OUR PROGRAMS

A BETTER COURSE

Program Director: Zetta Reicker

A Better Course improves the nutrition children receive by improving access to healthy foods through public programs such as school meals, SNAP/ CalFresh, and makes that food safer by advocating to improve transparency in our food system regarding allergens, pesticides and GMOs.

ALAMEDA COUNTY GREEN BUSINESS PROGRAM

Program Director: Carolina Miranda

The Green Business Program verifies that businesses meet higher standards of environmental performance. More than 400 Alameda County businesses and public agencies have been certified as green businesses.

BLACK/LAND PROJECT

Program Director: Mistinguette Smith

The Black/Land Project gathers, facilitates and shares conversations about the current relationship between black people, land, and place in order to share their powerful traditions of resourcefulness, resilience, and regeneration.

THE DISMANTLE COLLECTIVE

Program Directors: Dean Bardouka and David Jackson

The Dismantle Collective is an all person of color group whose goal is to name, disrupt, and dismantle white supremacy.  The Collective organized the incredibly successful Dismantling White Supremacy Unconference in 2019.

INVEST IN WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

Program Director: Claudia Viek

The Invest in Women Entrepreneurs Initiative seeks to create wealth for women. Our mission is to significantly increase resources that support the growth of women-owned businesses by leveraging private, corporate, and government grants and capital.

JUBILEE JUSTICE

President: Konda Mason

Jubilee Justice is a sister nonprofit that works to bring economic equity to BIPOC farmers and ecological sustainability while convening deeply transformational journeys exploring the intersection of Land, Race, Money, and Spirit.

MOVE MONEY FOR GOOD PROGRAM

Program Director: Jenny Kassan

The Move Money for Good Program consists of three parts:

  • The annual CoCap (Community Capital) conference held in Oakland, CA

  • The Force for Good Fund/Accelerator, which is designed to nurture, grow, and launch women- and people of color-owned, high-impact, “Best for the World” B Corporations (i.e., companies that score in the top 10% of B Corps worldwide.

  • The Crowdfunding for All Campaign which, in partnership with community-based nonprofits and government agencies, helps underserved entrepreneurs take advantage of the new federal investment crowdfunding exemption

NEXTNOW COLLABORATORY

Program Director: Claudia Welss

NextNow Collaboratory is a collaboration lab for cultivating connective intelligence for collective action toward a world that works for all.  We focus on social benefit projects emphasizing innovative information visualization and collaboration technologies to benefit the planet.

WE ARE ENOUGH

Program Director: Tracy Gray

We Are Enough will engage 3 million women around the world, from every economic level, to commit to investing money in ways that benefit women and girls.

 

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