Aztec Awards 2017

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Los Angeles, CA:  The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation held its 50th Annual Aztec Awards Gala Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.  Four Hundred guests, including elected officials, civic and corporate leaders were in attendance to support the work of the Foundation and pay homage to our award recipients.

Awardees included Esteban Torres, Dr. Jane Delgado, Ph. D. and Adriana M. Medina.  These award recipients epitomize the Foundation’s objectives in contributing to the success of Californians, including children and families, our youth and senior citizens.

“Funds raised from this event will supplement funding for all our programs, said MAOF President & CEO Martin Castro.  “We owe a big thank you to all the sponsors and other contributors for making this night possible.”

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Section 8 Waitlist Lottery Now Open

Screen Shot 2017-10-18 at 12.40.51 PMThe Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) has just opened its Section 8 Waiting List for the first time in more than 13 years. Interested families must apply for a lottery that will determine placement on the new Waiting List.

To enroll in the lottery for the Waiting List opening, families will be able to apply online 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, from now until 5 p.m., October 29, 2017, utilizing their smartphone, mobile device or computer with internet access.
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Giving Assistance

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Quality Start, Los Angeles

Screen Shot 2017-09-21 at 1.56.26 PM“Quality Start Los Angeles (QSLA por sus siglas en ingles) es parte de un movimiento a nivel nacional que se enfoca en apoyar a profesionales de educación temprana en el mejoramiento continuo de sus programas. También se centra en proveer apoyo a familias mientras escogen un programa de educación temprana adecuado para sus hijos.

Esta iniciativa es un esfuerzo colaborativo entre Los Angeles County office of Education (LACOE por sus siglas en ingles), Office for the Advancement of Early Care and Education, LAUP, First 5 LA, y Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles (CCALA por sus siglas en ingles). QSLA se dedica a apoyar proveedores de educación temprana y apoderar familias. Para aprender más sobre esta iniciativa, visite www.qualitystartla.org”

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Join the California Early Care & Education Workforce Registry

CATopImg1The California ECE Workforce Registry is a state, regional and local collaboration designed to track and promote the education, training and experience of the early care and education workforce for the purpose of improving professionalism and workforce quality to positively impact children. There are many benefits to being a member of the Registry. Registry participants can:
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