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Lummis Days Festival Provides Opportunity for Youth Leadership Members to Shine

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Lummis Days Festival Provides Opportunity for Youth Leadership Members to Shine

Since Hathaway-Sycamores’ Youth Leadership Program started in 2016, our young members have been active participants in Lummis Days, a special community celebration in Northeast Los Angeles in honor of Charles Fletcher Lummis, that highlights local art, culture and history. Project Coordinator for our program, Yvonne Sarceda, has been involved in the festivities in a variety of ways and encourages YLP members to give back by volunteering each year. “It is vital for our youth to know about...

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Grammy Award-Winning Producer Teaches Our Youth about Music Production

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Grammy Award-Winning Producer Teaches Our Youth about Music Production

In 2019, we’ve had the privilege of connecting with one of the music industry’s bright, young talents. Grammy Award-winning producer Augie Ray offered youth at our Highland Park Family Resource Center the opportunity to participate in a music production class which he designed to be a window into working in the music industry. Augie’s successful career began with the support of mentors who provided him with opportunities to explore his passion. As a child growing up in Northridge, he played...

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Resources to Support LGBTQ Youth

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Resources to Support LGBTQ Youth

  This month, we join millions in celebrating LGBT Pride Month. According to a youth survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign, “4 in 10 LGBTQ+ youth (42%) say the community in which they live is not accepting of LGBTQ+ people.” Please join us in being allies to LGBTQ youth in our communities. Learn more about how you can support by exploring the resources below. Read more about the LGBT youth experience with statistics from Human Rights Campaign. DoSomething.org provides tips on how...

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Mental Health First Aid Trainings Empower Community Members to Support Youth: Join Us at Our Next One on June 30th!

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Mental Health First Aid Trainings Empower Community Members to Support Youth: Join Us at Our Next One on June 30th!

Hathaway-Sycamores is proud to be an official trainer in Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA). The daylong course is free to attendees, and a vital opportunity to increase the pillars of support for young people in our communities. This spring, we were thrilled to host two highly-attended trainings that have equipped more community members with the skills and understanding to support youth experiencing mental health crises through early intervention. Course participants learn to identify the...

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Introducing Our New CFO: Harriet Boyd

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Introducing Our New CFO: Harriet Boyd

We are pleased to introduce Harriet Boyd, our new Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations, to the Hathaway-Sycamores team. Ms. Boyd comes to the organization having already carved out a distinguished career with over 25 years of technology, finance and operations leadership.  Her experience in the private sector includes executive roles at Tribune Publishing and Media companies, The Los Angeles Times and M.W. Kasch Co., a privately held distribution company. She...

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A Visit with Supervisor Hilda Solis’ Office

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A Visit with Supervisor Hilda Solis’ Office

Our Transitional Independent Living Program team recently hosted staff from Supervisor Hilda Solis’ office to learn more about our supportive housing program and the youth we serve. Director for Planning and Development Waqas Rehman, P.E., Senior Advisor Judith Vasquez, and Child Welfare and Social Services Deputy Elise Weinberg joined Hathaway-Sycamores staff at one of the agency’s newest complexes funded by Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) to serve young adults at risk...

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