Growers of the Coffee Beans in Mexico

Nov. 12, 2019 by

One Home Collective is a non-profit just like Compassionate Atlanta. What they do is help the growers in Mexico. The event that I went to was a fundraiser for the coffee documentary. And that’s where I got to interview Arturo.

Big changes start with Small steps

Nov. 12, 2019 by

I’ve heard people say we don’t need more nonprofits, but I’ve never heard anyone say we don’t need more Starbucks or CVS’s or Marshalls. Does that make you wonder? I know a lot of small nonprofits.

The Foundation-Coffee with CA

Oct. 25, 2019 by

One of the reasons I decided to work with Compassionate Atlanta is that, after having been a friend to the organization for a couple of years, I noticed they did things very differently than I was used to.

Grateful for Community

Oct. 21, 2019 by

Home. It was more than just our annual fundraiser. Last Sunday afternoon, the Frazer Center doors opened to the most beautiful audience.

Think about it…Why?

Think about it…Why?

Sep. 19, 2019 by

Sometimes I am a person who feels that she walks in the dark a lot because I do not always feel that I fit into my social context.

What is Your Life Theme?

Sep. 16, 2019 by

We are all inundated with requests for money. It is election season and every other email is a request for money. My inbox is filled with people peddling new programs that will cost me money.

Storytelling and Resiliency

Sep. 5, 2019 by

In our recent work focusing on welcoming community conversations, centered around inclusion for all, we found ourselves in Clarkston, Georgia engaging with the refugee community.

Let’s Do Good Together

Aug. 16, 2019 by

So often we talk about compassion as the way we act. I want to challenge that and ask you to think about compassion as the way we show up. Our schedules are busy, without a doubt.

The Future of Compassion

Jul. 29, 2019 by

I did not grow up in the US and I don’t have kids. I have a niece and nephew who live far away. People tend not to ask me to baby sit for them. (I wonder why? Ha!)

Lights for Liberty Vigil…

Jul. 15, 2019 by

This post is in honor of my dad who is in hospice and fighting the good fight, but we know his time here is short. My dad and I are very close.

What shape does diversity take in your compassionate world?

Jul. 3, 2019 by

Hello everyone! In my “other” professional life, my non-Compassionate Atlanta life that is (how is that possible?), I do a lot of work in cultural diversity and inclusion.

Compassion For All

Jun. 19, 2019 by

While having a phone conversation with my mom the other day, she said “Hold on a minute, I’m just putting this little beetle outside”. She didn’t even think twice.

Iyabo Onipede

New Team Member

Jun. 2, 2019 by

Compassionate Atlanta, Jambo! Yeah, that is Swahili for “Hello.” Just wanted to add some African flavor to our newsletter. I can’t help it. It is in my blood.

Let’s Talk About It

May. 4, 2019 by

You are not alone. This past week I saw the play, Dear Evan Hansen. It was a wonderful show with an important message. You are not alone. The play sheds light into the teenage days of loneliness, despair, and hope.

Let A Note Spark Some Joy

Apr. 20, 2019 by

Springtime in Atlanta is bursting with color. Refresh. Renewal. Rebirth… And I’ve discovered a fresh new way of engaging with the world. It is very simple, like the budding of a tulip.

One Good Thing

Apr. 8, 2019 by

Tell me something good. Think of one good thing. Stop. Think… Only continue reading once you have that ONE GOOD THING in mind… When you shift your mindset and think positively …

You Have A Choice To Make

Mar. 24, 2019 by

Do you own a perfect pair of shoes? The ones that fit just right. You know what I’m talking about. When you put on that pair of shoes that are meant for… running… dancing…a hike in the woods… dressing up for a

Time is precious…

Mar. 11, 2019 by

Time is precious. OK, so that’s not an earth shattering revelation. But, I find myself wasting time on things that don’t really matter. I went to the doctor this week for my annual check up.

Simple and Impactful

Feb. 24, 2019 by

Are you one of those person who likes grocery shopping? I’m not. It’s a chore that needs to be done, but not one of my favorites. Except recently, I found a way to enjoy grocery shopping. Here’s how everything changed…