Community Partnership Chat: StartOut

Troup Coronado, Executive Director, Community Engagement & Government Relations at Verizon sits down with Angelic Williams, Senior Program Manager, StartOut, to discuss StartOut’s mission to increase the number, diversity, and impact of LGBTQ+ founders and amplify their stories to drive the economic empowerment of the community.

Tech’s Response to Communities in Crisis

Amid the global pandemic, major technology companies expanded their central role in our economy by providing vital services for businesses, schools, families and more. UCLA Anderson’s award-winning Net Impact chapter and the Easton Technology Management Center convened a panel to explore how technology companies adapted their strategies to rapidly changing circumstances, and the uneven effects of COVID-19. Panelists examined the goals and metrics by which companies measured their social impact. They asked, Moving forward, how can corporations use these learnings to support high-quality education, small business development, equitable access to capital, services, information and other globally beneficial objectives?

Community Partner Chat: LISC LA

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Verizon’s Sophia Garcia, Executive Director, Community Affairs & Government Relations spoke with Los Angeles Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s Executive Director, Tunua Thrash-Ntuk on Verizon’s ongoing support of LISC LA’s mission to empower and support local entrepreneurs.

Community Partner Chat: Mills Korner

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Today, we feature Kevin Mills, Founder/Executive Director, Mills Korner.

Verizon’s Executive Director External and Government Affairs, Dr. Erica Jacquez,  chats with Mils Korner’s Founder Kevin Mills on how his organization has shown up and supported young men in his community before and during the pandemic.

Community Partner Chat: Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Today, we feature Mario Valenzuela, Executive Director, Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA.

Below we share an in-depth conversation with Mario about the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA’s work in providing opportunities and resources for East Los Angeles communities.

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