Stories

May is National Foster Care Month

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in News, Stories | 0 comments

May is National Foster Care Month

In honor of National Foster Care Month, meet Miguel and Macrina Gutierrez, a couple committed to giving three foster siblings a forever home.  For 17 years, Miguel and Macrina Gutierrez’s Whittier, Calif., home was occupied by only themselves and two cats. On July 30 of last year, that occupancy status increased. Dramatically. As Miguel recalls, on that fateful Monday, “We became a family.” Now is the Time While the Gutierrez’s became a foster/adoptive family of five – literally, overnight –...

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Roshawn Davis is awarded Youth Leadership Award

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in News, Stories | 2 comments

Roshawn Davis is awarded Youth Leadership Award

Congratulations to Roshawn Davis, graduate of Hathaway-Sycamores’ Transitional Independent Living Program, on receiving the California Coalition for Youth Jim Levine Youth Leadership Award! Informing Roshawn of the honor, Paul A. Curtis the Executive Director of the California Coalition for Youth (CCY) stated “I have personally been very moved by what I have read about you.  Upon graduation from the Transitional Age Youth program you immediately came to be recognized as a leader and someone...

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Clinton’s Story

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Stories | 0 comments

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Dedicated Volunteer: Anthony J. Vargas

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Sidebar, Stories | 0 comments

Dedicated Volunteer: Anthony J. Vargas

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KCBS News People2Watch – Chris Hopgood and Morton Lee

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in News, Press, Stories | 2 comments

KCBS News People2Watch – Chris Hopgood and Morton Lee

It took a compassionate couple, combined with an innovative foster-care program, to finally—after nearly 16 years—help heal a troubled teen and set him on a hope-filled path toward long-term happiness. KCBS News recently aired a People2Watch segment featuring the couple, two Hathaway-Sycamores’ foster parents who are making a difference. Click here to see the segment. Removed from his biological mother at two-months old, Jude spent his formative years bouncing from foster home to foster home....

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H-S Learning Lab Student Wins Gates Millennium Scholarship

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in News, Stories | 0 comments

H-S Learning Lab Student Wins Gates Millennium Scholarship

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