Posts by Kat Krieger

Kat lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters. In her spare time, she bakes sourdough and pickles everything except cucumbers. She enjoys building the JAF community online even though she suffers from TTS (Tired Thumb Syndrome), a result of tireless tweeting. #hashtagqueen

#Dreamboxes Goes to the Philippines

July 9, 2015 by
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This post comes from #LEAD360 winner & #Dreamboxes founder Patricia Manubay, who was recently able to bring her project to the Philippines.   On June 8, 2015 my family and I traveled to Sito Lunao Elementary School in Laguna, Philippines. It was a small school for kinder to grade five students located at the very […]

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#Voicesof JAF – Julie Rubini On Impact

July 2, 2015 by
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This post originally appeared on Julierubini.com – read it here: The young woman walked confidently up to the wooden lectern, with the beautiful bright blue Jefferson Awards Foundation logo sparkling with all the camera flashes. Without hesitation she began her story. “At the age of eight my father was incarcerated for one hundred and thirty-five […]

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National Ceremony Wrap-Up

July 1, 2015 by
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A NOTE FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HILLARY SCHAFER We did it! Our 43rd Annual National Ceremony in Washington, DC was a huge success. The overall event spanned three days and included a summit for our Champion companies, a youth empowerment event, a GlobeChangers bootcamp, a service project that engaged all of our constituents, and the […]

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