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How One NYC Nonprofit Commemorates Juneteenth—and Its Importance for Our Current Moment

Christina Im
In America, June 19 is Juneteenth, a national celebration marking the day that the last enslaved Black Americans were freed in 1865—two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Many Black communities across the nation have observed the day for generations, often with food, ...Read more
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How one NYC Nonprofit Encourages Senior Citizens Through Conversation, Companionship, & Complimentary Beauty Makeovers 

GlamourGals Foundation, Inc. is a New York-based Visit.org partner nonprofit that inspires conversation and companionship through complimentary beauty makeovers given by volunteers to seniors living in residential care. Volunteers provide seniors with a sense of dignity through personal attention, c...Read more
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