Promoting Healthy Development
Building Capacity to Effect Change in Communities
It became apparent to me that there were a great number of individuals who, after leaving school were unprepared from the perspective of training and tools to make sustainable career decisions.
This lack of resources and education has left large numbers of folks essentially paralyzed by the daunting process of digging into their minds and psyches to make confident decisions about moving into the next segment of their lives…thus, The Fifth Quarter Project
The Latino Council is a community-based organization helping nonprofits, government agencies, community organizations, businesses and professionals increase their cultural and organizational capacity to create effective outcomes with the Latino community. Our mission is “to recognize and develop leadership that empowers Latinos and to coordinate, improve and advocate for services and opportunities for the Latino community”.
The physical improvements project at Taraval and 32ND Avenue began in November 2012 with funding from former Supervisor Carmen Chu.
With coordination provided by Supervisor, Katy Tang, Supervisor Tang’s Legislative Aide Ashley Summers, and Phillip Wong from the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, two small businesses received physical improvements at a blighted intersection in San Francisco’s Sunset District.