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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Philanthropy Fridays – The Giving Spirit – giving survival backpacks to the homeless in Los Angeles – www.thegivingspirit.org

The Giving Spirit was started some years ago by a young man Tom Bagamane. I am proud to say that our son James Segil ( father of our glorious grandsons) is on the board and every year at this time, … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Fridays – Featuring The Zimmer Children’s Museum in Los Angeles for FREE children stories, songs for kids…

This is one of the most fabulous children’s museums in the world – in that it is a working, practical, usable place where children can playact ( of course , this is LA!) behind the curtains of a pretend stage, … Continue reading

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