Gaining skills in a dynamic workplace is a major goal for many young people entering the workforce. Through partnerships with local Chambers, Vice President Mike Lee sponsors young adults, placing them in ABA's diverse departments where they gain work experience.
Sacramento Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce
Fall 2014 Interns and Supervisors
University Police - John David Rodriguez (intern) and Suzanne Bracamonte (supervisor)
Facilities Management - Christina Law (intern) and Bena Arao (supervisor, not pictured)
Jumpstart 21 Program
ABA provides internships for young adults as part of the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce Foundation's (SACCF) JumpStart 21 Emancipating Foster Youth Program. The program, designed to equip those who have aged out of the foster system with twenty-first century life and work skills, trains and matches youth with Sacramento area businesses.
Supporting Local Organizations
Vice President Mike Lee supports various external organizations, including the Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce (SACC), Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SHCC), Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce (SBCC), and the Power Inn Alliance.
As part of the president's new initiative to transform Sacramento State onto a university for the 21st century, Vice President Mike Lee is working in the community to:
- Increase our visibility
- Expand our advocacy base
- Encourage broader community financial support