Social Enterprise Academy – Participating Organizations
Join us for the Social Enterprise Academy Showcase on Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.
Learn about the nonprofit organizations taking part in the academy this year:
Safe Place for Youth’s mission is to inspire, nurture, and empower the resilient human spirit of homeless youth by providing immediate and lasting solutions, one young person at a time.
Hospice DreamCatcher Foundation, Inc. (“DreamCatchers”) is dedicated to fulfilling final dreams of hospice patients through chapters run by youth in high school or college, emphasizing intergenerational connection in all aspects of its work.
The Mission of The Youth Center is to transform children’s lives one family at a time through collaborative social, educational and recreational programs.
United Way fights for the education, financial stability, and housing of every person in our community.
The LGBTQ Center Long Beach advances equity for LGBTQ people through culturally responsive advocacy, education, programs, and services.
We create pathways that enable musicians on the autism spectrum to use their musical talents to obtain gainful work.
The mission of Thomas House is to provide a safe, supportive environment and the resources necessary for homeless families with children to remain together while empowering them to become independent and self-sufficient.
To use mentorship as a tool to empower, motivate and inspire young people to have a positive relationship with learning and to actively contribute to their communities.
First Star, a national non-profit, improves the lives of foster youth by partnering with child welfare agencies, universities, and school districts to ensure that foster youth have the academic, life skills, and adult supports needed to transition to higher education and adulthood successfully.
Las Fotos Project’s mission is to elevate the voices of teenage girls from communities of color through photography and mentoring, empowering them to channel their creativity for the benefit of themselves, their community, and future careers.