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The New Segil Urban Farm Fellow – Training Camp staff in Urban Farming, Beekeeping and More

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Every year we endow a young adult to become a Segil Urban Farm Fellow at the Shalom Institute Children’s camp in Malibu. My husband Clive trains them with his deep knowledge of farming in an urban environment ( although you … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – The Gumball Foundation – The next generation of inner-city social entrepreneurs

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Today I am featuring the GUMBALL FOUNDATION. A young man with few prospects of having enough money to pay for his college, created a business out of buying gumball machines and placing them into stores – and earned enough to … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – South Central Scholars Program – Helping Underprivileged Kids get into and Stay in College

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Today I am featuring the SOUTH CENTRAL SCHOLARS program – a remarkable program in Los Angeles that should serve as an example for cities around the nation, indeed around the world. Here is the information provided to me by the … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – Giving back – UCLA Women MBA Entrepreneurs Day Feb 2012

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It was a terrific event – a number of young ( and older) entrepreneurs passing on advice, war stories, the good and the bad to women MBA’s at UCLA Anderson School of Business. The Entrepreneurs Association at UCLA Anderson School … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – the Chance Project – organized by a 13 year old to build a school in Sierra Leone

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I am proud to present The Chance Project which has been organized by a 13-year old boy, Christian, and his friends, to build a school in Sierre Leone.   Operating in conjunction with the well recognized “Free The Children”, this … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – hot off the press – here is the First Scholarship for Strategic Alliance Competency ever given – The Larraine Segil Scholarship at Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business

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Last week I was delighted to award the first scholarship for Strategic Alliance Competency – to Linda LoRe, former CEO of Giorgios and Frederiks of Hollywood who is now a Presidential Key Executive MBA candidate at Pepperdine University in Los … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – Scholarships for Mid Career Women – Pepperdine School of Business

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I am so grateful for my life. I have been blessed to have multiple careers – and now am in a position to give back. To that end I have created two scholarship funds – one at the Drucker School … Continue reading

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Music Mondays – Sam, The Broken Robot Says – Dance every day! He will be appearing at the Zimmer Museum Los Angeles at 11am on TUESDAY April 24th

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Sam, The Broken Robot, is doing his FIRST live appearance at the Zimmer Children’s Museum in Los Angeles  – LA’s ONLY children’s museum – on April 24th at 11am-11.30am for a special show celebrating The Week of The Young Child. … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – UPWARD BOUND – a program with 100% SUCCESS RATE – helping under-privileged kids get into and stay in college

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Upward Bound is an after-school/Saturday supplement to help less privileged high school kids get accepted into and through college (http://www.voala.org/services/cybert.php). There are five Upward Bound sites in the LA area with about 300 students in total. Upward Bound have provided each … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – Imagine LA transitions homeless families to self-sufficiency

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Imagine LA, a 501(c)(3) organization, facilitates an innovative two-year mentorship program that empowers the community to help families transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency. By providing consistent support and access to resources, Imagine LA is able to help families achieve three … Continue reading

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