We hope that you like this new weekly update of selected news events related to social entrepreneurism in Southern California.
The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize Californians who are advancing innovative solutions to critical issues facing our state. The Foundation provides each recipient’s organization with a grant of $250,000 to support their work benefiting the people of California, and helps recipients share their approaches with policymakers and practitioners.
Sad news. Humanitarian activist Matt Vecere was traveling on the Ethiopian airplane that crashed to a UN environmental conference for IQ Air, the air filtering and monitoring company for which he worked. A life well lived.
Baby Nancy was created after the Watts rebellion in 1965 by the LA-based Operation Bootstrap, Inc, a nonprofit community development and job training center dedicated to the Black Power movement.