Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative

As a part of Santa Clara's larger Thriving Neighbors Initiative, the Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative connects you and the knowledge you gain in the classroom with a community in need.

The Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative has two goals for you:

Hands on, community-based learning and collaboration with community partners

Use skills acquired in accounting, marketing, and management courses to contribute to prosperity in low income neighborhoods.Through these experiences you will develop new perspectives on social justice and community engagement, and how you can incorporate these into your life during and after your SCU program.  

What is the Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative?

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Get involved with NPI

Use skills acquired in accounting, marketing, and management courses to contribute to prosperity in local low income neighborhoods.

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Help the Local Community

Enroll in our Field Studies Course (BUSN188) where you will put your skills to work helping small businesses in the San Jose area.

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Our Community Partners

With your contribution of time, energy, knowledge and creativity, you will help our community partners achieve economic prosperity.