2023 Innovation Challenge Finalist
Jul 6, 2023
Congratulations to CCSEM's own La Casa Amiga Community Programs, one of nine finalists selected for the 2023 Catholic Charities USA Innovation Challenge Grant Contest. La Casa Amiga Community Programs developed a workforce development model - MI Oportunidad (My Opportunity), to help walk migrant Spanish speaking women on the pathway to owning their own home-based childcare service businesses. Part of the submission process included submitting a 90-second video pitch of the innovation model. Please check out the Mi Oportunidad pitch deck below or at https://youtu.be/XlIkSEE1Oo8 [su_youtube url="https://youtu.be/XlIkSEE1Oo8" width="540" height="300" autoplay="yes" class=".video-container { position: relative; /* keeps the aspect ratio */ padding-bottom: 56.25%; /* fine tunes the video positioning */ padding-top: 60px; overflow: hidden; } .video-container iframe, .video-container object, .video-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }"] The Innovation Challenge celebrates the transformative power of innovative thinking within the Catholic Charities network. It is an opportunity for Catholic Charities agencies to be recognized for leading in their communities through precedent-setting, poverty-reducing programs, and initiatives. Learn more about the other eight finalists and the Innovation Challenge at https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/press_release/nine-finalists-selected-for-innovation-challenge/