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Live from The Canyon ‘CORE’s Got Talent’

Live from The Canyon ‘CORE’s Got Talent’

Earlier this year, a unique new music venue opened at Montclair Place as part of the mall’s major facelift. The Canyon is a full-service restaurant and music venue with a tagline of “Where music meets the Soul.” Upcoming acts include Oingo Boingo, Pancho Sanchez,...

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The Wrights: Delivering Hope for two decades

Some 27 years ago, Andy and Blenda Wright began their journey helping low-income families, single mothers, and youth to better their lives and futures. It was 1991 when Andy joined with Jeff Burum to launch SoCal Housing, which is now known as National CORE. Andy had...

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Older Americans – Connecting, creating, contributing

Older Americans – Connecting, creating, contributing

In May we were honored to mark Older Americans Month – a time to celebrate seniors and the rich contributions they have made to our nation, communities, businesses, and families during their lives. But year-round, we should take time to consider how we can build into...

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How we’re building a future workforce one intern at a time

How we’re building a future workforce one intern at a time

Economists and public policy experts estimate that, if current trends in higher education continue, California will experience a skills gap of 1.1 million college-educated workers by 2030. Clearly, the future of our state’s economy is dependent on a skilled workforce....

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Career conversations and inspiration

Career conversations and inspiration

For youth of all backgrounds, the future can look bright with the right support and influences. But research makes clear that students from low-income families are statistically much less likely to attend college and attain a living-wage career. A 2016 study by...

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Gregory Bradbard: Prescription for good health begins with housing

For decades, public health experts have been studying techniques for expanding healthy choices and decreasing risky behavior in an effort to improve overall community health. But attention is now increasingly shifting to something often overlooked when considering our health – quality of housing.
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Ontario Fury kicking support for Hope

It’s a great combination of sports, fun, volunteerism, and charity. Every home game this season for the Ontario Fury professional soccer team at Citizens Business Bank Arena has become an opportunity for fans to make a difference while having a great time at the game.
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Sing loud, spread Christmas cheer for all

The room was buzzing with energy. Children were filling the community center and waiting expectantly for the night’s festivities to begin. It was the annual holiday event for residents of the Rancho Verde apartments in Rancho Cucamonga – a favorite for these families...

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Building the next generation of leaders

They come from throughout Southern California and even other parts of the country. Bringing a desire to help improve communities and change lives, these young adults have made a commitment to giving the next year of their lives in service. AmeriCorps is a federally...

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Victoria Gardens fashions deliver afterschool Hope

Victoria Gardens fashions deliver afterschool Hope

The runway was set, the DJ was cued, and models anxiously awaited taking the stage. It was a beautiful afternoon on Saturday, August 11th and the first KidzFest Fashion Show was about to begin at Victoria Gardens. Chaffey Town Square was transformed into a sold-out...

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Building pathways to economic empowerment

There was a line out the door of the secondfloor community room. Full of children in the property’s after school program just hours earlier, the space was now transformed into a seminar classroom for local families. Fifty residents gathered with kids in tow for a...

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Afterschool care builds brighter futures

It’s 3 o’clock on a Monday afternoon. Students come pouring out of the nearby elementary and middle school excited about their school day being complete. For some, they will return home to mom, dad, or grandma. Others will head home to an empty house. But for others,...

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Agua Caliente Clippers recognize CORE Montclair residents

It was the final game of the inaugural season for the Agua Caliente Clippers. The new NBA G league team kickedoff the season in November, serving as a development team for the Los Angeles Clippers. With the Citizens Business Bank Arena as their home court, the...

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Seniors pay it forward for ailing kids

Kay Serbenick has been crocheting for decades. But it wasn’t until recently that she found a way to combine her crafting with a charitable cause. In the process, she has inspired a community to join in.
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Arts Foundation recognizes top benefactors

On a recent Saturday evening, the Rancho Cucamonga Community and Arts Foundation recognized three supporters for their dedication to the mission of the Foundation. The awardees were honored at a reception held prior to a Foundation-sponsored performance at the Lewis...

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Finding Hope through Housing for neighbors

by Gregory Bradbard President, Hope through Housing Foundation Think for a moment about the last time that you didn’t need a place to sleep at night. Other than choosing to sleep in a tent while camping, most of us have a difficult time remembering a time when we...

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