February 9th, 2010

Computer Labs for Kids – Los Angeles, CA

Computer Labs for Kids is 501c3 non-profit organization. We deliver a two part program. The first part is The Way to Happiness which helps children learn how to be good laptop owners. The second part is The Basics of a Laptop. After successful completion of both courses, the children receive their very own personalized laptop to keep!

Location: United Care, 3699 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Time: 2-5pm on Saturday February 6th, 2010
Participants: 20 foster care children (ages 5 through 8).


20 One-on-One Volunteers: volunteers were assigned one child each and trained before the event on how to assist their “buddy” during
the course.
Instructors: The Way to Happiness – Laurie Burpee
The Basics of a Laptop – Shira Evans
Volunteer Leader: Erin Imhoff
Technical Leader: Luis Salazar
Participant Leader: Pauline Verhoeff
Total Attending: 50


Thank you to the Jerusalem Prayer Team who donated the funds with which we were able to purchase laptops.
Thank you to Lexia Learning for donating the Lexia Primary Reading software.
Thank you to Susan Polgar Foundation for donating Chess for Absolute Beginners.
Thank you to Jackson Tao for donating Baby Spider Boom toys.
Thank you to Collins Language for donating their dictionary software.
Thank you to Grey Olltwit Educational Software for donating computer games.
Thank you to the many individuals who donated The Way to Happiness DVDs and booklets.

In addition to Los Angeles, Computer Labs for Kids has held courses in the following locations:

Agra, India – March 2009
Ashkalon, Israel – May 2009
The Algarve, Portugal – August 2009
Chicago, IL – October 2009

Thank you for your interest in our success.
Shira Evans
Executive Director

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