December 3, 2015

Support my fellowship and help us raise $20,000!

Anahi, Prospera Fellow
I want to thank you for your continuous support! My name is Anahi and for the past 6 months, I have been completing a fellowship with Prospera. I have been in the driver’s seat, deciding what path this fellowship year will take with support and coaching from...Continue reading »
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 »