Straight Outta Compton: A Case Study in Impact


If there is one thing that gets SGA up in the morning (aside of the double-shot soy latte), it’s impact. We like to make a difference.

We put our passion for impact to the test one recent Saturday morning, when we met in the parking lot of Bunche Middle School at 7am sharp (caffeine in hand) to participate in Compton Initiative’s Just Do Good work day. The Compton Initiative is a nonprofit dedicated to restoring and transforming the City of Compton.

Four times a year, hundreds of volunteers gather in the school parking lot, put on bright yellow t-shirts and pick up their work assignments—anything from building planter boxes and planting trees to painting a mural or renovating a house. Continue reading “Straight Outta Compton: A Case Study in Impact”