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October 30, 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Unsung Hero Donald Manelli, Care Harbor’s President and Founder

Editors Note: Donald Manelli is the President and Founder of Care Harbor, an organization producing free clinic events that provide medical, dental and vision services to thousands of   uninsured and underinsured in our community.  Mr. Manelli was selected as the California Community Foundation’s 2013 Unsung Hero of Los Angeles because of the work he has  Read More…

October 16, 2013 ~ 4 Comments

2013 Unsung Hero Sophie Alpert: Rebuilding Lives, Piece by Piece

Editors Note: Sophie Alpert is the founder of the nonprofit organization Piece by Piece, which offers mosaic workshops and materials free of charge for residents in the underserved communities of Los Angeles.  Through sales of their artwork, Piece by Piece provides opportunities for participants to earn supplemental income, with the goal of empowering each person  Read More…

October 9, 2013 ~ 1 Comment

A Collaborative Approach to Immigrant Integration.

By Aida Cardenas On August 24th, Building Skills Partnership collaborated with CHIRLA (Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles) to host a Citizenship Drive in Los Angeles, where volunteers and attorneys assisted more than 50 low-wage building service workers and other immigrant community members apply for their citizenship. This was in response to a  Read More…