Chrysalis – Jobs transform Lives for Homeless in Los Angeles

A path to Self-sufficiency in Los Angeles? MISSION Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Chrysalis empowers its clients to successfully complete a self-directed job search with the help of its programs and social enterprises. Chrysalis runs two businesses, Labor connections, which serves as a full-service staffing agency, and StreetWorks, which has contracts to clean over 100 city blocks with the city of Los Angeles and nearby Santa Monica. Information and media taken from Chrysalis website @ http://changelives.org/Continue reading Chrysalis – Jobs transform Lives for Homeless in Los Angeles

Delancey Street – Residential Education Center Includes Job Training for Some “Unemployable”

Delancey Street educates and trains homeless and felons without government or taxpayer money…uses social enterprise instead The Delancey Street Foundation is a residential education center where drug addicts, criminals and the homeless learn to lead productive, crime-free lives. It has been called the most successful rehabilitation project in the United States. The foundation runs at no cost to the taxpayer or client. They earn revenue by operating more than 20 businesses, including the Delancey Street Restaurant and Café and the Delancey Street Moving Company. These “training schools” not only generate income, they teach residents marketable skills and inculcate in them … Continue reading Delancey Street – Residential Education Center Includes Job Training for Some “Unemployable”