2003

2003.jpgThe first Central American mural in Los Angeles installed at CARECEN resulting from youth and advisory group work with muralist Judith Baca and the staff ff the Social and Pubic Arts Resource Center (SPARC).

Documentary filmmaker Pam Cohen presents a ten-week introduction video course for Belmont High School students and videos win local and national prizes.

Vacation Afternoons initiated to assist fifth and sixth graders includes campus tour of UCLA hosted by the Central American Student Association (CASA).

Parent involvement meetings provide opportunity for youth, parents, tutors and CARECEN instructors to discuss education concerns and questions.
Quality of Education Campaign rejoices over Belmont go-ahead with newly named Vista Hermosa high school and addresses new issues surrounding the Ambassador Hotel site for a new school complex.

Conectese With Technology begins first session.

Antioch University offers Community Humanities Education program (CHE) at CARECEN.

CARECEN works with Pico Union Neighborhood Council application for certification.

Comité de Acción Civica gather 10,000 letters in support of broad legalization (HR440) and 2,000 letters in support of an 18-month extension of TPS for Nicaraguans, Hondurans and Salvadorans.
Day Laborer site opens at Wilshire and Union, helping 100 men per day find work.

CARECEN legal services assisted 3,391 clients with TPS applications and another 3,516 in renewing their TPS-related work permits.

CARECEN begins Consumer Education program on telecommunications fraud in cell phone contracts.

Aquiles Magaña becomes Board Chair.

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