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...
New beginnings. New location. New logo!

New beginnings. New location. New logo!

New beginnings. New location. New logo! Hello Prospera Friends,Guess what? This week we moved to a new home. But we didn’t go very far. In fact, we will still be on Fruitvale Ave. Take note of our new location. Come visit!  Prospera c/homiey1232...
Hacia el amor y la justicia por Danielle Ancin

Hacia el amor y la justicia por Danielle Ancin

“Nunca olvides que la justicia es la manifestación del amor en público”. Cornel West Mi nombre es Danielle Ancin y soy la nueva Coordinadora para el Desarrollo de Emprendedoras de Prospera. ¡En mis primeras semanas en Prospera, me di cuenta de...
Toward Love and Justice by Danielle Ancin

Toward Love and Justice by Danielle Ancin

“Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.” Cornel West My name is Danielle Ancin, and I’m Prospera’s new Entrepreneur Success Coordinator. In my first few weeks at Prospera, I realized that something as simple as a name can...

Claudia, our unstoppable leader! By Alex Miranda

Claudia, our unstoppable leader! By Alex Miranda Dear Prospera friends and supporters,On behalf of Prospera’s board of directors I’m delighted to share some exciting news at Prospera. As you may already know, this year, the board officially welcomes Claudia Arroyo as...