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Summer Internships in Full Swing: Read about it on “Students in Action

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Help us bridge the gap and reach our goal!

$300 is what it takes to provide one scholarship to a K12 Foothill Consortium 2024 Summer Intern. We have 72 of them! This is our largest group of summer participants since we started in 2020. Over the years, we’ve distributed $40,000 in scholarships to students choosing to invest in themselves during the summer in a professional context. This summer we currently have $8000.00 to kick start our fundraiser big thanks to the Azusa Leaders Foundation and the Pasadena Community Foundation. All donors will be honored at the Intern Celebration & CTE EXPO on September 26 from 5pm to 7pm in Azusa. Please give today. Every dollar makes an impact.

How You Can Contribute:

  • Donate by Check: Send your donation through the mail or drop it off during normal business hours.
  • Ask for Cindy Caldera or Amy Foell: They’ll be thrilled to assist you.
  • Prefer Online? We’ve got you covered! Donate via PayPal. https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/SGVFoundation

Send Your Contributions to:

The San Gabriel Valley Foundation for Economic Growth

Attn: Amy Foell – K12 Foothill Consortium

248 E. Foothill Blvd., Suite 100

Monrovia, CA 91016

Together, we can make a difference and support the leaders of tomorrow!

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Recap from the Childcare Innovation Summit 2024

Amy Foell, Workforce Development Consultant for the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, attended the inaugural Childcare Innovation Summit in Washington D.C. at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Thursday June 27th. Inadequate and costly childcare is a significant barrier to worker recruitment and retention. In many instances, the cost of infant and toddler care surpasses that of rent or a mortgage. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo highlighted that the childcare shortage costs U.S. employers $23 billion annually in reduced productivity and employee retention.

Nationwide solutions, including public-private partnerships and State and Federal investments, are underway. Companies like UPS and Etsy have already seen returns on their investments in childcare. In Indiana, Governor Eric Holcomb initiated a $25 million pilot program, distributing grants for employer-provided childcare through the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce. Over the next decade, offering employer-sponsored childcare (and eldercare) could become as common as providing a 401K, potentially bringing millions of people back into the workforce.

 

Support local youth workforce development by giving a tax deductible donation towards internship scholarships. 

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San Gabriel Valley Foundation for Economic Growth Scholarships

Attn: Amy Foell,

Workforce Development Director
248 E. Foothill Blvd. Suite 100
Monrovia, CA 91016