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Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Brings End of Summer Family Fun Foster Youth Event on Sept. 8

Event features food, entertainment and valuable resource information

LA County Park and Recreation

LA County Park and Recreation

Erika Suarez, Online Editor-in-Chief

Foster youth in Los Angeles County, invites families and caregivers to attend a fun and entertaining event from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area. Providing resource information about education, employment, and other needed resources.

The 3D (Dedication, Determination, Drive) Youth Jam end of summer family fun day will feature:

Speakers, dozens of vendors, as well as food, music, games, activities, prizes, and giveaways.

Pre-registration is required via email at 3dyouthjam@gmail.com or by calling
(626) 691-1482.

The goal of this event is to further promote the determination and dedication of foster youth. And put them in the driver’s seat for a brighter future. This event aims to transform a simple resource fair into an interactive day of wellness to provide VIP treatment for foster youth.

“Everyone deserves a bright future,” said Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, one of the scheduled speakers. “I’m pleased that Whittier Narrows Recreation Area will host this 3D Youth Jam to provide information and resources for success. At this fun gathering, foster youth will learn about their options to pursue employment, higher education and more. The 3D Youth Jam demonstrates the County’s commitment to ensuring that our foster youth thrive.”

Whittier Narrows Recreation Area is located at 751 Santa Anita Ave., in South El Monte.

For more information, you can visit here.

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