September 23, 2011

14 participants at the Mid Valley Outpatient Drug Court program in El Monte graduated on September 23, 2011. The two-hour celebration included presenting diplomas to the graduates and acknowledging their successes. It was concluded by case dismissals by the District Attorney’s office. The event was presided over by Commissioner Vasquez, the former judicial lead of the program, and lead by Debbie Nelson, Program Coordinator for Mid Valley. Program and executive management staff were in attendance along with Jerry Brown, a member of Social Model’s Board of Directors. Participants and their families enjoyed cake and punch following the ceremony. Mid Valley has experienced over 900 graduates of its Drug Court program since its inception 17 years ago.