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GCN Senior Consultant Jeanne Drake Ward spoke to Gareth J. Young about her life and career, explaining how she's integrating the work she does with corporations and nonprofits, and offered advice that points us towards an authentic, happy and fulfilling life and career.
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In his speech at Atlanta’s Disabled Veterans Convention on August 1, President Obama declared, “We've helped bring tens of thousands of veterans off the streets, but we're not slowing down," because “every single veteran matters.” HomeAid Atlanta Executive Director Mandy Crater takes those words to heart. “These heroes are responsible for the freedom we enjoy as Americans, and we owe them a huge debt,” she says.
From Georgia Nonprofit NOW Summer 2016:
We are excited to present our fifth annual Georgia Gives Day on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Join our online giving movement, fueled by a growing collaboration of nonprofits, companies, foundations, media outlets, and government partners, which has contributed $9.2 million so far to our state’s nonprofits. Start planning now to take full advantage of this unique opportunity to activate your cause champions, expand your circle of supporters, and join your sector colleagues in raising awareness of the many missions that are collectively making our state a better place to live, work, and play.
José believes that we should see poverty as more than a lack of subsistence: it includes a feeling of being disconnected. While in Africa, he learned that it really does take a village to raise a child, and that points to a collective way of living that is beyond much of what we frequently conceive. He also believes it is important to cultivate a holistic and collected approach when thinking about poverty.
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