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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Echo Park parenting group holds annual fundraiser

Photo from EPE website

Echo Parenting & Education, which conducts weekly parenting classes in Echo Park,  will be hosting their annual fall fundraiser at the historic Jensen’s Recreation Center in Echo Park on Saturday, Nov. 12  at 7 p.m. An EPE supporter provides the following background:

Founded 11 years ago by longtime Echo Park resident, Ruth Beaglehole, Echo Parenting & Education conducts weekly parenting classes in both English and Spanish, teaching parents an empathy led practice of child raising. Although classes take place regularly in Echo Park, the organization serves the Greater Los Angeles community, training and educating parents, preschool and elementary school teachers, social workers, and mental health professionals in how to support and nurture children integrating the principles of nonviolence with the knowledge of emotional intelligence and brain development. Currently, Echo Parenting & Education is offering parenting classes at Elysian Heights Elementary. Fall semester classes are in English and spring semester will be in Spanish.
Actor Amy Brenneman will be the emcee the fundraiser and Jackie Goldberg is attending as special guest. Tickets are $60 and include food, wine, music and an opportunity drawing with great items such as four star hotel packages.


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