RISE Offices Farewell

After 25 years at the same location, serving over 106,000 local residents and entrepreneurs, delivering over $10.4 Million in micro- and small business loans, helping over 315 families purchase First-Time Homes accessing over $300,000,000 in mortgages from area banks, delivering over 1200 workshops and training sessions, well, there was a lot to do! There were … Continue reading RISE Offices Farewell

USC Retail Space Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

{This special opportunity is a result of a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) negotiated by United Neighbors in Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD) Coalition. CD Tech, RISE, Conaxion, and a host of other partners have been tasked with identifying a small business(es) to occupy retail space at The Lorenzo Apartment Complex (USC student luxury housing). Types of businesses preferred are retail and food-based … Continue reading USC Retail Space Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

Life on A Shoestring in Beverly Hills?

It's all about cost savings and inspiration, stretching the dollars with day-to-day living for men and women! by Christine Redlin, Author of "Life on A Shoestring in Beverly Hills?" Beverly Hills has been my home as a single woman apartment renter since 1988 -- and I never had 2nd income help from a significant other. … Continue reading Life on A Shoestring in Beverly Hills?

A Women Veteran Role Makes Sitcom History

  Legendary producer Norman Lear (“Good Times”, “All in the Family”, “Maude”, “The Jeffersons”) has remade the hit “One Day at a Time” to feature a female veteran as the head of house. WOVEN (Women Veteran Entrepreneur Network) has been invited to attend a taping of the Netflix show on Sony Studios lot in Los … Continue reading A Women Veteran Role Makes Sitcom History

#GetFunded | SBDI Workshop for Business Credit and Capital

The Small Business Development Initiative (SBDI) provides assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs with building business credit with a guarantee of reaching at least $100,000 in business credit/funding. RSVP here! As a member of the Money Smart Alliance co-founded by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Association (FDIC), … Continue reading #GetFunded | SBDI Workshop for Business Credit and Capital

New Business Resource Partner!

start your journey. Are you serious about growing your business? Are you a resident of or operating a business in South Los Angeles? community-driven for small businesses. ConaXion is the first business resource center on wheels in Los Angeles to connect small businesses in underserved communities with free and low-cost resources. we bring the services to you. … Continue reading New Business Resource Partner!

Bank On L.A. now on Alexa

RISE Financial Pathways was one of the four leading agencies to implement the Bank on Los Angeles campaign in the City & County. Since then, the organization has developed and facilitated thousands of hours of financial education via money management & consumer psychology seminars. With the Internet of Things on the rise and the growing … Continue reading Bank On L.A. now on Alexa

#FinallyFunded | Yummy+Society

If you've been following our Facebook page you may have noticed our campaigning for our most recent Kiva borrower Marieme Haynes and her emerging small business Yummy+Society. The business offers delicious, nutritious, healthy, and convenient alternatives for your morning food routine. Marieme set out for a crowdfunding goal of just under $10,000 through Kiva; a popular … Continue reading #FinallyFunded | Yummy+Society

Block Party & Job Fair comes to South LA

"Good Jobs, Good Health, Good Life" (A New Kind of Block Party & Job Fair for People, Veterans and Community!) Coming To This Community On Saturday, November 12, 2016 9:00 am to- 4:00 pm RSVP at http://bit.ly/goodjobsgoodhealth   This Job Fair (and first block party to come to South LA in recent memory) is designed specifically … Continue reading Block Party & Job Fair comes to South LA

2016 Grant to Serve Military Women Veterans

2016 Grant to Serve Military Women Veterans Los Angeles, CA., June 14, 2016: Bank of America, one of the nation’s largest banks, has awarded a $15,000 Workforce Development Grant to RISE Financial Pathways, a local South Los Angeles based non-profit serving underserved communities in Los Angeles County for nearly 25 years. RISE Financial Pathways introduced … Continue reading 2016 Grant to Serve Military Women Veterans