Nancy and Jose are joined in studio for the forty-seventh episode with the incredible Monica Ball, who is the Board President of Uplift San Diego!Listen to “Episode 47 | Monica Ball, Board President, Uplift San Diego” on Spreaker.
In this excellent episode, Nancy and Jose are joined in the studio by Monica Ball, the Board President of Uplift San Diego. As a community member, Monica is extremely passionate about creating change and improving the lives of those around her by filling gaps. Through UPLIFT San Diego (which stands for Urban People Living in Faith and Trust), Monica has been able to help countless families.
Why you might ask, is housing stability so important for students? Through her time working with UPLIFT San Diego, Monica has found a heavy correlation between housing stability and school achievement. Housing stability provides students with the extra support they need to thrive in the learning environment. Monica aims to provide families with school-age children aid through eviction prevention, employment help, rental assistance, financial assistance, and more.
An excellent episode on education and homelessness with Monica Ball. Here are some other takeaways from the interview:
- The importance of housing stability for school-aged children
- The connection between homelessness and school performance
- What is needed to help homeless families in the community
- How the UPLIFT San Diego program aims to curb the issue
- The answers to the Rapid Fire questions!
An excellent interview from a gap minder who dedicates every ounce of her work to helping children in our community achieve. Thank you, Monica, for your contributions in San Diego, and for joining us on The Gap Minders.
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