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



Proyecto Pastoral - GHP Jacket Drive!


During the winter months, there is an influx of men and women in need of shelter and jackets to keep warm. Our goal is to collect and distribute 100 new men's jackets and 100 new women's jackets. Please consider donating a jacket to our shelter! Contact Ruth Luna at rvluna@proyectopastoral.org or (323)881-0018 if you are interested.



November 18

ECE: Book Fair, Centro de Alegria (3:30pm - 6pm)

November 19

ECE: Book Fair, Centro de Alegria (3:30pm - 6pm)

November 20

ECE: Book Fair, Centro de Alegria (3:30pm - 6pm)

November 20

BHPN: Financial Empowerment Workshop (8:30am - 10:30am)

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Available Positions:

Director of Development and Communications

IMPACTO Group Leader

IMPACTO Classroom Assistant for Transitional Kindergarten


Promesa Boyle Heights' LA2050 challenge got featured on La Opinion, a Spanish newspaper, about project goals and encouraging everyone to vote from Promesa Boyle Heights!

Buscan ganar premio de $100,000 para Boyle Heights


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


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