Khea Pollard '18 (MA) Is Piloting Black Women’s Resilience Project

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Voice of San Diego

Khea Pollard '18 is working on a pilot program for income assistance called the Black Women’s Resilience Project. Khea is a graduate of the Master's in Nonprofit Leadership and Management program, is co-owner of Café X, and recently started a new position as Director of Economic Mobility and Opportunity at Jewish Family Service of San Diego.

The pilot program the Black Women's Resilience Project is a partnership between Café X: By Any Beans Necessary, San Diego for Every Child, and Jewish Family Service of San Diego. The goal of the project is to "study how guaranteed income paired with culturally relevant social service networks impact socioeconomic mobility for Black women and their families." Khea strongly believes in this work and is hosting the pilot program out of the coffee shop Café X: By Any Beans Necessary, which she is co-owner of.

Read the full story from Jesse Marx and Voice of San Diego.  

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