Alumna Sandra Romero-Viguerias Acknowledges IHADLA for Transforming Her Life

Our students and alumni come from a diverse array of locations, backgrounds, and experiences. Alumna, Sandra Romero-Viguerias, was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and moved east of Los Angeles just before her 1st-grade class at Franklin Elementary in Pasadena was sponsored by IHADLA as Program 15. When Sandra first joined our program, she couldn’t speak English […]

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Denita Hartfield-Oyeka – Program 1

Since IHADLA’s inception, many students have passed through our program and have gone on to achieve a wide variety of educational, career, and personal accomplishments. For our first Alumni Spotlight piece, we are highlighting an exceptional member of our Program 1 class, launched in 1987. Denita Hartfield-Oyeka was in the 6th grade in 1986 when […]

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