3/10/14: The CDF is launching a new MENTORSHIP program! College graduates will be matched with HAR Scholarship awardees beginning their journey towards a meaningful career. Mentors are asked to submit an application to the CDF by May 31, 2014. For more information, please contact us at (626) 586-1899.
3/3/14: The CDF is excited to welcome Joseph Moreno and Rebecca Velasco as Board Fellows from the University of Southern California (USC). Joseph and Rebecca will work together to assist the CDF develop a 5-year strategic plan around increasing college access and retention for Section 8 and Public Housing residents.
2/12/14: Don’t forget to submit your HAR Scholarship application on time – all applications must be submitted by Monday, April 28th!! Contact us for more information at (626) 586-1899.
1/15/14: Through the generous donation of Bobbette Glover, past Assistant Executive Director of the LACDC, the CDF will begin to offer SAT and ACT prep courses free of charge to eligible Public Housing and Section 8 residents through Project: Scholar, CDF’s newest initiative. The first set of SAT and ACT prep courses will begin in Fall 2014.
Jesus (2012 HAR Scholarship awardee) and Erika (2013 HAR Scholarship awardee) are a brother-sister duo, that is determined to finish college and start a career. Jesus attends UC Santa Cruz and Erika attends Whittier College.