LECCIONES APRENDIDAS  Este fellowship 2021-2022 ha sido para mi un regalo más a nivel personal que para mi negocio De Colores C. Consulting. Ha sido la oportunidad perfecta para volver a soñar en grande, para reavivar mi pasión por lo que hago y desaprender todo...
A better and hopeful horizon by Celia Alvarez

A better and hopeful horizon by Celia Alvarez

LESSONS LEARN  The Fellowship 2020-2021 has been a gift for me above all, more than for my business, De Colores C. Consulting. It was the perfect opportunity to dream big again, rekindle my passion for what I do, and unlearn everything that was not helping me grow. I...
Double Your impact with your DAF

Double Your impact with your DAF

Do you have a Donor-advised fund (DAF)? Did you know that over $140 billion sits unused in DAFs and community foundations across the country? The money from your DAF could double your impact on the causes you believe in! Join us for the #HalfMyDAF 2021 matching-grant...
Presenting Our Newest Fellow, Celia Alvarez

Presenting Our Newest Fellow, Celia Alvarez

We are thrilled to introduce you to our newest Fellow, Celia Álvarez, co-founder of De Colores C. Consulting. Celia and her two co-owners are breaking free from the traditional ways of doing business, finding instead a path of collaboration and commitment that...
Presentando a nuestra nueva Fellow Celia

Presentando a nuestra nueva Fellow Celia

Les presentamos  a nuestra nueva Fellow Celia Alvarez, Cofundadora del negocio Cooperativo De Colores C. Consulting, que junto a sus dos socias ha decidido romper las barreras de la forma tradicional de hacer negocios buscando generar un impacto positivo para ellas...
Sin desviar la mirada: #StopTheHate por Claudia Arroyo

Sin desviar la mirada: #StopTheHate por Claudia Arroyo

Hoy el aire duele y el miedo se siente. Hoy la ansiedad nos invade y la respiración se dificulta. Hoy la angustia nos cierne y la indiferencia nos hiere Hoy la deshumanización nos masacra y el futuro nos aterra. Hoy respiramos miedos y la esperanza se quiebra. Hoy las...
We Will Not Look Away: #StopTheHate by Claudia Arroyo

We Will Not Look Away: #StopTheHate by Claudia Arroyo

Today anxiety invades our bodies and our breathing.Today heartache lingers and indifference wounds us.Today we are deprived of our humanity and terrified of our future.Today we breathe fear and hope is broken.Today weapons are abundant but empathy is absent. Today we...
4 Years of Learning and Resiliency

4 Years of Learning and Resiliency

What does PEC turning 4 years old mean to you? For me, PEC turning 4 years means that there means a light of hope that WE CAN, that if we fight we can succeed. We have had ups and downs and the most recent was the pandemic, when many businesses had to close, we were...
HELP PROSPERA WIN $25,000 IN MARCH!

HELP PROSPERA WIN $25,000 IN MARCH!

Do you like running, hiking and/or walking? Prospera needs you We’d love to invite you to join Prospera at the Miles or Meaning Challenge on the Kilter app where you can make your miles truly matter for us! When you join this challenge you will track your mileage...

“This is not charity; we own this Fund and we are building a stronger community with it. We can vote, we have a voice, and we can make decisions for ourselves. We may sometimes be left out of the economy at large, but this economy is completely ours!” Daniella...
Hope to move forward by Anahi Rojas

Hope to move forward by Anahi Rojas

“With the Resiliency Fund we get more than just financial support, we get hope. Hope to move forward, hope to remain in business, because when COVID-19 hit we were strongly affected and at risk of closing. But Prospera arrived and told us: ‘Look, we have this fund to...
I did not feel alone by Denisse Cardona

I did not feel alone by Denisse Cardona

As the child of immigrants, I have always felt that I was not meant to fit in here in the States. When my parents would take me with them to visit their homes in Mexico, I felt I did not belong there either. This feeling of not being able to call either country my...
Keeping our Needs in Mind by Ana Castaño

Keeping our Needs in Mind by Ana Castaño

Dear Prospera family,I am Ana Castaño, Founder of Luna y Sol Bay Area Nanny Collective. Many of you already know me – I am a Prospera entrepreneur, fellow, and board member.  Starting a business has never been easy, but if we add to it the crisis of COVID-19...
Invest your stimulus in Latina resilience!

Invest your stimulus in Latina resilience!

Dear Prospera family, Please consider making a difference in the livelihoods of Latina immigrant entrepreneurs with your stimulus check.  We invite you to make a contribution to Prospera’s Latina Entrepreneur Resiliency Fund.  The purpose of this fund...

Fearless Latina warrior

Fearless Latina warrior by Nancy Rosales  Prospera, for me, has been nothing short of an oasis. It has inculcated within me the spirit of a fearless Latina warrior, who will fight and worked hard for her dreams. Here, I know that I...

How entrepreneurs share our solitude

How entrepreneurs share our solitude by Ana Castaño Ana is from Michoacan, Mexico and moved to California in 1996. She is the proud mother of Metzli, Alitzel and Erendira. She has worked with the LGBT and immigrant communities through...

Be bold and spread the love

Be bold and spread the love A tribute to the Latino Community Foundation by Maria Rogers Pascual I am still feeling the big love that Masha, Jacqueline and their amazing team shared with us just last week at our second retreat of the Latino...

No te Sueltes ¡Habla tu Verdad! Por Claudia Arroyo

Querida Familia Prosperadora, Hoy con profundo dolor compartimos esta nota para hacer una pausa en nuestro caminar del día a día. ¡Hay muerte, hay dolor, hay duelo en nuestra comunidad! La situación migratoria en este país es intolerable y nos rehusamos a quedarnos en...

Don’t Let Go…Speak Your Truth! By Claudia Arroyo

Dear Prospera Family,Today we are taking a pause in our day to day lives to acknowledge the deep pain we are experiencing as a community of Latina immigrant women in this country. There is death, there is pain, there is grief in our community! The treatment of...

Prospera’s New Entrepreneur Fellowship

Announcing Prospera’s New Entrepreneur Fellowship Accelerating Latina led cooperative businesses Oakland (May 16, 2019) – Prospera Community Development is thrilled to announce the launch of a brand-new Fellowship – a unique, culturally focused program that...