HIGHLIGHTED PROJECTS

CENTER OF GRAVITY

 

Center of Gravity is a community based, early care and education program in Pleasant Hill, CA. They provide programs for infants to Kindergarten age children from 7:00 am to 6:pm, with a focus on STEM.

 

A support partner since inception, Haven of Hope provides fiscal sponsorship, strategic planning, and operations support for the organization as it moves seamlessly from start-up to full operations.

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ROOTS OF LABOR BIRTH COLLECTIVE 

 

Roots of Labor Birth Collective (RLBC) believes that everyone deserves a doula, regardless of one’s ability to pay.

 

RLBC serves low-income and communities of color, offering compassionate physical, emotional, and informational support to those members of our community who are most vulnerable to systemic oppression.

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UPTIMA ENTREPRENEUR COOPERATIVE

Uptima Entrepreneur Cooperative is the only cooperative community for and by entrepreneurs.

 

Uptima provides holistic and culturally relevant education, advising, and community to support diverse entrepreneurs in creating thriving businesses in service to their communities.

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PIIKUP

Piikup is the only socially responsible delivery service for food and retail businesses.

 

As a core of its strategy, Piikup provides critical life skills development needed to propel new talent and empower the now generation of job seekers to level up across career sectors.

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THE ALLIANCE FOR ECOTHERAPY & SOCIAL JUSTICE

 

The Alliance for Ecotherapy and Social Justice is a project designed to expand the fields of Ecotherapy and Ecopyschology through an intersectional lens that supports deepening our connection to nature for healing that is aligned with and rooted in Social Justice.

 

The AESJ does this through teaching, writing, and curating dialogues on Ecotherapy and Social Justice, and seeks to scale and expand its work in response to the worsening climate emergency.

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JUST BE

 

Just BE is a Black women-owned business network that provides Black women entrepreneurs access to a collective marketplace and business ecosystem.

 

Just BE’s vision is for every Black Woman Entrepreneur to have the financial, community, and self-care resources she needs to succeed.  To that end, they are striving to build a national, mutually supportive, Black woman entrepreneurship community that connects Black women to valuable resources and business opportunities on and offline outside of their intimate networks.

LENDING LIBRARY PROJECT

 

The Lending Library Project seeks to improve the quality of life for people often left behind.

 

The project has developed a non-invasive light-therapy device intended to ease discomfort in people living with chronic and acute pain. 

 

The Lending Library Project’s goal is to provide these therapeutic devices to practitioners in under-served communities at no charge.

THE JUSTICE COLLECTIVE

The Justice Collective’s mission is to support changemaking and changemakers to be more effective, impactful and connected to the communities they serve. Areas of expertise include Organizational Development, Impact and Sustainability; Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; Training, People Development and Internal Processes; and Policy and Civic Engagement.