El Centro Police Activities League Has Offered Kids Fun Activities and Positive Role Models for More than Two Decades

Youth take part in a boxing class organized by the El Centro Police Activities League, which for 24 years has been providing programs for youth, not only from El Centro but the entire Imperial Valley.

Antonio Cornejo and his younger brother Esteban grew up in El Centro. As teens, they found their way to the Police Activities League as a way to get involved in sports they may not have had access to without the program. Back in 2003, the two teenage brothers found their focus in PAL martial arts classes. “We were born and raised here and grew up in humble beginnings,” said Antonio, who is now 32 years old. “This was the place where we could come, and it turned out to be the best thing for us.”

The Cornejo brothers point to the importance of the El

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