Community Outreach and Resources

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Independent Civic & Social Organization Professional

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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.

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Helping Autism Families and Neuro-Psychiatric Conditions
Website: Horse Boy World

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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).

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Volunteer Resources Management at Thinkery
Website: Thinkery Austin

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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).

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This is fundraising arm of the chamber to address barriers facing persons with disabilities and find solutions including scholarships, training, transportation, and veteran entrepreneur training.

 

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National and Local Advocate for Lupus

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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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