Social Entrepreneurs in Southern California

Oct 28, 2017
Social Business Socal

As a San Diego based social enterprise, Impact Accelerators is always keen get the word out about fellow social entrepreneurs doing great things in the area. So, without further ado, here is Impact Accelerators’ latest list of exciting social entrepreneurs working right here in Southern California.

Cofounded by Laura Johnson and Norah Eddy, Salty Girl Seafood is bringing sustainable fishing to the mainstream. Every fish they source is wild caught and undergoes a rigorous evaluation to ensure that the specific fishery, gear type, species, and location meet their sustainability standards. They are partners with Fish Wise, an organization that promotes the health and recovery of ocean ecosystems, and Future of Fish, an organization that bolsters traceability, sustainability, and innovation within the global seafood industry. For more about the company, check out their website here.

Founded by Rebecca Borough, a recent graduate of USC’s Master of Science in Social Entrepreneurship program, Knit Marketing is a Digital Marketing Agency that empowers young people to produce and manage web campaigns enabling companies to gain better access to the teen marketplace. Their services include social media marketing management, blog editing and publishing, email campaign publishing and monitoring, and website design. For more information, check out their website here.

MADE by DWC is a social enterprise created by the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) to break the cycles of chronic homelessness and unemployment. By empowering women to discover talents and develop skills through vocational opportunities, MADE by DWC generates economic and social capital to support programs at DWC and create opportunities for women to overcome barriers to employment. Check out their signature line of unique gift items – handmade – here.

Check out Knit Marketing’s Intro Video below: