Meet the Team

Erika Alvarado

Youth Program Coordinator

Erika Alvarado began serving at the YouthBuild Lennox site since November 2017, where she started as a part-time Executive Assistant.

Tim Mendelsohn

Math and Science Teacher

Tim Mendelsohn is SBWIB YouthBuild's Math and Science Teacher. He grew up in the San Gabriel Valley area of Los Angeles and attended Pasadena Community College

Natasha Cabral

Social Studies and English Teacher

Natasha Cabral is SBWIB YouthBuild's Social Studies and English Teacher. She started at the program in August 2020 and has been in Education for 14 years.

Yalonda Wade

Youth Programs Coordinator / Job Developer

Yalonda Wade is responsible for assisting youth with career exploration, work-based learning, resumes, cover letters, interview techniques, internships, and job search.

Shawniqua Bush

AmeriCorps Program Coordinator

Shawniqua Bush is the AmeriCorps Program Coordinator and oversees all community service activities for the program.

Rajai Allen

Administrative Assistant

RaJai Allen is the first line of contact for communication with clients, phone calls from students, parents, schools, outside organizations, and community partners.

Sharina Williams

School Site Coordinator & Teen Center Coordinator

Sharina Williams is SBWIB YouthBuild's School Site Coordinator and the Inglewood and Hawthorne Teen Center Coordinator.

Antonia McKinley

Career Services Coordinator (Case Manager / Life Skills)

Before joining SBWIB YB, he spent about 7 – 8 years working for academic programs within the Community College and Cal State system

Paige Baines

Career Services Coordinator (Case Manager / Life Skills)

Paige Baines works collaboratively with all members of the program to promote a pro-social community atmosphere and to effectively coach students

Viviana Carillo

Career Services Administrative Assistant

Viviana Carrillo is a proud 2017 YouthBuild Alumni. She has returned to YouthBuild to utilize her three years of administrative experience in her Career Services Administrative Assistant role

Arlene Perez

Administrative Intern

Arlene Perez is SBWIB YouthBuild's Administrative Intern and supports with attendance, incoming and outbound calls, and other administrative duties. She has been with Youthbuild since January 2020

James Deloney

Facility Maintenance Intern

James Deloney joined SBWIB YouthBuild in March 2020 and is currently serving as SBWIB YouthBuild's Facility Maintenance Intern.






5021 Lennox Blvd., Lennox, CA 90301
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(310) 225 - 3060

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