Since entering the system at the age of 16, I alternated between numerous group homes, including Optimist’s main campus and Pacific Lodge. As a resident in both, I pursued my education seriously, both as a way of coping with my family struggles and empowering my future.
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Michaela Pereira Optimist Advisory Board Member
Meet Nicholas, former resident at our
Pacific Lodge Campus
“I am eternally indebted to the genuine care of the staff and administration alike, who, during some of the most tumultuous times of my life, uplifted me to no end.” -Nicholas