Monday, April 23, 2012

Malachi Larrabee-Garza: Holding Decision Makers Accountable Within Juvenile Justice Systems

 Name: Malachi Larrabee-Garza

What is your job? What charities do you support – and how? My job is the primary charity I support.

I have worked at the W. Haywood Burns Institute (BI) for 4 years. The BI works to improve the lives of youth of color, poor youth and all of us by ensuring fairness in the juvenile justice system and supporting community groups that seek to do the same. 

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Passage Home's Lisa Otis' Success: Full Circle From Homeless to Volunteer

Name:  Lisa Otis

What is your job? Volunteer and Donations Coordinator at Passage Home, a nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty in families and neighborhoods.

What social causes are most important to you?
First and foremost, I am truly passionate to serve women and children. The specific causes that are most important to me are fair employment of the formerly incarcerated and women’s prison re-entry programs.

How do you support Passage Home?
I support Passage Home and their mission every day, in my job, as a volunteer, and as a donor. It is very important that I give of my time and financially.