The Knowledge House, a REDF grantee, equipped Lola with the skills and support she needed to tap into the innovation economy and land a tech job. Watch her story and learn how our partnership with Citi Foundation helps make these stories possible.
REDF Farber Summer Fellows spend 10 weeks immersed in the day-to-day operations at one of REDF’s partner social enterprises working on a mission-critical project. Alumni of the program cite the experience as transformative, providing the opportunity to work closely with social enterprise leaders and staff, and form meaningful and enduring relationships with fellow Farbers. Hear … Continue reading Farber Summer Fellow Program
LA:RISE is an innovative partnership that unites the City and County of Los Angeles to help people with high employment barriers get jobs, stay employed, and build a better life. To date, LA:RISE has provided vital services and paying jobs to over 2,500 people, helping them transform their lives. Meet a few of these individuals … Continue reading LA:RISE – A Partnership That Works
The REDF Accelerator brings together 18 passionate leaders from social enterprises across the country to share best practices, gain tactical advice and problem solve to improve their businesses and long-term employment success for the individuals they serve.
JaShawn is a woman on a mission, paying her experience forward in a big way. After struggling with substance use and unstable housing for years, Cara, a REDF-supported social enterprise, provided her with the support and coaching she needed to fulfill her potential. Today, with a master’s degree in social work, she is a Youth … Continue reading The Ripple Effect – JaShawn Hill
After spending 15 years in and out of prison, Pablo began working at REDF partner Goodwill Silicon Valley determined to turn his life around. Four promotions later, Pablo is the Re-Entry Programs Manager, providing mentorship and hope to men and women who’ve served their time and are ready to start a new chapter. Pablo’s story … Continue reading The Ripple Effect – Pablo Gaxiola
Mini-Documentary Just Released: Igniting the Flame