Month: May 2019

Teen Mom finds “HOPE” in Flexible High School Program

Fabiola Cerritos, 18, found out she was pregnant right when she started high school at 14 years-old. Now, Cerritos is set to be the first one to graduate in her family by 2020. By Gabriela Milian |  ABC7   –   Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:34PM PANORAMA CITY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Fabiola Cerritos, 18, found out she […]

Written by on May 29, 2019

Learn4Life’s HOPE Program featured on ABC7!

ABC7’s Denise Dador visited our center in Panorama City and talked to some of the teen moms enrolled in our HOPE Program. —- By Denise Dador |  ABC7    –   Tuesday, May 21, 2019 PANORAMA CITY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A group of students who studied in a classroom alongside their babies at a Panorama City […]

Written by on May 21, 2019

A New Chance for Teen Moms

By ALLISON GATLIN ([email protected]) | Valley Press Staff Writer PALMDALE — The classroom at Learn4Life’s Antelope Valley Learning Academy in Palmdale looks a bit different from those at most other high schools. It may have desks and computers, but it also features a brightly colored play area set off by a low fence, filled with […]

Written by on May 20, 2019

Stacey Smith: Survivor, Social Worker, Brandman Graduate

Stacey’s journey was paved with obstacles, including an abusive relationship, but she persevered… and after graduating from Learn4Life, she went on to earn an associate degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences at Victor Valley College, and a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Brandman University. 👩🏽‍🎓 As a mother of four, this was no small […]

Written by on May 20, 2019

Teen Parents have “HOPE” to Finish High School

Learn4Life takes a new approach to helping students with children. By Mike Terry   |    San Fernando Sun Contributing Writer Annabella Delgado’s life took a dramatic turn shortly before her 16th birthday. The Sylmar teen learned she was pregnant and would be giving birth to a boy. “It changed my life a lot. People would […]

Written by on May 18, 2019

HOPE Program Grand Opening: Pacoima and Palmdale

Every year, almost 25,000 teens give birth in California – and 70 percent of teen moms don’t graduate high school. Understandable – caring for a baby is demanding and there’s no time to sit in a classroom for eight hours a day.   Thanks to a new program at Learn4Life, teen parents can bring their babies to school.  Learn4Life created H.O.P.E. (Helping Our […]

Written by on May 15, 2019