Ciudad De Angeles, Inc.

aka Ciudad de Angeles, Inc.   |   Marietta, GA   |  www.ciudaddeangeles.org

Mission

Ciudad de Angeles provides a safe and healthy environment based on Christian principles for orphaned, abandoned, abused, and needy children living in Mexico. The home raises children to become Christian adults who are responsible citizens in their local communities.

Ruling year info

2003

Executive Director

James Maclaskey

Main address

5240 Roswell Rd NE

Marietta, GA 30062 USA

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EIN

01-0730818

NTEE code info

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Over 1 million children in Mexico are living outside of their homes. We provide a permanent placement for orphaned, abandoned, abused, and needy children in Mexico. We also provide housing and post high school education and/or vocational training for 18+ year olds in our Transition Program.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Ciudad de Angeles IAP

Support the operation of the orphanage Ciudad de Angeles IAP in Cozumel, Mexico.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of students demonstrating responsible behaviors and work habits

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Children and youth

Related Program

Ciudad de Angeles IAP

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Formal training program for developing appropriate social skills and responsible behaviors and work habits is a focus of our 2021-2023 Strategic Plan.

Number of direct care staff who received training in primary prevention strategies and other techniques to avoid the need for restraint and seclusion

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Caregivers

Related Program

Ciudad de Angeles IAP

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Formal training program is part of our 2021-23 Strategic Plan.

Number of clients for whom the transition plan is fully implemented (including receipt of all services as planned)

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adolescents

Related Program

Ciudad de Angeles IAP

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Indicates number being served in our Transition Program for 18+ year old students. Transition Students complete high school education and pursue post high school education and/or vocational training.

Number of children served

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Children and youth

Related Program

Ciudad de Angeles IAP

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

As our population ages and young adults exit our program, we add new children based on availability from social services.

Number of people reached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Children and youth

Related Program

Ciudad de Angeles IAP

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Bible study and spiritual development is an important part of our work, though children make their own decisions. The numbers indicate the number of baptisms among our children during a given year.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Ciudad de Ángeles – 2018-2020 Strategic Plan Goals

Pillar I — Caring for Our Children

Transitions:
Initial Entry:
Evaluate and address all Areas of Focus for each new child
Acclimate house parents and staff to needs of each new child
18-Year Old Transition
Revise transitional living program to accommodate all 18 year olds
Supply counseling services and adequate facilities to support young adults in transitional living
Support transitional students in career path attainment

Areas of Focus:
Spiritual:
Analyze and address spiritual needs of staff and children to include the following:
Bible study for children and staff
Positive examples of Christian living
Open discussion by children and staff of their faith journeys
Interact with healthy congregations for spiritual activities

Physical and Emotional:
Deliver age appropriate sexual behavior training
Supply sufficient counseling services to meet the needs of children and young adults
Support healthy lifestyle through nutritionally balanced meals
Secure opportunities for activities that enhance physical fitness
Provide appropriate healthcare for each child

Vocational and Educational:
Deliver career education to include awareness of career opportunities and personal aptitudes
Explore and create educational opportunities beyond local availability for identified personal goals
Secure the most appropriate educational opportunities that will lead to high school graduation
Provide educational resources on campus as needed to support academic pursuits and technology literacy

Pillar II — Staff Recruitment and Retention

Provide an organizational structure that supports the mission of Ciudad de Ángeles
Secure resources and on-going training to assist staff in fulfilling their responsibilities
Maintain a culture that fosters positive staff morale
Provide comfortable living facilities for staff

Pillar III — Growth and Expansion

Add children to accomplish mission of the organization
Identify and correct critical maintenance issues
Add facilities to support the needs of the organization through the on-going Facilities Plan

Caring for Children:
Pre-entry evaluations to provide necessary resources, via psychological & medical evaluation and interview.
Create individual Plan of Service
Obtain birth certificate, medical & school records (if available)
Brief house parents and appropriate staff
Provide age appropriate orientation
Make modifications of rules/guidelines for 18 year olds still finishing high school
Provide ready access to Psychologist and/or additional Contract Counselor
Explore options and provide appropriate “interim” living facilities for Transition Students
Obtain funding for and construct new Transition House
Develop individual Career Goals and provide career counseling
Communicate with Sponsors potential career pathways for their children
Develop a plan for “off island” post high school education
Develop a job description for Campus Chaplain and present plan to board
Participate in regular worship services
Develop a plan of Bible study, daily devotionals, and/or prayer time in addition to Sunday worship time
Determine and establish a mechanism for Q&A/discussion in a supportive environment
Attend & host Christian rallies/meetings/events and mission teams
Develop a plan and hold group sessions on sexual awareness & behavior, self-defense, and prevention of bullying
Conduct annual evaluations and treatment plans
Develop nutritionally balanced, standardized menus
Provide nutrition education to children and transition students
Encourage participation in outside physical activities
Administer aptitude tests to 8th grade students and update individual Plans of Service & counsel students based on results
Conduct site visits to other locations or educational centers
Determine and document most appropriate educational environment for each child in Plans of Service
Provide tutoring as needed
Maintain sufficient computer stations and internet access

Staff Recruitment & Retention:
Review and adjust current hierarchy of staff and propose additional position to meet the mission
Provide training sessions on “The Connected Child”
Send two staff to train on “Managing Aggressive Behavior”
Identify and bring training group on “The Sanctuary Model”
Identify and bring training group on sexual awareness and bullying prevention
Identify and bring training group on personal finance
Identify and bring training group on first aid
Delegate responsibilities in a way that promotes a “team” environment
Remove impediments (negative/divisive staff) to healthy spiritual relationships
Evaluate condition of furniture, appliances, linens, etc. and replace as needed

Growth & Expansion:
Identify agency in Quintana Roo as possible alternate source of children and begin process of obtaining children
Make visits to DIF in other locations (Morelos, Yucatan, Oaxaca, Chiapas) and begin process of obtaining children
Identify and prioritize list of critical maintenance
Prioritize construction projects in current Facilities Plan

Hire and train Christian couples to serve as direct child care workers (house parents and relief workers). We will use a network of existing supporters to help spread the word about our work and needs. Executive Director, Director, and Board Members will be available for in person contact to explain our mission and funding opportunities.

We currently have 34 children in our care.
Our Board has recently revised our Strategic Plan, which provides the structure for our operational goals.
Casa 6 has been completed and all 5 existing casas have been renovated.
We are establishing a broader network to identify qualified staff.
We have secured a full-time counselor, administrative assistant, and social worker.
We currently have a shortage of direct child care staff (house parents and relief workers).
Identify additional funding sources are needed for our 2019 operating budget and campus development.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Ciudad De Angeles, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 6/30/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

David Grove

Mike Stoneicki

Kevin Slaten

A&M Church of Christ

Patrick Doherty

Woodbury Church of Christ

Jodi Bush

Eastside Church of Christ

Jenny Tidwell

East Cobb Church of Christ

Randy Bostic

Harpeth Hills Church of Christ

David Grove

Lori Sams

Grace Chapel Church of Christ

John Corn

Mike Ward

Woodbury Church of Christ

David White

East Cobb Church of Christ

Sarah West

Campus Church of Christ

Van Williams

Campus Church of Christ

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 06/30/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability