Cloud and Fire Ministries In The Media Recently
Cloud & Fire Youth were in Yosemite during tragedy at the Falls. Read to the end of this article for an interview with one of our students and board member Pride Metcalf:
Los Angeles Times
Yosemite visitors reflect on deadly mistakes along a fabled trail
By Diana Marcum 6/09/13
The Daily News Los Angeles
Cloud & Fire provides support, education for at risk kids
By Tony Castro 1/31/11
The at-risk kids in her after-school program in one of the San Fernando Valley's toughest communities know Melody Rossi as the "mother of the hood" for good reason.
In the past dozen years, her faith-based Cloud & Fire Ministries has mushroomed from a handful of youngsters living in gang-infested neighborhoods to more than 500 who were involved in last year's programs.
Modern-day Moses serves inner-city youth
By Jessica Siegfried January 2011
LOS ANGELES - It's not a pillar of cloud or a pillar of fire that helps lead these Los Angeles inner-city youth to the Promised Land; it's the dream and faith of Cloud and Fire Ministries founder Melody Rossi.
Thanks to the givers among us
By Alcestis "Cooky" Oberg 11/24/10
If he had great wealth, Guillen would support small, successful efforts such as the Cloud and Fire Ministries, whose founder is Melody Rossi, a former opera star who became an inner-city teacher. "There, she found her purpose, which was to rescue Hispanic boys in danger of getting involved with gangs," Guillen says. Through a combination of mentoring and education, along with religious and moral guidance, Rossi helped transform these would-be gangsters into productive citizens.
Frank Pastore Live
KKLA 99.5 FM
CFM Executive Director Melody Rossi and her husband Pride Metcalf were interviewed by Frank Pastore during a segment on KKLA 99.5 FM on 11/19/10.