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Get Involved

Help to change lives in our neighborhoods. Here are a few ways you can become involved with the Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative:

Take a course

BUSN 188: (Field Studies: LSB Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative) is a 4 unit course offered over two quarters (winter and spring -- 2 units per quarter) each year to introduce students to local low-income neighborhoods and their businesses. The course satisfies the core requirement for Experiential Learning for Social Justice (ELSJ).

Students complete 16 hours of direct service in the community during the quarter through participation in class projects designed to apply classroom learnings to organizations and businesses in the local community.


Virtual Info Sessions for NPI 10.0 (Winter and Spring Quarter of 2021):

Monday, October 26 5:00-6:00pm

Wednesday, October 28 12:30-1:30pm

Please see the Get Connected Calendar for Zoom information. Anyone with a login can view the Get Connected Calendar.



Pursue an independent project

Students interested in working on projects in the neighborhood—possibly as a continuation of activities begun in BUSN 188—may go through the approval process for independent study. All students doing an independent project connected to NPI will enroll in the NPI Seminar.

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Party supplies and candy store


Custom-designed chocolate-dipped strawberries

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Immaculate CleaningResidential cleaning services company 

Residential cleaning services company 


Women's support group for Latina entrepreneurs
 Food truck and catering business offering sushi, poke, and ramen  
Little Angels Family Daycare Family daycare 
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David and Aron Landscaping Logo

Landscape services business
 Residential cleaning services company 

Cristel Clear Services

Residential cleaning services company

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Print and graphic design service company

(formerly Califorprint)

Flower shop
Green Bay HaulingDebris box rental services

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Retail store specializing in Portuguese imports

La Mejor Taqueria 2


Emit Mini Market