48in48 Nonprofit Spotlight: Learning in Color

How Learning in Color started When Founder and CEO Carol Bowman first started Learning in Color seven years ago, she had gotten the idea from working as a teacher with special needs. Her background coming from psychology, she had done plenty of research on color’s impact on learning. “I asked myself, why aren’t we being…

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48in48 Volunteer Spotlight: Sara Loretta

Meet Sara! Though Sara Loretta joined as a 48in48 volunteer a mere year ago, she has already taken on some transformative roles at the organization. When a friend of hers at IBM posted about 48in48’s need for more volunteers, she decided to get involved. She initially dove in as a team coach, then did everything…

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Nonprofit Spotlight: FACTS to Thrive

Diverse aspirations under one roof A few years ago, Tamiko Leverette, a teacher, began to talk with family and friends about their unique volunteer values and aspirations in their communities. One friend wanted to teach CPR to teachers. Another wanted to focus more on adult literacy. Tamiko herself had taught classes at Goodwill in financial…

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48in48 Nonprofit Spotlight: 2LIVE Daily

A Fearless Leader When I hopped on a Zoom call with Debbie Carter this evening, I learned she had just finished her workday with her life coach business. From there she had made the mental switch to tell me about her separate nonprofit called 2LIVE Daily. If the superhuman status of running both a business…

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Atlanta CASA

Atlanta CASA

New name, new chapter Did you all know that Atlanta Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has only existed for 25 years? It also surprised me that CASA’s oldest unit, founded in Seattle, only began in 1977. From the time I can remember, CASA has persisted as a nationwide staple nonprofit with a household name. I…

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