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We Are Still Helping Students Change Their Stories

Our world has changed… but our mission has not. Thanks to dedicated teachers, tutors and staff at Learn4Life, our students and their families have continued to receive wraparound support in more than just their education. Programs like Learn4Life HOPE have helped countless parenting-students acquire baby supplies they desperately need. Partnerships with food banks and many […]

Written by on April 16, 2020

Teen Mom Graduates High School and Earns her Degree from UCLA

Being a teen mom was difficult for Shanelle, so she relied on help from her mother. After losing her mother in 2008, all odds were stacked against her. With the help from Learn4Life staff, including her Supervising Teacher, Mrs. Norte and tutors, Sally Yung & Theresa Schaefer, Changed Her Story. Since Shanelle graduated from Learn4Life […]

Written by on February 12, 2020

Learn4Life Graduate Becomes Learn4Life Teacher

Vanessa Alvarez was already struggling in her traditional high school when she learned she was pregnant at just 14 years old. At Learn4Life she was able to bring her son to school and have the flexibility she needed, which helped her to graduate early. She went on to college to earn a multiple subject teaching […]

Written by on September 30, 2019

Child Actor Discovers Her Passion for Poetry

Chelsea knew she wanted to write and perform poetry, but she didn’t really know how. When she enrolled at Learn4Life and was introduced to the SLAM4Life poetry curriculum she realized it was just a stepping stone. After graduating, Chelsea pursued her passion and auditioned as a Get Lit Player, transforming her from mentee to mentor. 🎭

Written by on September 8, 2019

A New Chance for Teen Moms, KSEE24 YourCentralValley

A new program in Fresno says its giving teen parents “HOPE” by letting them bring their children to school. Learn4Life created HOPE, which stands for Helping Our Parenting-teens Excel. The program provides mentorship and support to high school students who are teen parents. Student teen parents take advantage of a classroom designed for study in […]

Written by on September 5, 2019

Homeless Foster Youth Is Given an Opportunity

When Dallas turned 18 the foster system kicked him out, leaving him homeless… until he found opportunity through Learn4Life. Dallas overcame the odds and changed his story. Dallas credits his Supervising Teacher Mrs. Magin for motivating him to finish his credits to graduate.️

Written by on September 3, 2019

Learn4Life Grads Changed Their Stories

Homelessness, abuse, teen pregnancy – all are real obstacles that force many high school students to drop out. At Learn4Life, we help students overcome obstacles to change their stories and graduate.

Written by on August 13, 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