BCLI is a six-month program of training and preparation for serving on local and regional boards and commissions. It provides the tools, skills, and support to help emerging leaders from low-income and underrepresented communities obtain seats on strategic boards and commissions and then pass policies that advance racial and economic equity. The program prepares community members and advocates to not just have a voice, but also to have a vote on important decisions.
In the City of San Diego, the poverty rate fell in 2016 to 13.1%, a drop of 2.5 percentage points from the previous year and the lowest rate since pre-recession 2007. The child poverty rate also fell from 19.7% in
Join us in celebrating the 2017 Cohort of the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute! The Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute focuses on training and placing leaders with an economic justice and equity framework onto strategic local and regional boards and
State legislation opens the door to major changes in San Diego County elections is a step closer to becoming law and setting a new policy that could help put more Democrats in power. A bill introduced in February by Assemblyman