Our Mission
Proyecto Pastoral at Dolores Mission is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization working in the economically and politically disenfranchised community of Boyle Heights to empower the community personally and socially by developing grassroots projects in education, leadership, and service.

Our Approach
Proyecto Pastoral takes pride in its commitment to a grassroots approach in which local community members play a critical role in the planning, design and implementation of programs and services.
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Proyecto Pastoral's Programs



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October 7

CEM: Walk to School Day

October 10

CEM: Community Clean up w/ CD14 (10am)

October 29

IMPACTO: DMS Fright Fest w/ LMU

October 30

IMPACTO: Haunted House Community Event, APRC (3:30pm)

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Available Positions:

Director of Development and Communications

IMPACTO Group Leader

IMPACTO Classroom Assistant for Transitional Kindergarten


Raquel Román, director of the Guadalupe Homeless Project in Los Angeles, said that in 2008, when the recession began, people coming to shelters started to change. 

Ramón Castro is an electrical engineer that arrived in Los Angeles on July 4, 2002 on the recommendation of some friends from his native Culiacán, Sinaloa. They told him that there was a lot of work in remodeling homes in the United States. 

Failed American Dreams that end up in Homelessness


Proyecto Pastoral on Wednesday received a $300,000 grant from AT&T to expand Promesa Boyle Heights, an initiative to increase graduation rates and college success for at-risk youth in Boyle Heights. It’s the company’s second grant of this size to the nonprofit since 2012.

Grant Fuels 'Promise' to Boyle Heights


The Boyle Heights BHC area is a small yet densely populated urban neighborhood east of downtown Los Angeles. The site encompasses a population of roughly 90,000 residents, of which, over 93% are of Latino/Hispanic descent...

Boyle Heights Building Healthy Communities - Cultural Treasures


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