10 Oct

LA Equity Organizations @ the Career Connector

Los Angeles is home to hundreds of organizations working for equity and opportunity. Cal State LA is home to thousands of local students committed to building equity and opportunity in their communities. The Cal State LA Social Impact Career Connector builds bridges between the two.

This is a public event – if you plan to be there, click the link above to RSVP – and click the links below to explore some of the amazing organizations that plan to attend:

After School All Stars

Associated Students, Inc – ASI

Bixel Exchange

Cal State LA Alumni Association

California Conference for Equality & Justice

California Council of Economic Education

Casa De La Familia (DART)

CHIRLA-Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights

Civic and Social Innovation Group (CaSIG)

East LA Community Corporation

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice

HaloLoop

Home Field Advantage

Homies Unidos

Journey House

LA’s BEST

Los Angeles LGBT Center

Operation Jumpstart

Project Angel Food

SAJE – Strategic Action for a Just Economy

State Of California Department of Rehabilitation

U.S. Anti-Human Trafficking Office (Dept of Labor)

02 Oct

Civic and Social Innovation Group @ Cal State LA

CaSIG is a coalition of CSULA faculty, students, staff, and community partners who steward students in making positive social change with purpose and creativity. Founded in 2017 by professors Marla A. Parker and Dmitri Seals, the Group now engages dozens of community partners and reaches over 200 students per semester across a wide variety of disciplines.

The Summit events have been amazing – check out their amazing plans for change here – but they’re just the beginning. The Rooted Innovator Lab will help a cohort of students go beyond the entrepreneurial phase of ideation. The Social Innovation Prize competition financially supports students with groundbreaking ideas that can make a difference. The Social Impact Career Connector gives students the opportunity to connect with up and running organizations that #dogood. Stay tuned on social media, much more to come from CaSIG: