In the News
July 8, 2020
La Opinión: Esta herramienta gratuita permite determinar la elegibilidad para beneficios como Medi-Cal o Cal-Fresh en minutos
Con la iniciativa buscan evitar que las personas pierdan tiempo rastreando dónde y cómo solicitar ayuda… al responder cinco preguntas de forma anónima.
May 5, 2020
Taking on the inequities laid bare by COVID-19 requires coming together: Alluma President/CEO Robert Phillips' appearance on the WashingTECH podcast.
April 29, 2020
SF Chronicle: Food program for women and children won’t allow home delivery; advocates call for change
“WIC participants should have the same opportunity to purchase food online as everyone else in our state. These families face other challenges in accessing support, but this is one barrier that’s easily removed.”
July 8, 2019
Case Study: Addressing Patients’ Social Needs with One Degree, an Online Social Service Referral Platform
The Northeast Valley Health Corporation (NEVHC) is a healthcare powerhouse. It consists of 15 licensed health centers located in Los Angeles County’s San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, both areas struggling with chronic illness and poverty.
April 4, 2019
One of my takeaways from the visit was that social justice moves at a glacial pace—but more so that it takes tremendous perseverance and an expansive vision to fuel that movement.
February 1, 2019
One Degree’s Rey Faustino: The tech world shows us it’s possible to dream big and innovate. It’s past time that we use these tools to imagine a safety net for the future.
March 2, 2018
During a five-year research project I conducted about what makes organizations successful, I learned a shocking statistic: While 75 percent of nonprofits collect data, only 6 percent feel they are using it effectively.
September 9, 2015
TechCrunch: YC-Backed Non-Profit One Degree Opens A Search Engine, Portal For Bay Area Affordable Housing
Rey Faustino, founder of One Degree, found out first-hand what it’s like to search for housing after an eviction three years ago from the Mission District.
June 29, 2014
Google I/O, the company’s annual developer-focused conference, concluded this year with a session featuring three nonprofits: Hack the Hood, Beyond 12, and One Degree. The organizations were all recent winners of the Google ’s Bay Area Impact Challenge.
March 25, 2014
The tech accelerator's latest class had plenty of business ideas aimed at making the world a smarter, more efficient place. Here are three startups, including One Degree, to watch.