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Volunteer Spotlight: Victoria Lai, Verizon

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This Global Volunteer Month, Common Impact is spotlighting some of the talented skills-based volunteers we are fortunate to work with every year.

Hopeworks Elects Brian Simmermon to Its Board

Subaru of America, Inc. CIO to Help Lead Technology-Focused Youth Development Organization
Press Release

CAMDEN, N.J..  October 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hopeworks, a nonprofit youth training and development organization, has announced that it has elected Brian Simmermon to its Board of Directors. Simmermon is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Subaru of America, Inc.  In his role as a member of the Board, Simmermon will be responsible for developing a strategic vision for the organization and providing oversight. 

In Camden, Bridging the Skills Gap Means More Than Tech Training

by Issie Lapowsky
Article

Caloua Lowe bounds up the rickety, worn staircase of a three-story, red brick building in Camden, New Jersey on a sunny September morning, the wooden steps creaking under the pressure of her red-sandaled feet. The walls display framed, Photoshopped images: a mockup of Vogue, album covers featuring young men standing shoulder to shoulder with rap legends like Jay-Z. They were designed by the roughly 1,200 youths who, like Lowe, have come here over the years to learn Photoshop, HTML, Javascript, and other skills that could land them jobs in the tech industry some day.

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