Youth Financial Literacy
YouthSource has completed their 2-week FamilySource Financial Literacy Workshop series (April 12-19, 2019) led by Capital One Advisors Madis Limeta and Joab Mekonnen. The workshop was designed to enhance financial wellness by preparing students on proper financial management. Topics included: basic budgeting, understanding credit reports, the do’s and don’ts of credit card usage, credit monitoring apps, identity theft protection, consumer’s rights and protection, and investing in stocks among other financial subjects. Youth will be taking a field trip in the upcoming week to open their savings accounts.
College Corner Campus Tour
YouthSource visited Santa Monica College on Monday, April 15, 2019 and reviewed Summer and Fall enrollment.
On Saturday, April 27, 2019, All Peoples Youth had the opportunity to visit Los Angeles City College with a Campus Tour Guide. Youth learned about campus history, admission requirements and more!
All Peoples Youth are currently receiving Senior Package assistance through College Corner! (pictured YouthSource Case Manager Rios, YS participant Brian Mendez and College Advisor Susana Nieva)
About All Peoples Community Center
All Peoples Community Center (All Peoples) is an all-encompassing neighborhood center whose mission is to provide social services and programs that empower individuals and promote community, respect, and self-determination for all.
Founded in 1942, All Peoples has served as a true safe haven and trusted place for low-income children and families in South Los Angeles. Today, All Peoples provides a myriad of social and educational services to more than 6,600 people per year in its 20,000-square-foot center located in a residential area of South LA’s Vernon-Central neighborhood, immediately south of downtown Los Angeles. Services are designed to achieve the following goals: to help children succeed at each stage of development; to strengthen and support individuals and families and build community; to prevent violence and crime in the community and the home; to address the root causes of gang involvement; to provide job training and create job opportunities; and to help seniors stay active and engaged.
All Peoples is a vibrant hub of activity for children, youth, and families six days a week, year-round. Services include licensed extended day childcare, after school programs, academic tutoring, a computer lab, summer camp, summer jobs, an alternative high school, workforce development and career assistance, financial literacy and education, parenting classes, domestic violence support groups, food distribution, a community micro-garden, a senior volunteer program, and more.
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