WHY: Runs California’s largest nonprofit provider of afterschool and expanded learning programs. Founded in 1997 with a single afterschool learning center in Costa Mesa, has since scaled organization to serve nearly 250,000 students.
NOTABLE: During pandemic, working “to provide all students with a premium education in an uncertain environment.”
OC LEADER BOARD, MAY 25: “It is time to come together as a community. Let’s focus on ensuring our children are well-educated and prepared to handle any challenge, COVID-19 or otherwise, that may come their way.”