BOMBEROS DE SAN DIEGO
Bomberos de San Diego is a non-profit organization comprised of San Diego Firefighters, EMTs, Paramedics and other fire service professionals dedicated to helping meet the needs of the financially underprivileged communities of San Diego. Bomberos de San Diego promotes excellence, pride, and leadership in the community and is directly involved in numerous fund raising and community events for educational programs and other charitable organizations.
Be a vehicle to promote leadership and expertise within the emergency service profession. Offer a positive example to the community by active participation. Maintain a strong cooperative relationship with organizations that share our goals. Bring a sense of pride and self-worth to our members through service and deeds. Enhance the image of the fire service to the Latino community. Respond to the need of our youth through education, experience and example to develop future leaders. Offer assistance to the international Latino emergency service through training, expertise and resources. Strengthen our tomorrow through our efforts of today.
It is commonly understood that the first five years of life are the most important ones in a child’s life. The mission of La Cuna, Spanish for “the cradle,” is to ensure Latino foster infants and toddlers grow up safe, happy and healthy. La Cuna specializes in placing foster children under the age of 5 in one loving foster family home until they are reunified with their rehabilitated biological parent or adopted. La Cuna’s ability to reduce multiple placements allows foster children to heal and thrive and gives them hope for a better future.
Currently Malashock Dance Education Outreach programming serves 2,500 under-served students in San Diego through educational partnerships with Freese Elementary, The Liberty School Project of the NTC Foundation, La Jolla Country Day, St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center for adults with disabilities, and the San Diego Unified School District.
Malashock Dance advances the art and experience of dance by creating original works that communicate, challenge, entertain, and encourage new forms of personal expression. Currently in its 23rd Season, Malashock Dance is an active contributor to the vibrancy of San Diego’s cultural life, serving residents of the San Diego region, visitors in search of cultural activities, and the dance community as a whole. Malashock Dance’s impressive track record includes the creation of many new dance works, annual performances and workshops, participation in arts festivals, collaborations with many other cultural organizations, and their very own Dance School. The Malashock Dance School opened in 2007, greatly expanding the Company’s reach and connection to the community through a full spectrum of classes, programs, and workshops.The Malashock Dance School provides a comprehensive array of year-round classes, workshops, and education outreach activities for children, teens, adults, and professional dancers of all abilities.
To provide transformational experiences through the creation, performance, and teaching of dance that fire the imagination and celebrate the human spirit.
CYAC – COMMUNITY YOUTH ATHLETIC CENTER
CYAC provides at-risk youth with a constructive alternative to self-defeating behavior through an athletic, academic and community service program. Founded in 1991, from its humble beginning of a backyard gym with a punching bag, an old pair of gloves and a homemade boxing ring, Community Youth Athletic Center has grown into an organization that has continued achieving significant change in improving the lives of many of San Diego’s youth, that have been touched by our “making a difference, one round at a time” philosophy
Our youth center provides diverse activities that meet the needs our city’s youth. Programs engage young people in activities with adults and peers that enable them to grow and reach their full potential. So take a tour of our website and see for yourself the great things happening at CYAC.
MADD SAN DIEGO
Gomez Trial Attorneys is a proud sponsor of Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD); MADD San Diego’s Law Enforcement Recognition Event, recognizing the DUI enforcement efforts of our brave men and women in law enforcement and of MADD’s new parent initiative, Power of Parents; It’s Your Influence® which equips parents to talk with their teens about alcohol.
Chicano Federation is one of the County’s leading social services agencies working to enrich the community and improve the lives of men, women and children of all backgrounds. Since 1969, our mission has been to create and promote empowering opportunities for the community. Through our 8 distinct programs, we educate children, counsel seniors, provide housing, feed the hungry and protect the vulnerable. We are meeting the diverse and changing needs of a diverse and changing city. Simply put, we help people change their lives for the better on a daily basis.