A bittersweet goodbye from Maria Rogers Pascual

A bittersweet goodbye from Maria Rogers Pascual

Dear Prospera Family, I have some news to share that comes with a lot of mixed emotions, to say the least. As of August 10 I will be leaving Prospera. But I’m not going far. I have accepted an exciting new position with the Haas Leadership...
Prospera stands with Black Lives Matter

Prospera stands with Black Lives Matter

Dear Prospera family,The Prospera team has wanted to write something about everything that is happening for days, but it’s difficult for us to express in words what we feel.We know that there is nothing we could possibly say or do to alleviate the immense pain that...
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...
Some light by Anahi Rojas

Some light by Anahi Rojas

My name is Anahi Rojas, I am a Fellow with Prospera and Founder of Professional Eco Cleaning (PEC).  I have been looking forward to writing this blog and planting a seed of hope in the midst of this pandemic. My frustration is no different from what a multitude...
Listen. Act. Transform

Listen. Act. Transform

“Each time I facilitate a Prospera program with a new group of participants I ask myself, who are these women? What are their stories? What are their challenges and their gifts? It’s about going deeper than the basic biographical outline of a person by making an...
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...
Moving Forward by Nancy Rosales

Moving Forward by Nancy Rosales

Beloved friends of Prospera, I hope that you’re all in good health and coping with the lockdown as best you can. I’m Nancy Rosales, founder of Pepitos Paletas, Prospera fellow and board member. I want to let you know how I’m living through COVID-19 and how...
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...