Two Startups Addressing Digital and Financial Inclusion Each Receive $50,000 Investments from the Points of Light Civic Accelerator

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator announced today that it will invest $50,000 each in New York On Tech and PYT Funds – one nonprofit and one for-profit…

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Points of Light Civic Accelerator Launches Spring 2016 Class – Invests in 13 Civic Ventures That Are Addressing Digital and Financial Inclusion

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator – the first national accelerator dedicated to investing in civic ventures – announced today the 13 ventures selected…

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Youth Turn Messages of Joy and Peace Into Action That Serves Others

Teaching children about giving requires some time and creativity, especially in communities where that may be all children have to give. Members…

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Meet Our Awesome Conference Speakers

We are pleased to have an incredible lineup of speakers at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service this June. Attendees will…

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LaQuisha Hall

LaQuisha Hall is currently a Professor of Literacy at Knowledge Achievement Success Academy: College Prep. She especially likes being a teacher because…

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LAQUISHA TISDAL HALL

LaQuisha Hall is currently a Professor of Literacy at Knowledge Achievement Success Academy: College Prep. She especially likes being a teacher because…

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Jessica Headley

School violence, addiction to drugs and alcohol, loss of self-esteem from casual sex, and the breakdown of the family are issues Jessica…

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FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

SPECIAL JUDGING Daily Point of Light Award for Financial Resources for Economic Empowerment Financial Resources For Economic Empowerment is one of five…

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VINCENZA CARRIERI-RUSSO

As the founder of the nonprofit literacy association, Success Won’t Wait, Inc., Vincenza Carrieri-Russo strives to reduce Delaware’s illiteracy rates by gathering…

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WALTRAUD VALERIO

Waltraud “Ruth” Valerio is a symbol of success to clients and students at The League for People with Disabilities and an enduring…

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