Posts tagged 2019
SOMA Pilipinas and SOMCAN Win NBCU Storytelling Grant

The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation and NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, today announced $2.475 million in Project Innovation grants will be presented to 68 non-profit organizations located in 11 markets. The Project Innovation program supports non-profit organizations that are using innovation to advance communities in the areas of storytelling, community engagement, culture of inclusion and youth education. 

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SOMCAN, or the South of Market Community Action Network, has its hands in so many issues that even director Angelica Cabande struggles to summarize all the issues the group tackles.

“It’s hard to put into one sentence,” she says. “Our primary work is around educating, organizing, and mobilizing folks in the different things that we want to do. I really see SOMCAN’s role as not only helping preserve but helping the neighborhood grow in a way that includes them.”

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