Dia De Los Niños Festival

El Dia de Los Ninos Flyer 2014

For the 15th consecutive year, MAOF and the Los Angeles area Dia De Los Niños Committee will be presenting the Dia de los Niños Festival on April 30 at Belvedere Park.

Sponsored by Best Start, East Los Angeles, Community Voices, Los Angeles Chapter and L.A. Care Health Plan, the free event will feature family-friendly entertainment, activities, arts & crafts, and a special appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog. Read More

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Mexican Consul General in Los Angeles Visits MAOF

Consul General Carlos M. Sada (Center) and MAOF Board Chairman Carlos Viramontes (Right)

Consul General Carlos M. Sada (Center) and MAOF Board Chairman Carlos Viramontes (Right)

Members of the MAOF Board of Directors joined MAOF President Martin Castro in welcoming Mexican Consul General in Los Angeles, Carlos M. Sada, to MAOF headquarters in Montebello on March 20. The Consul General and MAOF representatives exchanged ideas on how the two entities can continue to collaborate and support the Mexican and Mexican-American population in Los Angeles. Read More

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MAOF Joins Gloria Molina at The Wellness Center

The Wellness Center at Historic General Hospital is Now Open

The Wellness Center at Historic General Hospital is Now Open

On March 15, Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina inaugurated The Wellness Center at the Historic General Hospital alongside 800 community members and representatives from MAOF and 15 other agencies housed in the innovative facility. Envisioned by MAOF founder Dionicio Morales more than a decade ago and brought to fruition by Molina’s leadership, The Wellness Center brings together nonprofits from across Los Angeles County and centralizes resources for the entire family including preventative health care, nutrition and exercise counseling, social services, and youth services. Read More

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Health Insurance On-Site Resource Center at MAOF

enrollMAOF has partnered with Anthem Blue Cross to bring members of the community in-depth information about the Affordable Care Act. Together with MAOF, Anthem will be delivering a series of outreach events to ensure consumers have access to information and education and a forum to allow them to ask questions about the upcoming changes. Read More

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MAOF Youth Program to Deliver Acclaimed College Prep Curriculum to High School Juniors

IMG_0316MAOF was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) to deliver its acclaimed Escalera Program Curriculum to 11th grade students in various communities across Greater Los Angeles. Launched in 2001 with the support of PepsiCo Foundation and PepsiCo, Inc., NCLR’s Escalera Program aims to increase Latino college attainment and professional success by educating students on career exploration, educational attainment, technology, personal and leadership development, and job-readiness training.

 

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