Social Capital Builders
Addressing Systemic Barriers that Impede the Development of Economic Opportunities of Youth Through the Power of Social Capital Literacy and Development.

Social Capital Connections Model

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What We Believe

A Social Capital Builder is an individual or organization that actively works to connect low-connected populations to opportunities for growth and advancement.  A social capital builder believes in the power of the reciprocal nature of social capital building and strategically uses it to erase bias and misunderstanding. From this benchmark of mutual understanding, social capital builders bridge the gap between disenfranchised populations and opportunities.

Our Social Capital Framework

A social capital framework is a system of organizational structures, policies and procedures that recognize the importance of social capital as a key determinant of labor market success. Organizations invested in the framework strategically use social capital literacy, development and research to promote students' economic mobility. It connects students to a wide range of social capital assets within and outside their community as a means to acquire new labor market information and career building support, control for redundancy, mitigate bias and develop cross-cultural understanding. 

 

Our Principals

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A Social Capital Builder acknowledges the realities of the hidden labor market and uses the power of social capital literacy and development to eliminate poverty on a micro (personal) and macro  (systemic/institutional) scale.

Training

We offer various training solutions for organizations interested in a social capital approach to economic empowerment and achievement. Our social capital literacy and development training enhances the economic and social well-being of staff and students alike. 

Curriculum

We built the first social capital literacy curriculum for students, families, and staff to develop an understanding of social capital and the ability to audit, access, build, maintain, manage, grow and effectively use various social capital building skills, tools, and strategies to improve life long financial and social well being.

Research

We teach programs and participants how to map opportunity networks and identify patterns of relationships and flows with people, groups, and organizations that can influence economic life outcomes.  

Consulting

Our team of experts helps organizations design effective social capital solutions to increase outcomes, improve engagement, address inequities, and build partnerships.   

ALL OF OUR PRODUCTS ARE BUILT ON OUR SOCIAL CAPITAL FRAMEWORK

MAKiN' iT

$18.95

Making Connections Work

$14.95

Making Connections Work Curriculum

$299.50

Workforce and Summer Job Success

$21.95

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DeJesus Solutions

5457 Twin Knolls Road

Columbia, MD 21045

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