Classy Living Society hosts 5th annual Red Dress gala

Based in Atlanta, Classy Living Society did it again with their 5th annual Red Dress gala. Classy Living Society, a volunteer organization, celebrated their fifth year as a community staple. The organization, which is powered by women, was founded by LaShanda Pitts. Classy Living Society was birthed with one mission: to ignite change in the […]

Give back: 5 ways to make an impact on children

When looking for opportunities to make an impact on the lives of others, selecting a cause to support can be an overwhelming task with so many options to choose from. However, considering opportunities that can change the lives of kids is one way to make a lasting impact for generations to come. Helping children early […]

How you can serve on MLK Day

For the fifth consecutive year, Allstate is honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by encouraging individuals across the country to volunteer in their communities on MLK Day 2013 (Jan. 21). Beloved actress Keshia Knight Pulliam is serving as this year’s ambassador. Through its Give Back Day program, Allstate encourages individuals to volunteer in their […]

How Volunteering Changed the Life of a Young Professional New Yorker

Binjamine Maurice has a unique name for a woman. She was named after her dad, but the spelling adds a new twist. But there’s more to Maurice than her given name. She’s been active with the New York Urban League Young Professionals for two years and she holds the organization in high regard. “My experience […]

Bronx Teacher Talks Mary J. Blige, Volunteering and Love for Students & Career

Tammi Butler is an educator by day and a supporter of nonprofits during her free time. She’s actively involved with several organizations, including the Episcopal Social Services of New York and Woman of Excellence, Strength and Tenacity (WEST). “It’s been a great opportunity, we specialize in mentoring youth and I was blessed four years ago to be hired […]

The 10 Best Places to Meet a Black Man

A good man is hard to find, especially when you’re not traveling in the same circle.  So maybe it’s not the men, it’s your location. Here are a few places that you might have overlooked while running errands and social networking with your colleagues.

Baltimore and Washington D.C. Martin Luther King 2012 Events

Check out what’s happening in your city! Be a part of MLK Day of  Service 2012                                                                                                              3701 Branch Ave., Temple Hills, MD 20748, Falls Church, VA                                                                                8661 Colesville Rd., City Place Mall, Silver Spring, MD                                                                                         3200 Donnell Dr, Forestville, MD Jan. 1, 2012 – Jan. 16, 2012Donate any new or gently worn coat in collection […]

New York and New Jersey MLK Events 2012

Check out the events happening near you! Rent – New World Stages (340 W. 50th St. – New York (Midtown West) This classic, Pulitzer-winning musical is about AIDS and gentrification tearing apart the end of the bohemian lifestyle of six friends in the East Village. This classic musical only closed a few years ago, but it was too popular […]