Every year Paradise Cove Beach Cafe and Paradise Cove Land Company host a holiday party for our students. The children had a fabulous time as always. This year over 200 students from 14 homeless shelters throughout Southern California were bussed in for a day of fun and great food. The furthest being from Pomona and Garden Grove.
Tag: homeless students
(Click on the image above to view the video from LA Times)
“These are the children of skid row — black, white, Latino. They have pink and red Adidas sneakers or thumbs in their mouths or studs that glint like diamonds in their ears or the first hint of hair above their lips. They’re sisters and friends who profess their love for each other, who like listening to music when they study, who talk in class without raising their hands.
“They could be any kids.”
Steve Jobs’ widow is giving two L.A. teachers $10 million to start a school for homeless and foster youth –
The new school, RISE, is designed around the needs of homeless and foster youth.
By Joy Resmovits
Click the link to read the full article in the LA Times.
Our Marketing Director, Sinead Chilton, was interviewed for the Southern California Public Radio, KPCC, to talk briefly about the challenges homeless students face in school and how School on Wheels is supplying them with the essentials they need to succeed–from one-on-one tutoring to school supplies.
Our very own Program Director, Matt Raab, was featured on The Nonprofit Ready Podcast to talk about his experiences working with homeless children and the work of our organization. To read a recap of the interview, click here! You can listen to the full interview below:
One of our superb volunteer tutors, Gabriella Maynetto, was featured in La Opinión for her outstanding efforts in helping our students succeed. You can read the article in Spanish below!