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2015 Early Reader
Book Fair

June 2 & 4, 2015- CEF’s annual Early Reader Book Fair was held this week! Over 600 students from CEF supported elementary schools gathered at local Catholic high schools to participate in a day of reading and activities. The two day affair began at St....

My $2/month Catholic Education in 1930’s Los Angeles

In this touching article, Manuel H. Rodriguez reminisces about his Catholic education. While home was not always a safe place, his life "was made immeasurably happier because of the guidance and encouragement of those good women who were [his] first teachers."...

CEF Honors Archbishop Gomez

May 28, 2015- On Thursday May 28th, CEF’s Hispanic Leadership Advisory Board (HLAB) hosted a dinner honoring Archbishop Gomez for his five years of service in Los Angeles. At the event, Archbishop was presented with a proclamation from Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar. The...

Nicholas

Meet Nicholas! Born and raised in Watts, Nicholas came to Verbum Dei High School after unsuccessfully completing his freshman year when his public school was closed down. He described the adjustment to Catholic school as a challenge, but also an extremely rewarding experience. He said...

Angelica

Meet Angelica! Angelica will be a first-generation college student when she starts her freshman year at Harvard University this fall. She was also accepted to Duke University, Emory University, Notre Dame University, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCR, University of Southern California and University of San Diego....

Jennifer

Meet Jennifer! Valedictorian of her class and a 2015 Gates Millennium Scholar, Jennifer is grateful for the well-rounded education she received from Catholic schools. Born to immigrant parents from Ecuador, she is the youngest of three girls. Education has always been a priority for Jennifer....