Creating compassionate and equitable local economies that contribute to the well being of our communities
Our work is about people - our neighbors, our families, ourselves.
Ventures partners with rural Latino working-class families in California’s Central Coast to ensure a shared and equitable economic future for all.
Our transformational programs make certain that individuals understand and use their economic and political power. From building their savings to advocating for a living wage, our approach builds community and connects financial stability, wealth building, and self-determination. Our work creates dignity by recognizing, acknowledging, and valuing our community members’ leadership in making change happen.
Together, we are working towards a shared and prosperous economic future where zip code, race, gender, or immigration status do not dictate income or wealth.
We believe that:
We are committed to do our work in ways that: