WE:ARE Logo

Who is WE:ARE? I got the opportunity to speak with Jo Willis recently about WE:ARE Women’s Empowerment And Recovery Educators.  A nonprofit organization based in Birmingham, England, WE:ARE serves women who have experienced domestic violence by giving them the tools and community to work through their experience in order to live a free life. Jo…

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Love Your Ears

What exactly is the Noise Abatement Society? In 1959 John Connell OBE founded the Noise Abatement Society (NAS) in the United Kingdom to solve noise pollution problems for the public benefit. He led the charge to lobby the Noise Abatement Act through the UK Parliament in 1960, making the UK one of the only countries…

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Mark Yonally Founder

Tapping through the Holiday I jumped on a Zoom call with Mark Yonally just before the holiday season to learn what Chicago Tap Theatre was up to after their 2020 Global Event website build. Mark, the founder of Chicago Tap Theatre, had just finished preparing for Chicago Tap Theatre’s upcoming Holiday Tap Party that was…

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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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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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