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I am the oldest and the first in my family to receive a graduate degree. The officers and mentors at PAL believed in me and gave me confidence to achieve many goals.

Brisa Melenendez PAL Alumni, Teacher, Edison Elementary School

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PAL is a public-private partnership operated by the City of Santa Monica. PAL is a 501(c)3 corporation with a non-profit Board of Directors. Donations to PAL are tax exempt to the extent allowed by law and are devoted to program related activities.