We are eradicating disparities in maternal and infant health care by training midwives who are culturally diverse and prepared to meet the needs of the communities in which they serve.
We provide effective, user-friendly, and low cost educational tools and toys for children with disabilities.
Help us launch our comedy webseries to showcase adoptable pets, encourage people to adopt, foster and volunteer. We'll provide the laughs!
A Cooperative that Uses Community Currencies to Empower People and Progress.
VoDA's mission revolves around issues of poverty, particularly the lack of education, economic opportunity and environmental concerns. Our goal is to train people to be effective business entrepreneurs, community leaders and global citizens through the organization of community work camps, internships, volunteer programs, community development projects, and educational tours that focus on the four key issues of our work foundation, reducing poverty, increasing global cooperation. Promoting sustainable development, equality and social justice and environmental conservation and protection
The Ummah Shop is an Islamic clothing, book and gift store for the entire community. With a growing Muslim population and no established business of this kind, The Ummah Shop aspires to fill this void and inspire others to fulfill the needs of their community as well.
We compile a “coupon book” for the families in East Oakland to bring access to healthy foods and information. Obesity has become a serious issue in our communities. This coupon book will address that issue and becoming easily accessible to community members. This is a tool for building power in our neighborhoods through awareness of healthy food options.
A Girl in the World is inspiring connections through creativity. We are here to create and share stories that enrich relationships between children and adults. Our dream is to encourage and empower children to share their own stories. We aim to create a safe place for truth and spirit, a comfortable place to have conversations that matter. Created to inspire children, unleash their creativity and raise their awareness of their own voice. We hope to instil in children the knowledge that they have the power to affect much positive change in their lives and the world around them.
The Center for Collaborative Change connects people, ideas and resources to make Newark a thriving community full of safety, health and opportunity. Our Community Youth Mapping program incorporates youth into our core mission work of identifying unmet needs and building collaborative solutions that draw on community expertise as well as national best practices.
I plan to implement an exercise club in a drop-in center for the homeless. Our goal will be to use physical fitness to revive confidence and self-esteem.