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Keleigh Harris, a volunteer from State Farm

48in48 Volunteer Spotlight: Keleigh Harris

Oct 13, 2021

Who is Keleigh? Keleigh Harris lives in Dallas, Texas where she’s a Scrum Master for State Farm. If you’re not familiar with the term scrum master, Keleigh describes it as a project manager who helps teams of people come together to do something bigger than themselves. What an apt description of both her State Farm…

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48in48 Nonprofit Spotlight: Learning in Color

Sep 20, 2021

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: Atsushi Hisaka

Aug 26, 2021

Meet Atshushi Atsushi is a Senior Technical Product Manager at Verizon Media and helps advertisers achieve happiness across its ad platforms. Throughout his career, he has worked with SMB to Fortune 50 businesses. Why Did Atsushi Volunteer? Atshushi was introduced to 48in48 by a colleague at Verizon Media who presented 48in48 as a very tenacious…

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48in48 Volunteer Spotlight: Sara Loretta

Aug 23, 2021

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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48in48 Nonprofit Spotlight: Metro Atlanta Reentry Coalition (MARC)

Aug 17, 2021

Who is MARC Connecting people with resources to grow, Michael Taylor takes a community lens to everything he does as the director of MARC, a nonprofit focused on helping people readjust to life after prison. I had the pleasure of working with Michael over the past couple of months and even had the honor of…

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Fast Resources for Starting Your Nonprofit Organization

Aug 11, 2021

Article written by: Brittany Fisher Building effective, long-lasting nonprofit organizations is one of the driving missions of 48in48. However, many potential nonprofits wind up stalling before they can truly start, simply because the people who’d like to run them don’t know where to begin. That’s where this article comes in. We’ve gathered some simple, easy-to-digest…

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Nonprofit Spotlight: FACTS to Thrive

Jul 12, 2021

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 Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Rodriguez

Jul 11, 2021

Relentless Dedication to Having Fun Anna Rodriguez is a Senior Solutions Architect at Parsons who came to 48in48 through the recommendation of a good friend who had previously volunteered at a 48in48 build event. They originally planned to volunteer together, but when that plan fell through, Anna decided to approach her company to see whether…

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48in48 Social Justice Event - Awareness, Education & Action

Social Justice Event Recap

Jun 29, 2021

Vital Stats from the Weekend What: 48in48’s 1st-Ever Social Justice Build Event When: June 11-13, 2021 Where: Virtual Why: Awareness, Education and Action Who: 276 Volunteers + 40 Nonprofits Served! Our event planning committee volunteers and the co-leads, Akila Srinivasan and Arti Badami from IBM, made the event a huge success – we could not…

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