EMPOWERING NEW VOICES IN THE FIELD
With twice the national average of women in construction, the employee-owners at general contractor Hensel Phelps believe they can grow only by challenging each other to think and act differently.
Hooked on Fishing, Not on Violence
A reformed drug dealer mentors youth through fishing, music and willingness to listen
Poole takes boys and young men ages 5-24 from Sacramento out every Saturday morning not only to fish but to be mentored. He calls it “healing by the water.”
Saint John’s Program for Real Change
HEALING WOMEN TO STRENGTHEN AND REUNIFY FAMILIES
Saint John’s Program for Real Change unleashes the potential of women and children in crisis to end the cycle of poverty and dependence, one family at a time. Since 1985, Saint John’s has supported more than 30,000 formerly homeless women and children, providing them with tools and knowledge to change their lives.
Future Foundation of Sacramento
FUNDING THE FUTURE FOR FIRST-IN-FAMILY COLLEGE GRADUATES
The Future Foundation of Sacramento is a nonprofit that provides scholarships to high-achieving students from at-risk backgrounds who are first-in-family to attend college. Future Foundation awards five-year scholarships of $5,000 per year, totaling $25,000.
SMUD – MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND CURIOSITY
Celebrating a Successful Year and Ensuring Access for All
The SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity, known as MOSAC, opened to the public in November 2021 and now celebrates its one-year anniversary.
Sacramento State College of Continuing Education
CROSSING THE FINISH LINE AND BUILDING THE WORKFORCE
Sacramento State’s College of Continuing Education (CCE) provides educational and professional programming that meets student and industry demands. “We pride ourselves on being experts on adult learners,” says Ben Fell, associate dean for academic and professional programs.
Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
A HISTORY AND COMMITMENT TO PERMANENCY AND EMPOWERMENT
Originally founded in 1900, Stanford Sierra Youth & Families (SSYAF) has remained committed to helping vulnerable youth and families since inception.
Reinvent Stockton Foundation
IMPROVING STOCKTON THROUGH SERVICE
Reinvent Stockton Foundation expands opportunity and builds hope by attracting resources to Stockton and investing in the city’s people. One of its flagship programs, Stockton Service Corps (SSC), is a pillar of that mission.
BANKING SOLUTIONS WITH LOCAL KNOWLEDGE AND LOCAL SERVICE
Exchange Bank stands apart from competitors in several ways. One key differentiator is longevity not commonly found in community banks. Founded in Santa Rosa in 1890, Exchange Bank has an amazing 132-year history.
NECA and IBEW Brighten The Future for Veterans
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) partner to guide and improve the electrical contracting industry. Both are also committed to honoring military veterans and providing them with pathways into industry careers.