Jon Schorsch is a retired sergeant from the Port of Seattle Police Department. During his time there and afterwards, he earned degrees in criminology and sociology, public administration, and law. As a lifelong learner, Jon Schorsch also earned a certificate in mediation through the Volunteers of America (VOA) organization.
VOA is an organization with a platform for empowering the nation’s most vulnerable to society’s ills. They have influenced these problems by impact investing. Impact investing involves investment in companies that positively impact people or the environment. In the case of VOA, this mission also includes partnering with corporate and philanthropic entities.
The VOA has recently added the 2019 Sustainable Goals to its mission. It is a set of goals adopted from the United Nations and includes improving health and well-being of people, reduction of poverty and hunger, and building sustainable communities. This effort is just one of their funding opportunities that advocates for the nation’s most vulnerable people.
Public Administration Professional