Flintridge Center Named 41st Assembly District Nonprofit of the Year
Last month, our incredible partner Assemblymember Chris Holden named us the Nonprofit of the Year for the 41st Assembly District. Flintridge team members Chris Finney and Jeffrey Bellissimo joined Assemblymember Holden in Sacramento to accept the honor.
“It is my pleasure to recognize the Flintridge Center as the 41st Assembly District’s ‘Nonprofit of the Year,'” said Assemblymember Holden. “Working with a network of service providers and public agencies to change lives, Flintridge Center’s successful reintegration services should be modeled throughout the state…According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, nearly two-thirds of all state prisoners re-offend. Flintridge Center’s reintegration services provide a pathway to employment and a new life — proving that the cycle is not inevitable. Flintridge Center’s services help foster their vision of a healthy, safe community where families thrive, youth reach their full potential, and equality and opportunity are accessible to all. Their continued support to individuals of high-risk, high-need circumstances helps transform the lives of those in the community.”
Assemblymember Holden has long been an advocate for us and our community members. He has supported us in receiving funding, spoken at our events, and included us in important community conversations. Last year, he selected our President Jaylene Moseley as the 41st Assembly District Woman of the Year. Most importantly, Chris has initiated legislation that creates greater opportunity for people impacted by incarceration and community violence, such as opening employment opportunities with Assembly Bill 1008.