Together, we are working towards a shared and prosperous economic future where zipcode, race, gender, or immigration status do not dictate income or wealth.
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Activating and strengthening Central Coast rural Latino working-class families' economic and political power.
Alas, which means wings in Spanish, is a six-month financial stability program to help working-class Latino families build community, self-determination, and financial wellbeing.
Semillitas invests in Santa Cruz County kids’ educational future by creating an automatic college savings account at time of birth . Studies show that children with these types of accounts are 3 times more likely to go to college and 4 times more likely to graduate, regardless of how much is in the account!
Familias con Más provides financial education and advocacy to help rural Latino working-class families with all aspects of money—understanding it, managing it, and saving it.
Futuro aims to be a worker-owned cooperative business structure and network that provides income and wealth building for Salinas Valley working-class Latino families, with a focus on women and immigrant workers.
Emergency Relief & Safety Net Services
As a trusted intermediary during times of crisis we provide relief to community members in need who are not comfortable working with institutions or who are left out of our safety net. We prioritize undocumented immigrant households with children.
UndocuFund Monterey Bay provides cash assistance to Monterey Bay area undocumented immigrant workers impacted by emergencies. We have helped close to 2,500 families and distributed almost $3 million in cash assistance.
Wildfires Relief Services for Immigrants provides rental and food assistance to undocumented workers impacted by the 2020 Monterey and Santa Cruz Wildfires, many of them farmworkers.