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Celebrating Our Fourth Year at Galerie d’Orsay

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A Conversation with Evan Hubbard

Nonprofit features often focus on executive leadership. Conversations with Executive Directors are illuminating and important, providing a sense of organizational vision and leadership; it’s why we were delighted to interview Colby Swettberg, CEO of Silver Lining Mentoring. But program staff … Continue reading

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Meet Colby Swettberg, ED of Silver Lining Mentoring

Silver Lining Mentoring empowers youth in foster care to flourish through committed mentoring relationships and the development of essential life skills. We talked to their Executive Director, Colby Swettberg, about what drew her to youth in foster care, what makes … Continue reading

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SheGives Members Moved by Second Step’s Powerful Message

“You must have done something very wrong to make him behave that way.” That is how one therapist reacted to Deb, a domestic abuse survivor, during a treatment session. Deb had just related how, during a recent outburst, her husband … Continue reading

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SheGives Members Get a Glimpse of the Foster Care System with Silver Lining Mentoring

For most foster children, every adult in their world is paid to be there. Young people in foster care face difficult transitions over which they have no control. Many have survived abuse and neglect in their homes. Most move regularly … Continue reading

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SheGives Community Marches for Equality

The SheGives community shows up. Our non-profits are on the frontline with those at risk and marginalized: Foster children. Homeless children. LGBT+ community. Women. Families affected by domestic violence. Immigrants. We march for all. #shegives#shemarches

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SheGives Visits Music & Youth Clubhouse for First Event of Fourth Year

How is Music & Youth different from other non-profits? That is what SheGives members and guests set out to learn during their visit to the Music & Youth clubhouse at the West End House in Allston, MA on Wednesday. The … Continue reading

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Where Is She Now? Following Up With Former SheGives Fellow Amy Barrett

  Q: Where are you working now?  A: I’m working at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine. I started in December after finishing my Master’s degree in Communication Research at BU. Q: What sort of projects and responsibilities do … Continue reading

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ShePartakes: Sugar + Spice = Smashing Success!

Celebrating James Beard Award Winning Chef Ana Sortun + Her All Star Team of Leading Ladies! We shared lots of stories over a beautiful family style lunch of wonderful mezze style plates inspired by Chef Ana’s travels to Turkey, Greece … Continue reading

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GLAD Executive Director Janson Wu Addresses SheGives Members

SheGives members and supporters gathered on Tuesday for  discussion with Jason Wu, Executive Director of GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders (GLAD). After some brief refreshments, members heard heartbreaking stories of members of the LGBTQ community facing prejudice, and learned how … Continue reading

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