Maria Helguera, La Fábrica

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2017-07-17T09:04:51+00:00

La Fábrica provides a recreational and creative space in the Refugio neighborhood in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, México. La Fábrica will begin by facilitating small plots for members of the community to cultivate vegetables. The project will provide drip irrigation and will install automated greenhouses. It is also planned to [...]

Chiara Eisner and Julia Shivers, OncArt, Inc.

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2017-07-18T15:43:58+00:00

Chiara Eisner and Julia Shivers co-founded the international nonprofit OncArt, Inc. in Boston, MA, to create illustrated health education materials by connecting clinicians directly with artists. These materials are designed especially for people in low-resource regions where advanced rates of disease are high, literacy levels are low, and clinicians may [...]

Bisa Grant – ARC Youth Fest 2017

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2017-07-05T14:22:17+00:00

ARC Youth Fest is the only outdoor summer art festival put on for youth by youth artists. Artists range from 13 to 24 years old. The event will help youth unify a changing city while building their very own platform for large-scale creative expression. ARC Youth Fest takes place on [...]

Syd Stewart, Supershero: The Journey of She

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2017-07-05T14:37:29+00:00

The Supershero Project is the brainchild of writer/poet/filmmaker Syd Stewart. This collection of video diaries features young women of color, ages 12-25 living in underserved neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, who share experiences of socioeconomic adversity. The project vision is to improve the lens through which they see and value [...]

Noah Hastay, FIT for ALL: Fun & Inclusive Training for Individuals with Special Needs

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2017-07-05T14:37:30+00:00

More than 63,780,000 Americans have special needs … and whether cognitive/developmental, physiological or psychological in nature, these needs add levels of difficulty to daily life activities. Communities across the world are effected by the many secondary health conditions associated with living sedentary lifestyles that lack fitness, primarily due to barriers [...]

Rory Townsley, Fresh Food and Veggies for the Community of Imperial Beach

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2017-07-05T14:37:30+00:00

Fresh Food and Veggies Project for the Community of Imperial Beach was started by Rory Townsley and her husband Tim in the summer of 2017. Rory who grew up in Imperial Beach, California is a volunteer at the Imperial Beach Broken Loaf Food Pantry. This food bank provides food to [...]

Hank Stapleton, Mobile Free Store For Homeless Veterans

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2017-06-07T02:08:37+00:00

New Hope Christian Outreach is a public charity that provides basic supplies to homeless veterans in our region. There are other organizations that operate free stores in the area, but Hansel Stapleton, our director, saw there was a need for a MOBILE free store that would DELIVER supplies to the [...]

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