I believe we must partner with each other, hold each other accountable, and organically expand each other’s reach.
At a time where branding, marketing, authenticity, and quality of content are equally important to big and small enterprises alike, it is important to have an ally like Cristina Trujillo who understands the moving parts as well as the subtle art/science involved in each unique project.
CoBiz, as a co-working space and as a business incubator, represents people moving in purpose. Our mission is to use entrepreneurship as a vehicle to drive self-sufficiency and community wealth to improve quality of life outcomes for individuals and communities here in Richmond and West Contra Costa County.
Our values are people first, wellness, tenacity, accountability, collaboration, and innovation. By providing a safe space for people to work and collaborate, we expect our members to grow as a whole-person, to sharpen their vision, to expand their network, to improve their acumen, to evolve as professionals, and to ultimately achieve great…
#StopAllHate #StopAsianHate #Hypocrisy
As a country, our human capital is our most valuable asset and it must be protected at all cost.
Hatred and white supremacy are the top threats to 1) the viability of the country — socially and economically, — and 2) the national defense of the country at all levels. Our citizens of diverse backgrounds touch every fabric of our country. They teach in our schools, serve at the highest level in our military, grow our food, secure our borders, run our cities, entertain us, contribute to innovation, operate hospitals, care for our elders, and manage our…
2020 had no chill; no mercy on us individually and collectively. It seemed to play a game of one-up-manship all year long (whatever you can do, I can do better but in a “hold-up, that ain’t right kind-of-way”) and challenged us in every way possible.
To me, the hardest part was witnessing our loved ones fighting isolation, loss of life, stress, Covid, job concerns, cabin fever, disappointment, frustration, relationship challenges, and much more.
Simply, 2020 HuMbLeD us all and forced us to rediscover solidarity as human beings.
Ironically, solidarity sounds great and all but it is an uncomfortable process requiring…
We are all aware of the problems — inequities, racism, educational genocide, food insecurity, capital restraints, environmental concerns, housing challenges, depression, strained relationships, substance abuse, and on and on.
Yet we forget that challenges and struggle present opportunities — hell, they even give some of us purpose or what some will describe as a calling. As the old African proverb states, “no condition is permanent” but it does require a force to change the previous condition.
Question 1: Will you be that force?
Here in Richmond, there are many people moving in purpose who are working diligently and strategically to…
A 9,000 square foot ecosystem for professionals of all walks of life to network, collaborate, innovate, and build in a modern, beautiful space.