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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 

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. The skilled volunteering event was focused on helping Andrew strengthen his organization’s …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Alexa Tang, Arity

After just one skills-based volunteering event, Alexa Tang felt the pull to continue giving back in this meaningful way. The opportunity to utilize her specialized expertise and talent to optimize operations and amplify the impact of mission-driven organizations was a perfect fit for her boundless energy and collaborative mindset.