Mission Statement

Lived experiences, is a nonprofit organization that assist youth and adults in addressing their needs through a trauma informed lens by utilizing data from the ACEs study.



Mentoring, at its core, guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them and makes them feel like they matter.


Food Pantry

We serve communities in need with an empathetic approach by delivering fresh produce to working families within their own neighborhoods.


Mobile Laundry

​We're excited to announce, we're operating a first of its kind Mobile Laundromat program in San Diego County.


Youth Center

The Youth Center will be geared to serve as an outlet for youth and adults to engage in recreational, emotional, educational, and artistic programming.

Coming Soon

ACEs Study

The CDC-Kaiser Permanent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest investigations of childhood abuse and neglect and household challenges and later-life health and well-being.


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—  Hugo

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