everyone is safe, educated, healthy and well
What We Do
Programs & Initiatives
Increasing awareness and building regional networks to buffer and prevent adverse childhood experiences.
A collaborative throughout California focused on shared leadership, data, and resources/finances.
A human-centered design process to create innovative proposals to reduce stigma and increase access to care.
Aging & Longevity
SDSU’s Center for Excellence in Aging & Longevity supports healthy aging across the lifespan and becoming an age-friendly university.
An initiative working to create an age-friendly community for people of all ages in San Diego County.
A integrated system that helps families thrive through a connected community that builds protective factors.
Faith-based and behavioral health professionals working to recognize spirituality in behavioral health.
A program to help pairing of social work and business interns with Community-based Boards.
What We Do
Strengthen Engagement and Collaboration
Social Policy Institute
Steve Hornberger is the Co-Director of the Social Policy Institute (SPI) since 2014 administering a number of statewide contracts.
As Co-Director, Lori brings innovation and excellence to design/development and facilitation of insight and action.
Stories of Success
What Our Partners Say
“The Social Policy Institute’s Director, Steve Hornberger, has been an integral part of Breaking Barriers development and implementation.”
“San Diego State University’s Social Policy Institute has been a highly valued partner for the State of California and an array of organizations seeking to effectively translate evidence-supported science into well-designed public policies for broad social benefits.”
“The entire team at the Social Policy Institute brought subject matter expertise and cultural humility to the revision and redesign of our Faith-based and Behavioral Health Training Academy!”