Los Angeles

  • October 2, 2010
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The mission of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Social Enterprise Alliance is to support and advance the field of social enterprise in the Los Angeles region through networking, training, public education, and advocacy.

Our long-term priorities:

To develop an extensive network of LA-based social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, social investors, and all other individuals and organizations interested in social enterprise.
To encourage and support LA-based social entrepreneurs through mentorships, financial support, trainings, and more.
To inform and engage the broader Los Angeles community with respect to the emerging trends and opportunities in social enterprise.
To advocate for a local, statewide and national policy agenda that supports social enterprise and entrepreneurs.

  • Executive Committee

    Joe Altepeter, President
    Director, Downtown Women’s Center

    Pamela Jacobson, Vice President
    Chief Program Officer, Tierra Del Sol Foundation

    Mika Kim, Treasurer
    Chief Happiness Officer, Place of the Future

    Norah Edelstein, Secretary
    Coach, Accomplishment Coaching

  • Directors

    Howard Brodwin
    Director, Sports & Social Change

    Karen Chern
    Portfolio Manager, REDF

    Betsy Densmore
    Founder and President, Academies for Social Entrepreneurship

    Sue Cross

    Holly Mosher