Century Villages at Cabrillo

FAST FACTS

 

CHALLENGE

LONG BEACH 2017

AWARD

$75,000

CONNECT

 

COMMUNITY COMES FIRST


 

CVC is a nonprofit community development organization that serves as the steward of the Villages at Cabrillo – a 27 acre campus community with a mission to break the cycle of homelessness.

The 2017 Challenge winner was awarded $75,000 in support of its “Once Per week” initiative aimed at reducing the number of cars on campus during the week.  With the Just Transit prize, CVC has activated a new a user-informed transit center including, bike storage, bus shelters, and live screens displaying bus schedules to encourage employees and the 1,300 formerly homeless and 600 veterans who are residents there to choose cleaner transportation alternatives.