Our Mission
Proyecto Pastoral at Dolores Mission is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization working in the economically and politically disenfranchised community of Boyle Heights to empower the community personally and socially by developing grassroots projects in education, leadership, and service.

Our Approach
Proyecto Pastoral takes pride in its commitment to a grassroots approach in which local community members play a critical role in the planning, design and implementation of programs and services.
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Proyecto Pastoral's Programs



Women's Conference Art Contest


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April 23

6pm: ECE: Advocacy Workshop Session, Centro de Alegria

April 24

6pm: ECE: Child Development Workshop, Centro de Alegria

April 27

GHP: Garden Day

April 29

ECE: Day of the Child Celebration

April 30

6pm: ECE: Advocacy Workshop Session, Centro de Alegria

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A native of Guatemala who, like so many men, is in the United States to earn money to support his family back home, Eduardo talks in broken English, especially about his mother who was recently diagnosed with diabetes.

Guadalupe Homeless Project: 25 years of sanctuary in L.A.


Read "Skills, discipline and fun through Gymnastics" by Lesly Juarez - an article about Gymnastics at the Aliso Pico Recreation Center.

Skills, discipline and fun through Gymnastics


Tres generaciones de mujeres fuertes, —su madre, que la sacó adelante; su abuela que gestionaba negocios en México para dar de comer a sus siete hijos y su bisabuela que era conocida como "la maestra" porque enseñaba a leer y escribir a la gente en 1900— inspiran el trabajo diario de Raquel Román.... Read More

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Imaginando Mañana Pico-Aliso Community Team Outreach (or IMPACTO) is an after school program for the children of Boyle Heights community, and also a frequent site location for one of APO's many service opportunities. Volunteering at IMPACTO every Friday afternoon, I have come to discover that this community space is more than just a program for kids to come and kick back after school and before going home... Read More


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