Recognizing the tremendous academic disparities in the low-income communities we serve, NEW Education Hub targets students and parents with a concentration on intergenerational learning. NEW’s myriad educational programs include digital and financial capability, afterschool enrichment, and workforce readiness to drive academic and social success.
After School Learning Centers
Serving over 400 children in the communities of Pico-Union and Canoga Park. Students are provided with year-round personalized academic support, a rotating selection of enrichment courses, summer and winter day camps, holiday events, community clean-ups, and a broad array of specialty programs such as CHISPA (Children Investigating Science with Parents Afterschool) and Kids Code build students’ confidence and skills in critical STEAM subjects. KidSmartz gives students the tools they need to discuss emotional and physical boundaries, and to practice safe behavior around strangers.
Padres Comprometidos empowers parents to advocate for their children within the school system and help them achieve academic success. And field trips to Disneyland, Dodgers games, local beaches and hiking trails, and other fun locations for many students represent brand new experiences that expand their horizons and create precious memories. Our staff empowers students to embrace their curiosity and love of learning, and gives parents the resources to actively and confidently support their children’s educational goals.
Recognizing the tremendous academic disparities in low-income communities NEW serves, NEW established NEW Academy Charters elementary schools as a separate nonprofit dedicated to providing a quality, standards-driven, bilingual/bicultural setting with an emphasis on the arts and sciences.