Educational Institutions

SOUTH CENTRAL LOS ANGELES MINISTRY PROJECT

aka South Central LAMP   |   Los Angeles, CA   |  www.southcentrallamp.org

Mission

South Central LAMP provides a supportive, nurturing environment for economically poor women and their families.  We do this by offering educational programs that empower women and their families to reach their full potential, build self-esteem, and strengthen mutual interdependent relations.

Ruling year info

1996

Principal Officer

Diana Pinto

Main address

892 E. 48th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90011 USA

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EIN

95-4571388

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Kindergarten, Nursery Schools, Preschool, Early Admissions (B21)

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

Ethnic/Immigrant Services (P84)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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

South Central LAMP provides two levels of parenting classes, a Mother's support group, five levels of English as a Second Language classes, bilingual counseling, a Family Book club, Early Childhood Education and School Age Enrichment for participant's children while they attend class.

Population(s) Served

Children ages 0-5 years old are engaged in a daily, hands-on learning program based on the developmentally appropriate practices of The Creative Curriculum, a rigourously tested educational and assessment program that has been refined over the past 20 years and validated through several research studies. Infants and toddlers attend morning session (8:30am-noon), while preschool age children attend eaither a morning or afternoon sessions between 8:30am-4:30pm.

Population(s) Served

Our parenting classes focus on strenthening the self-reliance and slef-confidence of mothers, stabilizing and strenthening the parent-child relationship and ensuring that their preschool children are ready for kindergarten. Classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30-9:30am and on Fridays from 8:30am-noon.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Offered in collaboration with the Los Angeles Unified School District, our three levels of ESL classes focus on equipping parents with the language proficiency necessary to participate fully in society and to support and advocate for their children. ESL classes meet Monday-Thursday from 9:00am-noon.

Population(s) Served

PCILA brings together the children and mothers participating in our ECE and parenting classes. Guided through inter-generational activities by trained early childhood educators, mothers learn strategies for developing their family’s literacy skills in their daily life. PCILA is held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon-1pm.

Population(s) Served
Adults

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Financials

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SOUTH CENTRAL LOS ANGELES MINISTRY PROJECT

Board of directors
as of 5/10/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mrs. Teresita Rodriguez-Ruiz


Board co-chair

Sr. Lisa Megaffin

Sisters of Notre Dame

Term: 2017 -

Margaret Graf

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Teresita Rodriguez-Ruiz

First Republic Bank

Pauline MacDonald

Religious Sacred Heart of Mary

Susan Rosenberg

Janice Clifford

Kathe Cordova

SoCalGas

Lisa Megaffin

Sisters of Notre Dame

Angela Hallahan

Congregation of the Holy Faith

Liam Mennis

Society of the Holy Child

Nuala Ryan

Sisters of St. Louis

Teresita Saavedra

Sisters of Social Service

Eleanor Ortega

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

Marjorie Shelvy

Daughters of Charity

Dan Bir

Ninette Ayala

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? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • 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? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Keywords

empowerment, education, family support, women and children, Catholic, immigrant