November 16, 2015

This fall, we welcomed two new staff members!

Karla Reyes joined Prospera in July as the Business Development Director, and is spearheading the new programs by creating curriculum and co-facilitating the sessions with capacity building director Claudia Arroyo. Ada Recinos joined in October as the...Continue reading »
November 16, 2015

We have launched a brand new program!

We are excited to share that on October 13th, Prospera launched a brand new cooperative business development program, known as Prospera 1 , with 18 entrepreneurial low-income Latina’s from the Oakland area – all dedicated to making a difference in their...Continue reading »
May 4, 2015

Paletas, Paletas!

Claudia Arroyo
"Paletas, paletas!" was a call I grew up with during my childhood in Mexico. The bell, the music, or the unique cry of every vender made your heart skip to imagine traditional fruit paletas melting in your mouth. Have you ever really craved a paleta? Great!...Continue reading »
March 4, 2015

Two new faces at Prospera

Prospera has had a wonderful start to 2015, and we have two people to thank in particular. Claudia Arroyo and Maria Rogers Pascual joined Prospera’s staff in January, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have them! Here’s a little bit about these two...Continue reading »
January 15, 2015

Thanks from Paleta Co-op Founders

Thanks to our generous donor family, we exceeded our campaign goal of reaching 125 year-end contributors! Over 180 incredible change-makers supported our campaign and helped unlock an additional $10,000 from Chevron. We are so grateful and inspired by our...Continue reading »