Stories of Impact

  • Andrea Lopez headshot
    By Brent Hyder, Board President, Enterprise for Youth, and President & Chief People Officer, Salesforce Andrea Lopez made the courageous decision to leave her family in El Salvador and join extended family in the Bay Area to pursue “a better life with more opportunities.” Her vision of the United States
  • Lamiya smiling in USF shirt
    By Gap Inc. Lamiya Cotton, Enterprise Job Coach at Old Navy Headquarters Lamiya Cotton says that her goal in life is “to be the most fashionable person on the news.” At the age of 19, as a current communications major at the University of San Francisco with a few Old
  • Enterprise for Youth Staff kicked off a month of gratitude by giving thanks to those who financially uplift us — our donors! Each staff member called up a list of donors to personally thank them for their contributions to Enterprise. With their support, this year Enterprise was able to connect
  • Chief Executive Officer, Ninive Calegari, with Youth Intern. Dear Friends,  Enterprise’s entire organization relies on incredible acts of kindness and generosity. This summer was our biggest in youth employment in our entire 52-year history and the community’s kindness and generosity were shining brightly. Thank you to everyone for contributing to
  • Written by Carlo Solis, Senior Program Director. Summer 2021 has been an extraordinary time of growth for the Enterprise for Youth Green Career Internship. A large part of our growth is thanks to the partnership Enterprise has created with the National Park Service and Golden Gate National Recreation Area Team
  • Written by Cindy Luong, Communications Intern. On June 29th, I was able to join the Career Exploration interns as we welcomed the panel of Enterprise program graduates who are also former and current Enterprise Youth Council Members. Our presenting guests that day were Lindsey, Gordon, Lamiya, Elizabeth, Katalina, and Jefferey.