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A Day to Remember

Sunday, 6 November dawned bright and sunny. The 8th Annual Breathe Deep DC walk to end lung cancer was already off to a good start.  When we ran the event together and had a million details to worry about, Jerry and I used to have a deal that I’d take care of the weather on […]

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Creating Bright Futures in Morelia, Mexico

My colleague Shaun and I arrived at Hogar Irekani, home to 25 children aged 1–22, eager to help in any way and unsure what to expect. We were greeted with hugs and immediately felt at home. Unlike most orphanages in Mexico, Hogar Irekani provides a loving and caring environment for teens over the age of 12 and their younger siblings. This enables the teens to pursue secondary school or continue

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Taking a Leap of Faith at Mary Faith Rescue Centre

I imagine that in any metropolis, a “tale of two cities” can be told. But I think many would be hard-pressed to find a place where that tale is so instantly apparent as Nairobi, Kenya. In Nairobi you’ll find five-star hotels and world-class tourist destinations less than 5km from Kibera—Africa’s largest slum and home to 250,000 people living on an average of less than US$1 a day. This ju

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The Sense of Belonging and the Task of Organizing: CEB Joins a One-of-a-Kind Home in Mexico

When we arrived at Hogar Irekani (“hogar” means “casa” or “home,” and “Irekani” is a local Purepecha word that means “to live and belong”), the exact nature of the project was unknown, but two things were instantly apparent: first, the inclusive, family environment of the casa; second, the urgency of the project. This orphanage in Central Mexico houses 25 children, ages 1–22,

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CEB Pro Bono: Celebrating Our Service Part 5

In this last installment of our series celebrating CEB's pro bono volunteers in 2016 and the launch of our Pro Bono Resource Center, research analyst Akriti Kapoor talks about creating a guide to help nonprofits develop onboarding plans for their new recruits. Read More

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CEB Pro Bono: Celebrating Our Service Part 4

In this fourth installment of our series celebrating CEB's pro bono volunteers in 2016 and the launch of our Pro Bono Resource Center, data and tools analyst Gabriel Menendez talks about his work as part of a team serving the White House’s My Brother’s Keep

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Jerry Sorkin, A Model of the Spirit of Generosity

This blog has been a vehicle for the Global Corporate Citizenship team to profile stories of CEB’s Spirit of Generosity in action. Today, with a heavy heart, I wanted to share thoughts about my personal model of the Spirit of Generosity, Jerry Sorkin. I’ve known Jerry for over twenty years. We met when I coordinated his new-hire orientation meeting on the day he (and Tom Monahan) joined the

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