• Investing in Black Liberation: An Update from Community VisionBy: Community Vision | August 18, 2020
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    On June 3rd, we released a statement expressing our support for Black lives and calling for urgent and bold change from our political leaders, the financial industry, and ourselves. In that statement, we committed ourselves to supporting policy change and to reimagine and refocus our work to more intentionally support the Black community. On June… Read More
  • Alondra Williams-Vasquez Welcome Alondra Williams-Vasquez, Community Vision’s New Fresno Regional ManagerBy: Community Vision | August 13, 2020
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    We are thrilled to welcome Alondra Williams-Vasquez as Community Vision’s new Fresno Regional Manager. She brings more than twenty years of experience in nonprofit business development, community outreach, strategic partnership cultivation, and urban planning to her role. Read More
  • S.F. Mayor London Breed Announces $3.1 Million in Grants for Nonprofit OrganizationsBy: Community Vision | August 12, 2020
    Category: San Francisco
    Twelve organizations awarded funding to protect and expand opportunities for youth in affordable housing and the foster system; provide multilingual support to domestic violence survivors; introduce women, girls and gender nonconforming individuals to creative industry careers; and provide essential legal services. Crossposted. Previously released by the City of San Francisco on Friday, August 7, 2020. … Read More
  • RYSE RYSE Commons: Investing in Our Young PeopleBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | July 28, 2020
    Category: Youth
    Based in Richmond, RYSE emerged from the needs articulated by local youth organizers of color following the killing of four high school students in 2000. After many years of planning, the organization opened its doors in 2008, addressing the emotional, mental and political health of local young people. Since opening, RYSE has served nearly 4,000… Read More
  • Food for the People: Swift & Creative Responses Amidst COVID-19By: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | July 27, 2020
    Category: Healthy Foods
    California’s food industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that consists of many different types of businesses and organizations that grow, process, and distribute food across the state, country, and around the world. Ownership across the food system has seen decades of corporate consolidation, resulting in negative social and economic impacts. From seeds to land ownership… Read More
  • La Clínica: Expanding Community Health in Downtown VallejoBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | July 14, 2020
    Category: Community Facilities
    La Clínica de La Raza was founded in 1971 by a group of UC Berkeley students. Originally located in an East Oakland storefront, La ClÍnica has grown to be one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in California. As a community-based clinic, La Clínica provides culturally-appropriate, high-quality preventive and primary healthcare to everyone,… Read More
  • Black Lives Matter: It’s time to respond with urgencyBy: Community Vision | June 3, 2020
    Category: Community Vision Updates
    Dear Community, We stand in solidarity with our communities and nation as we grieve the senseless murders of Black people by law enforcement and racist community members. Our hearts are with the loved ones of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, Tony McDade, Adrian Medearis, Oscar Grant, and the many others whose lives… Read More
  • community vision covid-19 COVID-19 Lease Negotiation TipsBy: Ernesto Vilchis, Real Estate Consultant | May 27, 2020
    Category: Community Vision Updates Consulting
    We launched a new feature last month called Ask a Community Vision Consultant and we are so pleased to have heard from so many of you. Read More
  • Investor Highlight: Stupski FoundationBy: Community Vision | May 26, 2020
    Category: Impact Investing
    We're excited to share a new quarterly feature, Investor Highlights. In this edition, we're proud to announce a new partner, the Stupski Foundation, who recently invested $1.5 million in Community Vision. Read More
  • BLVD MRKT: Investing in Healthy Food & Economic Development in MontebelloBy: Courtney Gonzales, Content Developer | May 26, 2020
    Category: Economic Development Healthy Foods
    For more than a year and a half, Gentefy engaged the community, including connecting with local elected officials, business owners, and by hosting roundtable discussions. After connecting with more than 250 people of various ages and ethnic backgrounds, it became clear that the community wanted places to go that create an experience; something more than… Read More