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Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling & Learning Center Celebrates 50 Years at the California Scien

Last month brought out the best and the brightest to the 50th Anniversary celebration for the Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling & Learning Center as they celebrated "Honoring the Past and Shaping the Future', Wednesday, September 13th.

Hundreds of community leaders, residents, alumni and more came out to celebrate the 50 Year journey of the Watts Counseling & Learning Center. Welcoming the impressive array of attendees were Angela Coron, Managing Director, Community Benefit, Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Maria T. Aguirre, Director, Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling and Learning Center.

The Watts Counseling and Learning Center is a unique community service of Kaiser Permanente Southern California. Since 1967, the Center has provided counseling, outreach, and educational services to the residents of Watts and the surrounding communities. Watch the overview video to learn more about the WCLC.

The Center was established just two years after the 1965 Watts civil unrest, to provide essential mental health and educational resources for the children and families of Watts, regardless of whether or not they are Kaiser Permanente members. The Center’s motto of “helping people grow” supports the philosophy that empowering multi-generational individuals and families to cope with stresses and barriers will ultimately strengthen the community. Learn more about their work, CLICK HERE

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