Common Impact

Empowering Communities: Teresa Pelletier on Financial Education and Volunteerism at Fidelity Investments 

Teresa Pelletier’s journey has been marked by a deep-rooted commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of people and communities. Starting her career as a local reporter, Teresa developed a passion for community engagement in print media before moving into community relations and education. This experience laid the foundation for her work at Fidelity Investments as vice president of …

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Empowering Girls: La’Keisha Gray-Sewell and Girls Like Me Project’s Collaboration with Common Impact and The Allstate Foundation 

As the Founder and Executive Director of Girls Like Me Project, La’Keisha Gray-Sewell is committed to empowering African American girls. Her mission is to help them critically examine social, cultural, and political ideologies in media, including negative stereotypes. Her organization equips them with the tools and strategies to become influential, independent digital storytellers who transform their communities and …

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Empowering Underserved Students: A 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation Collaboration with Common Impact and Unum Group 

Access to higher education can sometimes feel like a distant dream for underserved high school students, but Andrew H. Ragland, CEO and Founder of 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, is changing that narrative. We met Andrew through a collaborative skills-based volunteering initiative with Unum Group, a leading workplace benefits and services provider. The skilled volunteering event was …

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