School Wide Positive Behavior Expectations: Polite-Be Respectful; Prompt-Be On-time; Prepared-Be Ready to Learn; Productive-Be a Learner. Mendez Open Houses on Saturdays in September and October 2018 for 8th graders and their families.

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Wellness Partners

Wellness Partners


Alma Family Services (GRYD) provides free counseling, tutoring, family case management, substance abuse prevention group, recreational/academic enrichment activities for youth with presence in Boyle Heights.


Boyle Heights Beat/ Pulso de Boyle Heights is a bilingual community newspaper written by youth from Boyle Heights, as well as a website where we have contributing writers.

Caminos Seguros/ Safe Passages Program at Proyecto Pastoral is a volunteer and leadership opportunity for adults that aims to improve safety in our community and around our campus.

Dolores Mission Church (DM) parishioners, students and its community at large work together to provide safety, support, quality education and hope to the Boyle Heights community. We provide positive communication and parenting classes using Parenting by Connection curriculum.

East LA Community Corporation (ELACC) is dedicated to harnessing housing and other community development resources with and for low-income residents of Boyle Heights and Unincorporated East Los Angeles. The agency’s economic and social justice advocacy work directly meshes with BHPN’s theory of action and is why they will play a key role in organizing and providing direct services that foster economic development, stable housing, and healthy environments in Boyle Heights. Programs include: first time home buyer, foreclosure prevention, wealth building, free tax prep, affordable housing.

ENKI offers Youth and Family programs designed to provide a supportive environment that will promote normal healthy development and enrich the lives of children, adolescents and their families so they can be successful at home, in school and in the community. At Mendez ENKI provides outpatient and school based mental health services to the Boyle Heights community.

AltaMed Health Services helps inform families and friends with health related issues. They also provide presentations and are an onsite resource.

Health Corps addresses increasing rates of obesity and other lifestyle diseases in low-income neighborhoods; delivers on-school program that includes teaching a health curriculum, working w/parents, organizing after school clubs, and other health awareness events.

Latino Equality Alliance LGBTQA Youth Council serves students who identify as LGBTQ and/or as an ally. The program helps develop youth leaders in Boyle Heights. We emphasize on creating safe environments for all students in which they are able to succeed. 

Lucille Beserra Roybal Family offers extensive program for parents in the form of computer class, ESL, salsa, tejido class; during tax season: free tax prep & ITIN preparation. Fridays DPSS case worker processes Medi-Cal & Cal Fresh applications.

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles provides Sexual health education, information and advocacy. Our program at Mendez has a classroom component (9th grade), Peer Advocates after school club (all grades), parent classes and on-campus CONFIDENTIAL services.

Soledad Enrichment Action (BH GRYD) provides prevention, intervention, follow-up, home visits, case management, referral service for high risk population. 

Self Help Graphics (SHG) is dedicated to AA Para Hoy! (Youth and community AA Programs) by providing over 8000 local families and children with quality art programming and instruction every year. The goals of AA Para Hoy are to fortify and expand the use and access to art for youth 12-18 through SHG's facilities and resources.