Our Team


Executive Office

Andrew J, Co-Founder and President,

A veteran who served in the Army Forces of the United States and graduation from Eagle Rock High School.

Amanda Matti, Co-Founder and Vice President

Business owner in Northeast Los Angeles

Board of Directors

Ghaz B, Program Director

Owner/Chef-Dave’s Chillin N Grillin & Wicked Food Inc.

Board member-for Kid’s Movement,  and countless of volunteer hours with other organization.

Janet Ennis,  Secretary of the Board

Senior Administrative Coordinator for Bouchard Communication, Inc

Countless of Volunteer hours and donations towards Pediatric Cancer, families in-need, toy-drive, & backpack. 

Shandra Aguiar, Treasure of the Board

office manager for optometric.

Former AD for the Glendale Bears, Volunteers in the community, and donations to help youth and families in need.

Karen Staron, Health Director

Stakeholder in Eagle Rock

Registered Nurse for Adults & Adolescents

Bachelor’s in Business Management from Pepperdine University & Associate Degree in Health Science.

Vice President of Delevan Drive PTA, & Alumni/neighborhood watch captain

Ken Walsh, Research Director

Stakeholder, and volunteers in the community.

Kacy K, Business Director

Owner of Zweet Café in Eagle Rock, Stakeholder in Highland Park, and other areas in Northeast Los Angeles

Always volunteering and donating towards families, youth, and seniors.

NELA Youth Program

Staff – Programs

Amanda Matti, Youth Director

Yvonne Chavez, Case worker

Stakeholder in El Sereno. Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, and Masters of Arts in Forensic Psychology.

Clinical case supervisor & Behavioral therapist with special needs children for LAUSD. Volunteers in Northeast and donates towards Youth.

Zev Cambre, Youth Manager 

Administrative Assistant for Temple Sinai of Glendale

Volunteers for Councilman Kevin De Leon as a special Intern, part time student body commissioner for Eagle Rock High School, Freshman class officer treasure, Sophomore class officer vice president, dual enrollment student and part time Dean’s Honor list at Los Angeles City College.

Cecily Rose,  Fundraising Coordinator for the Youth

Leadership for Eagle Rock High School, Freshman class officer, Associated student body commissioner, Secretary for Eagle High School. Honors, Magnet, AP student, and part of the Drill Team.

Volunteers at Grandview Preschool, and taking class at Los Angeles City College in Political Science.