logo blog

Category

Nonprofits

Nonprofits

This Nonprofit Sets Up Immigrant Youth for Professional Success

SPEAKHIRE is a Visit.org partner nonprofit that works to develop the social and cultural capital of individuals from immigrant families, in order to become leaders in the workforce. On our platform, the virtual volunteering activities they offer include both mentoring and speaking opportunities. The focus of each experience is on supporting, preparing, and empowering community members in order to help…

Read more
Leave a comment
Black History, Nonprofits

This Nonprofit Empowers Black Youth to Eliminate Bullying & Violence

PARTI Program is a Visit.org partner nonprofit that began in 1999, when 3 African American high school students in San Jose, California, approached founder Winston Ashby to assist them in recruiting their peers to generate support for a project that would address violence in their school and community. What started as informal activities for African American youth centered on music,…

Read more
Leave a comment
Black History, Nonprofits

This Nonprofit Uplifts Black-Owned Businesses Year-Round — And You Can Help!

For Black History Month, Visit.org’s blog will be highlighting partner organizations that promote racial equity for the Black community. Since 2010, Start Small Think Big has been ensuring that under-resourced entrepreneurs gain access to top-tier guidance from seasoned professionals. Serving entrepreneurs experiencing racial, gender, and socioeconomic marginalization, among other disadvantages. Start Small Think Big bolsters each budding business by connecting…

Read more
Leave a comment
arts, Nonprofits

How One Nonprofit is Empowering Women & Communities of Color Through Theater

As an actress, Summer Dawn Reyes was frustrated with the lack of multidimensional roles for women of color. Fortunately, Summer was a writer too, and took matters into her own hands by creating her own plays. Certain that other women of color would also love the opportunity to share their work authentically, Summer created In Full Color in 2015. We…

Read more
Leave a comment
Black History, education, Nonprofits

How One NYC Nonprofit Commemorates Juneteenth—and Its Importance for Our Current Moment

In America, June 19 is Juneteenth, a national celebration marking the day that the last enslaved Black Americans were freed in 1865—two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Many Black communities across the nation have observed the day for generations, often with food, festivals, and pilgrimages to Galveston, Texas, where emancipation was announced to the last…

Read more
Leave a comment