SOURCE: Common ImpactDESCRIPTION:
Earlier this year when COVID-19 first hit New York, Custom Collaborative, a workforce development nonprofit that prepares women from immigrant and low-income communities for careers in fashion, partnered with Common Impact and S&P Global for a skills-based volunteering project. Ngozi tells the story of this collaboration, how she made the time and space to focus on capacity-building, and how Custom Collaborative successfully pivoted its fashion industry trainings and career readiness programs to virtual when the pandemic began.
To learn more, visit customcollaborative.org.
Tweet me: Hear what @NgoziOkaro of #workforcedevelopment & #sustainablefashion nonprofit @CustomColab has to say about #nonprofitmanagement during #COVID19, #skilledvolunteering with @SPGlobal, #racialequity, and more in @CommonImpact's #ProBono Perspectives podcast. bit.ly/3cECMu6
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