The PLN Post

Welcome to The PLN Post, a place where staff share about educating, strengthening, and partnering with the children, youth, and families of Para Los Niños.
During a time when connecting from a distance is key to uplifting the communities of Los Angeles, please enjoy a glimpse into how our employees continue to live PLN's core values:

Excellence | Constant Learning | Teamwork | Community | Inclusion | Trust

Plans for 2021

Going into 2021 was unlike any year before. We weren’t able to gather for big celebrations and resolutions, goals, intentions (whatever you want to call them) were different than ever as well. These plans for the year to come had to still account for the precautions and safety measures of the pandemic. However, looking ahead …

Living Through COVID-19 in South LA 

By Molly Jones Lopez Throughout my work with Para Los Niños, I have seen many examples of powerful families and strong communities. To illustrate, I’d like to share a typical day in the life of one family in particular.  Santiago starts his day early when he goes out to seek work in construction as a day laborer …