Posts by Mary Kay

El Nido Campus Remodel is Underway

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

El Nido Campus Remodel is Underway

Construction is underway at our El Nido campus in Altadena! Hathaway-Sycamores broke ground in May to expand the footprint of its longstanding Rowland Cottage, one of two cottages that are home to the youth we serve. The updates to Rowland Cottage will allow us to add two more bedrooms as well as remodel current bedrooms and bathrooms to create more comfortable, private and safe spaces for the boys. The cottage will also include a modern kitchen, dining room and lounge. There will be a...

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El Nido’s Cooking Group Builds Skills for Youth

Posted by on Jul 25, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 1 comment

El Nido’s Cooking Group Builds Skills for Youth

Youth have been cooking up something special at our El Nido campus! “Cooking Group” brings dinner to the table each week, all year long. But it’s much more than preparing and eating a meal. This activity allows young participants to come together in a collaborative, meaningful way, while building life skills in a variety of areas. By working together to prepare for each meal, youth develop social skills and teaming. They decide on the type of food they would like to eat, then with staff’s...

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Our School-Based Services Stay in Session through the Summer

Posted by on Jul 25, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Our School-Based Services Stay in Session through the Summer

School may be out for summer, but that doesn’t slow down our school-based services (SBS) team. In fact, summer becomes a critical time to support the students we serve during the school year. The break can be challenging for kids and their families as schedules change and days become more unpredictable. We work with our school-based families to ensure that they feel supported during this transitional time. We encourage them to reinforce the progress their child made throughout the school year...

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The Human Rights Campaign Recognizes Hathaway-Sycamores for LGBTQ Inclusivity

Posted by on Jul 25, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

The Human Rights Campaign Recognizes Hathaway-Sycamores for LGBTQ Inclusivity

Hathaway-Sycamores has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for the strides we have made toward becoming fully “LGBTQ welcoming and affirming”. Over the past year, a committee of dedicated Hathaway-Sycamores staff members worked across the agency to conduct an internal self-assessment, provide professional development to staff and implement ACAF’s “Benchmarks of LGBTQ Inclusion” which track policy and practice changes within agencies. The Human Rights Campaign assessed our efforts and...

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Lummis Days Festival Provides Opportunity for Youth Leadership Members to Shine

Posted by on Jun 21, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

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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