CASA of Travis County speaks up for children who have been abused or neglected by empowering our community to volunteer as advocates for them in the court system. As Strategic Partnership Manager with CASA of Travis County, Correa works towards achieving CASA’s vision of having a trained volunteer for every child that needs one.
Harish founded Hindu Charities for America (HC4A), a non-denominational charity, with the vision of Indians helping with Education of Homeless Children in the U.S.A to help with income disparity in Austin area, an initiative to provide vocational training to economically disadvantaged children was launched in 2013. This resulted in 2014 awards of $20,000 in scholarships to Capital Idea, Manor ISD and ACC.
Our non-profit has existed since 2007 with a simple mission: to bring the healing effects of horses, movement, nature and supportive community to autism families, at risk youth, veterans with PTSD, children and adults with ADD/ADHD, anxiety, chronic pain, and all related conditions free of charge. We are leaders in the field of kinetic learning and partner with several universities – both in the USA (University of Texas, Belmont University), and Europe (Osnabruek, Gothenburg, Bologna, Nottingham Trent, Edinburgh).
Formerly Austin Children’s Museum, The Thinkery is an evolution of the Austin Children’s Museum. It’s a foundry for a new generation of innovators and creative problem solvers. The Thinkery delivers its mission through a variety of exhibits and programs that focus on science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).
I am an AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Refugee Services of Texas to facilitate capacity building and development for the organization. I assist with fundraising, community outreach, education, and program development. If you are interested in getting involved with or supporting refugees starting new lives here in Austin, I can connect you with those opportunities at Refugee Services of Texas. I am always open to designing new opportunities based on the input of the community!
Easter Seals Central Texas is a local nonprofit which promotes independence and creates opportunities for children and adults with disabilities in Central Texas. From volunteering as Branding Manager for Austin Pets Alive!, Susan Savkov took her love of marketing to the nonprofit sector and enjoys telling the stories of the clients of Easter Seals Central Texas.
In the fight of her life with health challenges and adversities, Evelina Solís found her true calling by being a voice for the voiceless. She is advocate on a local and national level to bring education and awareness so one day we will find a cure for Lupus. She is an active member with The Lupus Foundation of America Lone Star Chapter. She advocates for Lupus & PTSD, promotes an Eat to Live lifestyle and finds human moments to tell people’s real stories through professional speaking engagements that crisscross the nation while utilizing various multimedia platforms.
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