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Bringing Help to People Living in Cars

Often, the word “homeless” calls to mind a person, usually a man, living on the street. But many times, people–often families–with nowhere else to turn they survive the elements by moving their cars to residential streets and living in there in those neighborhoods. Hoping to re-create a successful program to place homeless individuals in permanent […]


Galvanizing Change: Empowerment Congress 2014 Leadership Institute

Michael Tubbs was only 22 when he was elected to the Stockton City Council in 2012.  Entering politics at such a young age and in a city that had declared bankruptcy, Tubbs knew he was in for a challenge. The Stanford University grad also knew he needed some advice and guidance, so, he applied for […]


Green Cities, More Jobs: Summit for Economic Development

Rafael Galdamez, a project engineer for Access Pacific General Contractors, knows that environmental and sustainable building is a rapidly growing market. And so, he enrolled in a special program that taught him how to qualify for government contracts to renovate buildings to be more environmentally sound. Armed with his new knowledge and skills, Galdamez recently […]


Green Cities, More Jobs Economic Summit November 18

Hoping to increase job opportunities while also greening the environment, Los Angeles County has partnered with Citi Community Development and Emerald Cities Collaborative to help guide and provide incentives for cities, school districts, contractors and local workers to retrofit buildings to be more environmentally sound. The Green Cities, More Jobs: Summit for Economic Development will […]