Meet Kevin. Kevin, 25, attended All Peoples After-school “Tomorrow’s Leaders” Programming throughout his childhood. As a former YouthSource participate, Kevin was awarded the opportunity to internship at J2 Global, a tech company based in Los Angeles. Kevin describes the internship that is bringing him one step closer to his dreams:
“At J2, I assisted my supervisor in installing software, setting up monitors, and performing other IT duties. The skills required was patience with learning new computer information since it is a lot of material to soak in. I also needed to use my initiative to gain more knowledge about technology and computers.
Dylan was my mentor. He is a genius when it comes to computers. He was very patient with me and took the time to answer all my questions and teach me everything step by step. [During the internship] I assisted Dylan in fixing computer issues such as uninstalling or installing software or imaging computers. My goal is to get my Associates in Photography or English, my Bachelors in Political science, and my Masters in Public Administration. I want to become CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer) of Disney or a huge company some day. I also want to buy my first house in 5 years. At J2, I met many great people with different skills, and I learned more about computers than I expected to.”
Pictured above, YouthSource Case Manager Adrian Rios.
YouthSource services are available at All Peoples Community Center year-around.
Please contact Rios at (213) 747-6357 Ext. 151 or email@example.com for more information regarding the services available.
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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