Anaheim White House chef and owner Bruno Serato has made it a priority to help kids living in nearby hotels. In 2005, thanks to a push from his mom, he started a nonprofit, to support the Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim, feeding pasta dishes to those less fortunate.
Rodriguez says government needs to find more effective ways to serve and engage people. At El Concilio, he and his team see and help folks from all walks of life – people dealing with different and difficult challenges and issues.
Lopez wants government to stiffen penalties for businesses that break workplace laws, as well as streamline standards and complaint procedures to ensure workers have a voice. “You have to be a lawyer to understand them,” she says. “People lose so much time. People lose confidence in the system.”
After joining the Asian Americans for Community Involvement in 2005, Lew has worked with elected leaders in Santa Clara County and statewide, ensuring life-saving services aren’t on the cutting board for budgets.
As Executive Director of the League of Woman Voters in Los Angeles, she’s giving people the tools needed at the polls: telling them to pay attention to what their civic leaders are doing; attend meetings and hearings; and register to vote.
Under Loveridge’s leadership, Riverside was named 7th in the nation as the best city – in terms of jobs and economic development – by the International Community Forum. “Riverside is exciting and diverse.”