Chrysalis announces expansion to Orange County

May 10, 2018 No Comments by

Alliance member Chrysalis in Los Angeles has announced its plans to open in Orange County! The new office will be their fourth location in Southern California – the first outside Los Angeles County – and responds to Orange County’s sharply growing homeless population, nearly 4,800 people according to the most recent homeless census. Chrysalis creates […]

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REDF selects seven Alliance members for social investment portfolio

Feb 18, 2016 No Comments by

REDF, the California-based social venture investment fund, has announced a new portfolio of 22 employment social enterprises, including seven Alliance members! REDF’s award from the federal Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is partially funding its 2016 portfolio, selected after a nationwide competition that drew over 200 applicants from 36 states. The portfolio organizations will collectively receive […]

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Interim report brief highlights successes and challenges of social enterprise employment

Apr 10, 2014 No Comments by

Alliance members Chrysalis Enterprises and Solutions SF are part of the Mathematica Jobs Study, undertaken to evaluate REDF’s portfolio of social enterprises. An Interim Report Brief highlights preliminary findings about barriers faced by social enterprise employees, gains in their housing and financial stability during employment, and the business challenges inherent to a transitional employment model. […]

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