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COLLEGE ACCESS AND COLLEGE SAVINGS

Posted September 03, 2020 in Media, Resources

The college savings movement is growing across the country. Its roots come from the nonpro t asset-building community (https://prosperitynow.org/about/our-approach), which is distinct from the college access and success  eld. But the two movements share a deep commitment to supporting the same low-income individuals and families to build stronger futures.
By working together, we can ensure that Child or College Savings Account (CSA) programs are well-designed and integrated with the other access strategies proven to increase postsecondary enrollment and completion.

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Tamalada

Posted August 20, 2020 in Events

Every year in December, the El Monte Promise Foundation hosts the Annual Tamalada fundraising dinner as a way for community members to gather to celebrate the successes of the year and to honor outstanding accomplishments in the community with the Bobby Salcedo Esperanza Award. The funds raised at this event go directly to support the EMPF Scholar Savings Program and operations. 

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LOCAL RESOURCES – FOOD

Posted April 25, 2020 in Resources

As our schools are closed until at least the end of March, various programs are available for our vulnerable students that are food insecure. El Monte Union High School District, El Monte City School District, Mountain View School District, Rosemead School District, and Valle Lindo School District will be continuing to provide breakfast and lunch […]

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