Funds raised will go toward caring for homeless children through GSEP’s partnership with the Union Rescue Mission and Hope Gardens; Provide counseling to families who cannot afford it via the GSEP Community Counseling Clinics; and preparing K-12 teachers for service in urban areas.
In Los Angeles:
• More than 4,000 children from newborn to age 5 do not have a place to sleep. Families with children are one of the fastest growing segments of the homeless population.
• 1 in 5 children has a diagnosable mental illness. Nearly two-thirds of these kids receive little or no help, leading to a decline in school performance, depression, disobedience, and aggression.
• 1 in 3 students will not complete high school, a rate higher among minorities and students with mental health challenges. These students are 3 times more likely to be imprisoned during their lifetime.
Times: 5K at 8 a.m., 10K at 8:30 a.m., and Kiddie K at 9:30 a.m.; registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
Address: Dockweiler State Beach in Los Angeles, at the west end of Imperial Highway at Vista del Mar
Fees: $30 until January 24, $35 after (5K/10K); $15 (Kiddie K)
Parking: Pre-paid parking passes are available for purchase via the online registration page. If using a paper form for registration, please contact (310) 568-5756 to purchase a pass. All parking passes will be distributed with the runners’ bibs at packet pickup on Friday, January 25. Additional parking passes will be available on site during race day for cash purchase.
For more information, visit: bit.ly/COASTAL2013
About the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP)
GSEP is an innovative learning community where faculty, staff, and students of diverse cultures and perspectives work collaboratively to foster academic excellence, social purpose, and personal fulfillment. Through its integrative coursework and practical training, GSEP prepares students to serve the needs of others through skilled leadership. GSEP offers six master's and four doctoral programs across its five graduate campus locations throughout Southern California and online. Programs are fully accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and the American Psychological Association. For more information, visit: gsep.pepperdine.edu
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