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Hub Stories: Gavin Newsom’s Former Public Policy Director Celebrates Diversity in Community

[Name]: Joyce Newstat

[Areas of Expertise]: Political Campaigns, Social Work, Law, Policy Development, LGBT, Fundraising, Consulting, Community-Building, Civil Rights

[Memory Lane]:

“In 1963, my family moved into a place called Rochdale Village in Jamaica-Queens. It was the first large-scale integrated housing project in New York City– a huge social experiment during the Civil Rights movement. There were twenty buildings, thirteen stories each. Six-thousand families moved in, mostly Jewish and African American. It was 1963, and I was six years old. There was nothing I wanted more than community.” Continue reading

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Hub Stories: Playing Matchmaker with a Socially-Conscious Slant

 

[Names]: Danny Bocanegra and Josh Furnas

[Organization]: Selfless Tee

[Areas of Expertise]: Non-Profit Crowd Funding with Cause Inspired Apparel

[Online]: http://www.selflesstee.com Continue reading

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Hub Stories: New Hub Member Uses Improv to Transform the Unacceptable

[Name]: Pamela Hawley

[Title]: CEO and Founder of UniversalGiving

[Areas of Expertise]: Charitable Giving, Volunteering, Social Justice, Poverty, Blogging, Sales, Business Development, Corporate Social Responsibility

[Memory Lane]:

“At the age of twelve, I was on a family trip in Mexico. My dad and I were wandering around at a traditional marketplace, and we veered off into a little cul de sac. I remember seeing so many starving children there, unwashed, maimed, some without legs… I was beyond shocked. I just remember looking at my dad in absolute awe. And the word “UNACCEPTABLE” became imprinted across my mind…” Continue reading

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