George McKenna (243220)

Educating Young Minds recently held its 19th Annual Awards Celebration with guest speaker, Dr. George J. McKenna III, Ph.D., vice president of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education.

The celebration took place at a private estate in Los Angeles. In attendance were notable politicians, celebrities, corporate sponsors, parents, EYM alumni, students; and it was hosted by radio personality, Kevin Nash. This year’s awards gala was produced and directed by Bruce Cecil.

Educating Young Minds varied programs has empowered thousands of students and families, and serves as one of the most outstanding supplemental educational programs in the nation.

Educating Young Minds’ culture and methodology for underserved, underrepresented, at-risk youth and their families, channels their abilities and energies, linking high expectations with academic, emotional and social success. Educating Young Mind’s strategies and activities, with a student/teacher ratio of 6 to 1, accommodates students (grades Pre-K-12) with varied backgrounds and learning abilities.

Educating Young Minds provides a customized, Holistic approach with empowering resources, unlimited opportunities and curricula tailored to exceed required standards on both a personal and digital platform. Addressing the academic, social and emotional needs of the community, EYM provides solutions cultivating desire, talent and ability that create a standard of excellence within you. Consequently, more than 82 percent of EYM students graduate from four-year colleges. For more information regarding EYM programs and requirements please visit: or call our office at (213) 487-2310.