Upswell 101: Understanding the program

This post is one in a three-part introduction to the Upswell experience. Other installments focus on design and community. Following two years of planning, intentional outreach and listening to changemakers for design and programming ideas, Upswell LA sprang to life bigger than almost anyone could have anticipated. With more than 225 activities scheduled across three…

Upswell Podcast – Episode 8

Homelessness is among the most difficult and heartbreaking issues facing society today. On Episode 8 of the Upswell Podcast, we tackle this intractable challenge with two changemakers whose organizations are taking on the complexities of homelessness and making headway, slowly but surely. First we’ll talk with Delphia Simmons, Director of Passport to Self-Sufficiency at the…

Upswell Podcast / Episode 5

In the realm of transformative changework, the future looks much brighter when we support our youth – particularly those who might not otherwise have important opportunities in their lives. With tight budgets forcing schools to make tough program decisions, we talk on Episode 5 of the Upswell Podcast with two changemakers who are working to…