said Jan Perry, General Manager of the City’s Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD) to the graduates. CNAs …