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It takes a village: help us crowdfund for childcare!

It takes a village: help us crowdfund for childcare! ADA RECINOS Imagine having to choose between following your dreams or postponing them once again because you can’t afford to pay a sitter for your children. Prospera does not think this is a choice low-income Latina moms should have to make. You can help provide Latina Moms with access to childcare while they participate in our year-long cooperative incubation program that brings cohorts of Latina entrepreneurs from cooperative business idea to launch, through…

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Collage for Latina Power: A Creativity Workshop with a Purpose

Collage for Latina Power: A Creativity Workshop with a Purpose MARIA AND MECHE Would you like to experience more creativity, joy and balance in your work/life? Do you also care deeply about transforming the lives of low income Latinas? JOIN MECHE AND MARIA FOR A ½ DAY OF COLLAGE MAKING About the workshop: This is an introductory three-hour collage workshop (no experience needed) for anyone who wants to take a break from a long workweek, decompress and feed the spirit! We promise…

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Welcome our new Administrative Assistant!

Welcome our new Administrative Assistant! ADA RECINOS Monica Gallegos joined Prospera in February 2016 as our Administrative Assistant. She is currently working on a graduate degree at UC Berkeley! We are thrilled to have her in the space and on our team, read below to get to know Monica! Why did you join Prospera?  Prospera’s mission resonates with me as a first generation Latina. I have brought much pride to my family in my pursuit for a post-undergraduate education.  I…

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Exciting news!

Exciting news! Happy New Year! On behalf of the Prospera board of directors I’d like to share some exciting news. Prospera has revised its leadership structure to better reflect our cooperative values. Maria Rogers Pascual, formerly Director of Program Innovation and Sustainability will be joining Meche Sansores as Co-Executive Director, to lead Prospera in this next chapter of the organization.   We also want to welcome two new board members, Elena Fairley and Neha Gupta, who joined us in December last year. Finally, we want to…

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