2008-09 Recipient - Santa Barbara Education Foundation

Amount Awarded: 
$ 35,000

Community Needs : Early Childhood Development, Education, Mental Health

Project Title: 
Parent Project. Parent Education and Mentoring Program

Parent Project is a successful parenting skills program offered to local families and their and their high-risk teens through the Santa Barbara City school system. Six ten-week classes, “Changing Destructive Adolescent Behavior,” are led by local facilitator Linda Guerena and youth advocate Alejandra Gutierrez. Without the gift from the Women’s Fund, these classes could not be offered.

2008 Parent Project father with certificate
2008 Parent Project parents in desk at class
2008 Parent Project group with flags