Para Los Ninos

Para Los Ninos
Program Name: 
Nurturing Parenting Program
Grant Year: 
2013
Grant Type: 
General Community
Grant Amount: 
$20,000
Interest Area: 
Early Childhood
Grant Purpose: 

The Nurturing Parenting Program provides courses focused on empathy, nurturing, and attachment at Para Los Nino's early education centers for parents of children ages six weeks to three years.

Description: 

Founded in 1980, Para Los Niños (PLN) aims to help children succeed in school and in life.  Dedicated to the academic success and social well-being of children, PLN serves approximately 7,500 children, youth and their families each year through six early education centers, three charter schools, mental health services, family programs, community engagement and youth workforce services.  The range of services provided support optimal environments for young children
to develop, learn and achieve.  Its three strategic priorities are to demonstrate impact of its educational model, strengthen its infrastructure and diversify and expand its funding base.