El Chicano Community Newspaper Highlights Uplift San Bernardino 

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021 Isabelle Prittie

El Chicano Community Newspaper Highlights Uplift San Bernardino 

In its Wednesday, Nov. 23 edition, El Chicano Newspaper featured Uplift San Bernardino on its front page. As reported, Uplift San Bernardino along with its more than 50 partners, has been busy ensuring that current and future generations have the resources they need to reach success while building roots in the City.

Having served more than 800 persons, the Small Business Resource Group service providing partners collectively continue to support the small business community hosting its access to capital workshops, providing leadership and capacity-building programs, counseling and now offering year-round procurement matchmaking program among other services. Microlending Partners have provided more than $300,000 in capital to small businesses in the City.

Moving the needle on neighborhood development, Uplift San Bernardino housing and financial expert partners have offered homeownership workshops to more than 500 residents. Interested persons may take a homeownership readiness self-evaluation to gauge their position on the journey to homeownership by clicking HERE. Through its Vacant2Vibrant initiative, Uplift San Bernardino offers a platform for residents to shape the future of vacant lots in the community. Online classes offer a fun and easy way for  to learn about the history of planning, planning tools and the decision-making process that can also help residents participate in the update of the General Plan and the development of the Downtown Specific Plan.

Having served more than 250 students and their family and friends, Uplift San Bernardino’s Human Resource Leadership Council continues to provide access to local opportunities through virtual job fairs. The effort continues with the Spring Job Fair scheduled for April 14, 2022. The council and its partners are also committed to connecting youth to meaningful career pathways, internships and apprenticeships.

To read the article on Uplift San Bernardino, please click HERE.