All Peoples and FamilySource Center’s College Corner Advisor Susana supports Giselle in her goals and aspirations.
Meet Giselle. Giselle is a genuine, hardworking high school student who cares about her education and love sports. In the 9th grade, Giselle led her soccer team to an undefeated season, and went on to win the Ocean League and Los Angeles City Section Championship. Giselle has been playing sports since she was 8 years and has a 4.1 GPA.
Giselle is currently attending a high school hybrid at USC, and has started contemplating her future. She stopped in All Peoples FamilySource Center’s College Corner seeking guidance regarding college admissions, academic requirements and scholarship opportunities that align with her goals and aspirations.
College Advisor Susana Nieva met with Giselle and discussed potential careers. They conducted salary, career options and college research based on Giselle’s likes and interests, and were able to pin point possible career paths: kinesiology and physical therapy. After narrowing down the colleges that offered the necessary degrees, Susana assisted Giselle with several potential scholarships and application forms. Susana explained that all of Giselle’s academic and athletic accomplishments can impact the chances of winning scholarships.
Giselle also plans to do her volunteer hours at All Peoples. She met with Jennifer Santos, RSVP Director, who explained the volunteer process and paperwork needed to get started.
Because of Giselle’s raw talent and hard work and with a little direction from a caring College Advisor, Giselle is one step closer to achieving her goals!
If you’re a Parent or Student, we invite you to speak with one of our College Advisors. Please call (213) 747-6357 ext 147 for more info!
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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