“Don't ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.”
- Harold Whitman
California Introduces MyTurn - Volunteer
Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a statewide volunteer recruitment campaign led by California Volunteers, Office of the Governor to support the state’s efforts to bolster COVID-19 vaccination.
Step up to serve by signing up at myturnvolunteer.ca.gov/ to volunteer at vaccine distribution sites. Both medical and non-medical volunteers will be needed to serve their communities. Learn more and help us recruit volunteers.
"We are excited to launch My Turn - Volunteer to help California ramp up our vaccination efforts statewide. This campaign will allow all Californians to be part of the solution and quickly expand our capacity as more vaccines become available."
Final Four benefits Hilinski's Hope
This week, the NCAA unveiled their new Final Four fan cutout program which will benefit Hilinski’s Hope. Mark Hilinski responded on behalf of H3H, stating: “March Madness was something Tyler loved — the energy, the passion, the teamwork — and we are so honored to be involved with this year’s tournament as we continue to honor Tyler, his legacy and the importance of mental wellness.”
In the coming months, the Hilinski’s Hope Game Plan program kicks off with over a dozen university partners. The first schools in line to complete this comprehensive program are the University of Alabama, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Pomona College, Louisiana Tech University, University at Buffalo, and Stevenson University.
In Our Community
Do Big Things
Check out our friends who started Do Big Things - a women-owned and women-led creative digital agency with a staff that’s 50% people of color. They partner with progressive campaigns, causes and companies fighting for powerful, lasting change.
Black to School Launch
A group of brilliant Black educators, designers, researchers, and professionals have created Black To School. It’s a newsletter and collective focused on sharing some of the lesser known history and contributions of Africans and the African diaspora.
We’re all about building bridges which is why we’re excited to share this fascinating effort to encourage us to build bridges with our perceived “others” - read here.
Voltage Control Digital Work Guide
Facilitating quality work with a distributed team is both an art and a science. Looks like we aren’t going back to work in person full time soon so this is a great resourceby our partnerVoltage Controlfor “get(ting) a foundation for doing quality work in your virtual meetings.”