The Latest SHIELDS News & Events

Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare CW360° Summer 2021 Issue

Confronting Racism | Engaging Partners | Finding Solutions Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare CW360° Summer 2021 SHIELDS contributed under the Practice section to the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare’s annual issue of CW360° that provides information affecting child well-being today. Preparation for each publication of CW360° begins with an extensive literature review and […]

Los Angeles SENTINEL Article August 12, 2021

Family Centered Model: A Way to Address Implicit Bias By: Cameron P. Lewis, MPA August 12, 2021 SHIELDS published an article in the Los Angeles SENTINEL news outlet. The SENTINEL is the largest Subscriber paid African American owned newspaper on the West Coast with a readership of 150,000 and over 70 years of service to the […]

Spectrum News 1 Feature Story August 3, 2021

Spiking Cases Prompt New Push by Community Groups to Target Unvaccinated By: Taylor Torregano August 03, 2021 The current spike in COVID-19 is hitting levels that have experts alarmed, reaching more than 3,000 new cases reported Monday alone in Los Angeles County. The concerning influx is pushing many community groups to implement new strategies to […]

Los Angeles Magazine Spotlight July 6, 2021

As the Pandemic Turned Life in L.A. Upside Down, Local Nonprofits Had to Pivot on the Fly By: Liz Ohanesian July 6, 2021 SHIELDS for Families was highlighted among three local nonprofits in the L.A. Magazine issue; how they adjusted their missions to help vulnerable communities weather COVID-19—and why it will be key to California’s […]

La Opinión Article June 14, 2021

SHIELDS: Helping South Los Angeles Families By: Cameron P. Lewis, MPA June 14, 2021 SHIELDS published an article in La Opinión news outlet. Its audience is active, involved, and engaged, reaching over 20 million readers monthly worldwide. Also, it is the most-read print newspaper in Spanish in the United States. Every year, the demographics of Los Angeles County change. We are […]

Compton Pledge

COMPTON PLEDGE SHIELDS for Families is honored to stand beside and work with the City of Compton to implement this new initiative and be a part of the positive change for the community and the families who reside in this great City.     WHAT IS THE COMPTON PLEDGE? The Compton pledge is a landmark […]

LAEC Adult Vocational Training Center Open House

YOU’RE INVITED! Join Los Angeles Education Corps on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 4-6 pm for the LAEC Adult Vocational Training  Center Open House. Come see the cool projects LAEC YouthBuild students are completing in their hands-on construction training classroom and tour  prospective culinary arts and certified nursing assistant departments. You will also the have opportunity to donate to LAEC […]

SHIELD for For Families New Partnership

SHIELDS for Families is now working with South Central Los Angeles Regional Center (SCLARC) SHIELDS has partnered up with the Mental Health Assessment and Support Project (MHASP) to build effective referral services to SCLARC clients with developmental disabilities.

Bigger Choices – Think

We are proud and greatly impressed with how articulate and passionate our teens were in making of the video for Los Angeles Department of Public Health’s Teen Cannabis Use Prevention campaign  

New Documentary Shines Spotlight on Family Addiction Recovery Journey

“Bring Them All” featuring SHIELDS for Families’ family-centered approach to treatment and recovery Los Angeles, CA. (September 19, 2017) — SHIELDS for Families, a non-profit in South Central Los Angeles,  is featured in a newly released national documentary “Bring Them All” to promote their family-centered approach to addiction treatment and recovery….a model that has success […]