What the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment Means Today

August 25, 2020 by Nahida S. Nisa posted in Current Events

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead

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Helping 5Cities Homeless Coalition Keep San Luis Obispo County Housed

August 04, 2020 by Nahida S. Nisa posted in About Members

With a 50 percent increase in rent in five years, San Luis Obispo County has had the highest rate of rental increases of any county in California. That translates into a substantial increase in the amount of upfront deposit for renters, creating an additional barrier to sustainable housing.

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A Moment for Self-reflection

June 08, 2020 by Pamela Davis posted in Current Events

I received this email last week after we posted a public statement to our website. I’m republishing it here, because I think this is an important moment in our country’s history, and issues—no matter how painful they are—need to be discussed in the open.

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Repeating Tragedy in America

June 03, 2020 by NIA Senior Leadership posted in Current Events

A Message from NIA Senior Leadership

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Oak Grove Center CEO on Supporting Students During COVID-19 School Shutdown

April 09, 2020 by Nahida S. Nisa posted in About Members

Oak Grove Center is a nonprofit that operates a Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program and nonpublic schools. A number of its students live on-grounds. When schools throughout California were closed, the nonprofit was tasked with keeping the resident students occupied and engaged in all their therapies, as well as distance learning.

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