El Nido Family Centers
Sabbatical, 1997

Sandra Bankhead serves as program director of the El Nido Family Centers. The organization provides pregnancy prevention services and counseling for parenting teens. Ms. Bankhead was also the producer and host of To The Point, a Golden Cable Award winning program shown on Continental Cablevision, which addresses an array of subjects affecting teens and young adults. As a young woman, Ms. Bankhead was herself a teen mother who raised four children while pursuing a master’s degree in education as a scholarship student at the University of Southern California. She is currently at work on a book about the needs of teen parents.

* Sandra Bankhead is now with the Association of Black Women Physicians.

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