Homegirl Café Community Dinner: Serving up second chances and five-star Latin fusion cuisine

Highly rated on Zagat, with hundreds of rave reviews on Yelp, and serving delicious Latin fusion dishes – while teaching culinary skills to young women who are former gang members. You think that’s a mouthful? Just wait until you taste the scrumptious made-from-scratch, Latin-inspired cuisine you’ll enjoy during the Upswell Community Dinner at Homegirl Café!…

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Arts District/Industrial Corridor tour: Environmentally friendly opportunities for community residents

Conjure an image of a decaying railroad depot surrounded in all directions by rusty industrial warehouses. Doesn’t sound too inviting, does it? Now picture a thriving arts district where creatives, social entrepreneurs, nonprofit changemakers, and service providers collide to create a vibrant community full of fresh starts for residents, energized by a hyper-local green economy.…

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And then there were six: Selecting the AmEx NGen Leadership Award finalists

Selecting six finalists for the 2018 American Express NGen Leadership Award is no small feat. In the spring, 70 outstanding changemakers applied for consideration – each with a very strong track record of collaborating with others to make a significant impact in the communities they serve. Fortunately, we had our Selection Advisory Group to help…

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