The mission of the San Diego Community College District is to provide accessible, high-quality learning experiences, and undergraduate education at an affordable price to meet the educational needs of the San Diego community and the state.




Mission: Transform the lives of those impacted by crime and the criminal justice system.


Mission: A program serving students formerly incarcerated by providing holistic support during your educational journey through academic counseling, resources, and mentorship

Mission statement:  PRO Mentors seeks to help men in custody in San Diego County get from the gate of the jail to the door of the church through one-on-one Christian mentoring both inside facilities and after release to the community.




Mission Statement:  Create Authentic Learning Experiences






NHA was established in 1914 as a settlement house that assisted immigrants transitioning into the San Diego Community. Over 100 years later, the agency has become one of the largest nonprofits in San Diego County and has distinguished itself as a cutting-edge comprehensive human service provider




Mission statement: Rise Up Industries minimizes gang involvement through an integrated approach of gang prevention, gang intervention, and post-detention reentry services.



At the VA San Diego Healthcare System, we’re dedicated to improving the lives of Veterans and their families every day. We provide Veterans with outstanding health care, we train America’s future healthcare providers, and we conduct important medical research.  Veterans Justice Outreach Program – VA Homeless Programs



ECS – Break barriers and transform communities through programs rooted in our tradition of action and faith in God.
To disrupt the cycles of incarceration and poverty by helping people towards self-sufficiency.
Second Chance is dedicated to helping justice-involved individuals achieve sobriety, economic prosperity, and ultimately self-sufficiency. This is done through education, encouragement, specialized training, and supportive services which address issues such as behavioral health, housing, transportation, and substance abuse.


Launched by the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) in 2016, the San Diego Promise provides unparalleled access to community college education by removing financial barriers and providing wrap-around support. The San Diego Promise provides qualified students at San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges with a free community college education, offers grants to those who demonstrate financial need to offset the cost of textbooks and instructional supplies, and engages all students in a learning community promoting academic success.




Mission Statement
The Salvation Army, an International
Movement is an evangelical part of the
universal Christian Church. Its message is
based on the Bible. Its ministry is
motivated by the love of God. Its mission
is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ
and to meet human needs in His name
without discrimination.


Improving Lives


San Diego College of Continuing Education
Mission Statement:
San Diego College of Continuing Education commits to student success and community
enrichment by providing tuition-free, accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education
and support services to diverse learners in pursuit of lifelong learning, training, career
advancement, and pathways to credit college.
Vision Statement:
To be the leader in innovative education where students transform their lives and communities.
Metro Community Ministries provides services to our communities traditionally ignored by mainstream society.  Working with youth, adults, families and communities towards self empowerment, our foundation of mentorship provides added support and guidance to lead fulfilling lives.