Community Partnership Chat: Youth in Action

Join Verizon’s Adriana Dawson for the first installment of her Hispanic Heritage Month partnership chat series with Elliot Rivera, Executive Director of Youth in Action. Throughout the month, Adriana will be celebrating the amazing achivements of Latinx individuals who serve as an inspiration to her. In his role as Executive Director, Elliot cultivates comprehensive development opportunities for youth in Providence. From overseeing programs developing leadership skills to fostering youth engagement with community initiatives, Elliot is building the next generation of leaders in Rhode Island and beyond. Watch the video to learn more!

Community Partnership Chat: Rhode Island Pride

Join Verizon’s Adriana Dawson as she celebrates Pride Month with local RI Business Owner and representative of Rhode Island Pride Anthony Santurri. The two discussed the role RI Pride plays in bringing together the greater LGBTQIA+ community to commemorate the community’s diverse heritage, foster inclusion, educate and create awareness of issues, and celebrate achievements in equality. Watch the video to learn more!

LEADForward Community Partnership Chat: The Arc of Prince George’s County

Join Verizon’s Candice Austin as she chats with Rob Malone, Executive Director at The Arc of Prince George’s County. They discussed how The Arc of Prince George’s County has been a leader in providing comprehensive support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. They further discussed how the organization was able to leverage technology and pivot to virtual programming during COVID. Watch to learn more about this incredible organization!

LEADForward Community Partnership Chat: Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)

In this installment of the LEADForward Community Partnership Chat series, Verizon’s Mario Acosta-Velez speaks with Lupi Quinteros-Grady, President of the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC), in Washington DC. The two discussed how LAYC has transformed the lives of over 70,000 youth and families for decades through tailored programs and tireless service. Watch the video to learn more!

Afro Tech: The Center For Tech And Civic Life Founder Tiana Epps-Johnson Has Plans To Restore Trust In Our Democrac

Thanks to TED, in 2018, The Audacious Project was born as an initiative to support changemakers that are lighting a path toward a better future. According to the official website, over $900 million has been distributed to nine projects over the course of a year to bold leaders and philanthropic organizations who understand the value of gathering large dollars to create long-term changes.

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