La Casita Partners
La Casita Partner Organizations
Adelante Youth Alliance
Website | Email | 626.798.1538
Adelante Youth Alliance (formerly Pasadena Youth Center) educates and empowers youth to develop their academic, career, and leadership potential — preparing and supporting youth to improve academic achievement; graduate from high school; advance to college/post-secondary education; become job and career ready; and become leaders and role models in their families, schools, and communities.
Arroyo S.E.C.O Network of Time Banks
Website | Email | 213.973.2265
Time Bank members spend an hour doing something for someone, then earn a "Time Credit" to "pay" someone to do something for them. The Time Bank website introduces members to each other, facilitates the exchange of services, and keeps track of the hours exchanged. They also have monthly potlucks for members to meet and set up service exchanges.
Centro de Educación del Pueblo
Email | 626.840.7567
Centro de Educación del Pueblo serves to create social, cultural, and educational change in the Latino community, particularly among immigrants, utilizing programs rooted in social justice. Their goal is to develop a critical consciousness that can translate into action to defend human and civil rights.
Latino Heritage’s mission is to promote knowledge of the Latino experience through cultural and educational programs in the San Gabriel Valley. They seeks to honor their elders, preserve their collective past, help educate all involved in their projects, and provide positive educational outreach for all in the community.
Madison Elementary School
Website | Email | 626.396.5780
Madison Elementary's mission is to provide students with a positive and challenging learning environment, improve student achievement, strengthen parental community involvement, and to maintain a safe and clean environment.
Pasadena Learning Gardens
Pasadena Learning Gardens is dedicated to understanding and transforming the way we produce, distribute, and consume food. They educate communities to understand what “good food” is and how to grow, buy and share it. They build and support learning gardens, educate communities to live more sustainably, and facilitate community transformation through collaboration with neighbors on a similar journey.
San Gabriel Valley Literacy Council
Website | Email | 626.298.4731
The San Gabriel Valley Literacy Council provides English language and citizenship instruction to meet the evolving needs of adults in the west San Gabriel Valley. Our special focus is on beginning learners and those who need more flexible scheduling to accommodate the demands of daily life. The SGVLC is an all-volunteer organization—from our teachers to our support staff, a rarity these days. Classes are offered in partnership with various organizations in the west San Gabriel Valley, including libraries, schools, churches, and community centers.