Inspiring stories about Central Texans stepping up to solve social needs, plus how you can step up and be a more effective leader for bigger impact.

How Laura Sovine is turning Austin Recovery around

May 15, 2017

Now more than ever, the world needs more Laura Sovines. The recently appointed executive director of Austin Recovery has long been an ambitious advocate for increasing addiction-recovery services and reducing the number of people with Read More

The best way to find volunteers in Austin

April 30, 2017

Recruiting volunteers can require as much thought and work as raising money. In fact, there’s a professional association of volunteer recruiters and managers called Directors of Volunteers in Austin with members from some of the Read More

Alamo’s win-win-win for the community

July 29, 2016

Here’s why Amy Averett is an Austin treasure: She GETS it. The Alamo Drafthouse‘s Director of Family and Community Engagement (I don’t usually cap job titles, but this title is so boss, it needs the Read More

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