About us

 

The Fremont HS Alumni Foundation was founded in 2011 by South Central Los Angeles Alumni. We are a grassroots foundation entering our twelve year and our ninth as an official nonprofit. The foundation became an official 501 c(3) in 2014. Our Mission, " To empower growth and facilitate change within our South Los Angeles community through promoting leadership amongst youth; and the importance of offering opportunities of advancement within higher education. To bring awareness of  financial literacy, mental health ,and whole body well being to live a healthy and purpose driven balanced life." We believe education, financial literacy, and mental health awareness are key elements to helping our youth rise above the challenges they face in their community.  Our objective is to educate, uplift, motivate, inspire inner city youth living in poverty stricken neighborhoods by awarding scholarships, and providing workshops though the Pathfinder Alumni Youth Council, and inspire through the Pathfinder Legends History Project.

 

MISSION STATEMENT 

To empower growth and facilitate change within the South Los Angeles community through promoting leadership amongst youth; and the importance of offering opportunities of advancement within higher education. To bring awareness of  financial literacy, mental health and whole body well being to live a healthy and purpose driven balanced life.

Vision Statement

To support  Fremont youth in their endeavors to achieve higher education and bring awareness to the importance of mental health by providing mentorship, workshops, motivational speakers, and annual scholarship opportunities. We believe that through higher education, youth in South Los Angeles can become agents of change for their personal lives, and communities, thus, it is important we provide a stepping stone through which they can begin a life-long path towards engagement, fulfillment, and a continuing pursuit of excellence.

Values Statement

We value our  youth, family, unity, and community and the importance of higher education as a key element to help build future leaders that will empower change.   Our core values are also inclusive of the following:

  1. We value learning, honesty, and respect.

  2. We value promising and delivering to the youth a brighter future.

  3. We value the unity and strength built through notions of family.

  4.  We value community outreach, service, and engagement

  5. We value the importance of teaching mental health and whole body well being to living a purpose driven life.

  6. We value the importance of higher education, financial literacy, and view it as a key element to develop leaders that will continue to empower change.

  7. We value Educators and Pathfinder Alumni who serve Fremont and South La Community.

 

Goals and Objectives

  1. Providing Scholarships to deserving Seniors pursuing their dreams of higher education.

  2. Providing Scholarships to deserving student (s) in Alternative curriculum program.

  3. Provide mentoring to scholarship recipients in coordination with the Scholarship Program to provide guidance and support through their college career.

  4. Fighting poverty through higher education awareness.

  5. To help our students and community rise above all challenges through the advancement of higher education.

  6. Honor Teachers and Alumnus for their contributions to the school and community through the Pathfinder Legends of Excellence Oral History Project.

  7. Raise money to support this mission by contributions, and annual fundraising events and or campaign.

 

Ethical Standards

In performing their duties, all volunteers, youth council, and board members of FHSAF are required to abide by the highest ethical standards throughout the entirety of their involvement. Ethical standards include but are not limited to the following: mutual respect, assuring quality, confidentiality, maintaining integrity, and committing to the responsibility of community service.