Sacramento, CA. — Lao Family Community Development (LFCD) is opening a new campus, called the Care Community Center, in Sacramento at 3205 Hurley Way. Open house will be held Friday, August 13, 2021, from 3 to 5 p.m.; it is being co-hosted by LFCD and Highlands Community Charter and Technical Schools. The event includes a tour of the facilities, a BBQ, refreshments, and raffles.
LFCD’s mission to advance the wellbeing of diverse communities through culturally-informed employment, housing, and education services. The non-profit serves individuals from 40 nationalities, delivers service in 35 languages and impacts the lives of nearly 31,000 annually in three northern California counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, and Sacramento). LFCD is headquartered in Oakland.
The organization is centered on an Integrated Service Delivery Model, which is a team-based approach that takes into account that a client/participant is a whole person and has many facets of needs.
Lao Family Community Development (LFCD) is opening a new campus, called the Care Community Center, CEO Kathy Chao Rothberg
CEO Kathy Chao Rothberg explains, “We do our best to assure the client/participant does not get lost in the process, needed services are delivered in a timely fashion, with quality care, and high results.” She adds, “LFCD concentrates on five core service areas: 1) adult education and vocational training, 2) youth education, leadership, and employment, 3) financial coaching/asset development, 4) work supports and health access, and 5) affordable housing and home ownership development.”
What: To help youth graduate from high school, continue to post-secondary educational programs, apply to credentialed occupational training programs, and find employment with career advancement on the path to self-sufficiency.
When: Friday, August 6, 2021, 10:00 am to 3:00pm
Where: LFCD’s CARE Community Center (free lunch included), 2325 E. 12th Street, Oakland, CA
Images: 100-120 youth ages 16-24; educational, training and networking event. Target population is composed of ethnically and racially diverse, low- income youth, refugees, and immigrants who struggle to transition to higher education and meaningful long-term employment.
Interviews: LAO Family Community Development CEO Kathy Rothberg available either on-site (during the event) or by phone/Zoom. To set an appointment with Kathy, call: (510)533-8850. 16-24 ethnically and racially diverse, low- income youth, refugees, and immigrants.
About: Lao Family Community Development
MISSION To advance the economic mobility and well-being of diverse communities through culturally informed specialized employment, housing, education, and support services.
APPROACH Lao Family Community Development (Lao Family) values a comprehensive, integrated service model that engages individuals and family participation to achieve self-sufficiency and stability goals. Lao Family’s comprehensive approach strives to meet the immediate basic, long-term, and special needs of affected community members. Customized and holistic service plans incorporate workforce, education, housing, and support services, including health, income, and savings, to foster positive outcomes.