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An Open Letter to Our Community

Our Commitment to do Better.

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Voices of Resilience: Susana Muhamad on Crisis and Climate

VVEngage Fellow, Bogota City Councillor and climate activist Susana Muhamad discussed the ways that COVID-19 is forcing us all to confront what are really priorities -  water, food and the love of our...

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Voices of Resilience: Yaneek Page on Supporting Small Business in Crisis

Entrepreneur and business expert Yaneek Page joined Alyse Nelson from Jamaica to share her two-pronged approach to helping small businesses weather the storm and to talk about what the COVID-19 crisis...

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Voices of Resilience: Takia Ross on COVID-19 and Small Business

Takia Ross discussed the ways her innovations to her makeup business have kept them alive, the resources available for small businesses in the United States, and the gaps in legislation that don't acc...

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Voices of Resilience: Frontline Healthcare Workers Beemnet Taye Kebede and Metassebia Kefelegn

Frontline healthcare workers Beemnet Taye Kebede and Metassebia Kefelegn talk about strain on the healthcare system that the coronavirus has caused in the United States, the reforms they hope to see c...

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Voices of Resilience: Kirthi Jayakumar on Gender-Based Violence in Crisis

Kirthi Jayakumar joined the podcast to talk about the levels of violence during times of crisis, the different forms of gender-based violence that emerge that we aren't talking about, how COVID-19 is ...

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Voices of Resilience: Ashlee Wisdom on Black Women’s Healthcare Experience

Ashlee Wisdom was on the podcast to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting Black women in an already strained healthcare system, the resources she helps provide for Black women as they navigate the healthc...

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Voices of Resilience: Nan Liu on Self-Care and Management in Crisis

Nan Liu joined the Voices of Resilience podcast to discuss the importance of taking care of ourselves, how to transition to the new COVID-19 reality and provide perspective from China.

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Voices of Resilience: Rara Reines On Her GroundBreakers Community Resource Map

Rara Reines joined Vital Voices President and CEO Alyse Nelson and Vital Voices Program Manager Kristen McAvoy to discuss GroundBreakers's innovative new community resource map, connecting people to c...

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Voices of Resilience: Leah Lizarondo is Getting Food to Those Who Need it Most

Leah Lizarondo talks about the unacceptable link between food waste and food insecurity and the quick adjustments Leah and her organization has undertaken, including partnering with restaurants and ve...

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