Tag: Nonprofit

Opening Hearts and Minds: Lead for Diversity

By Nikki Hunt How a New Jersey program spreads acceptance and hope to high schools across the state. Sixty years ago this May, a unanimous decision made by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Brown versus Board of Education acknowledged the inequality of separate educational facilities for blacks and whites. Two years later,… Read the full article

Reconnaissance Mission

American Corporate Partners Clears the Path to a Successful Transition by Connecting Veterans to Business Leaders.

Building Bridges with Got Your 6

Got Your 6 is a campaign uniting the entertainment industry with veteran-focused nonprofits to bridge the civilian-military divide and start a new conversation that will ensure that veterans and military families are seen as leaders and civic assets.

Veterans Find a New Way to Serve

Teach For America puts the power of returning veterans to work in our nation’s classrooms.

The Power of a Single Hour

Give an Hour’s network of volunteer mental health professionals helps veterans deal with the psychological effects of combat.

Changing the World One Woman at a Time

Meet Chuna Devi. Born in Nepal, Chuna was never sent to school, married off at 16, and made to feel that “being born a girl is worthless.” But at the age of 47, she changed her life—and the lives of those around her—by learning to read.

Helping the Homeless Get Results

We spoke with Cara Pace, president of Housing Solutions USA, a nonprofit with revenues of $65 million that provides services to the homeless and needy in New York City. Almost 8,000 people are helped every year through Housing Solutions USA, and about 150 are employed at the organization.

Enhancing Independence for People Who Are Blind

Q&A with Mike Johnson, National Industries for the Blind

Women for Women International Empowers War Survivors Worldwide

By Alanna Klapp SINCE 1993 WOMEN FOR WOMEN INTERNATIONAL (WFWI) HAS CHANGED THE LIVES OF MORE THAN 351,000 WOMEN IN WAR-RAVAGED REGIONS “ONE WOMAN AT A TIME.” Their year-long program includes financial support, rights awareness education, and job training to empower participants to move from poverty to self-sufficiency. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the WfWI staff,… Read the full article

Inside Catalyst Award-Winning International Initiatives

EACH YEAR SINCE 1987, Catalyst has honored exceptional initiatives that advance women in the corporate world with our Catalyst Award. We were very proud to celebrate three far-reaching initiatives at this year’s annual Catalyst Awards Dinner: • Alcoa Inc.’s Building Opportunities for Women in a “Hard Hat” Company develops and advances women to leadership positions… Read the full article