Engineering & Music Program Inspiring Rising Entrepreneurs The Engineering & Music Program Inspiring Rising Entrepreneurs (EMPIRE) program is a 10-month training program for at-risk youth (ages 12-17) living in San Diego. Through valuable hands-on experience, participants are taught how to build and manage their own music industry or multimedia business by learning about [...]

Flippers Fish & Chicken


Plans Coming To Life Flippers Fish and Chicken was created by CHAMP participants who wrote a business plan as part of their entrepreneurial training. Flippers is a thriving mobile food service business that serves street fairs and various other pop-up locations in San Diego county. Much like Champion Catering, Flippers provides instruction [...]



C.H.A.M.P Since 2013, PGF has operated its Culinary Hospitality Administration Management Program (CHAMP). CHAMP is a year-long training program for at-risk and high-need San Diego residents. The CHAMP program is designed for individuals from low-income and high-crime communities of San Diego. CHAMP is specifically tailored to assist individuals with current legal issues, or [...]



L.A.C.E.D The Leadership and Civic Engagement Development (LACED) program works to ensure the collective voice of underrepresented communities is heard. LACED trains and educates young people to take leadership positions on local government boards and commissions and to advocate for local decision making that addresses current social and economic challenges. [...]