Pro Bono Perspectives S2E21: Ngozi Okaro, Custom Collaborative

Fashioning a Pathway to Success and Equity

SOURCE: Common Impact

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Custom Collaborative Executive Director Ngozi Okaro joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to discuss nonprofit management during times of crisis.

Earlier this year when COVID-19 first hit New York, Custom Collaborative, a workforce development nonprofit that prepares women from immigrant and low-income communities for careers in fashion, partnered with Common Impact and S&P Global for a skills-based volunteering project. Ngozi tells the story of this collaboration, how she made the time and space to focus on capacity-building, and how Custom Collaborative successfully pivoted its fashion industry trainings and career readiness programs to virtual when the pandemic began.

To learn more, visit customcollaborative.org.

Tweet me: Hear what @NgoziOkaro of #workforcedevelopment & #sustainablefashion nonprofit @CustomColab has to say about #nonprofitmanagement during #COVID19, #skilledvolunteering with @SPGlobal, #racialequity, and more in @CommonImpact's #ProBono Perspectives podcast. bit.ly/3cECMu6

KEYWORDS: Common Impact, Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast, Podcast, Ngozi Okaro, Danielle Holly, Custom Collaborative, Sustainable Fashion, social enterprise, Fashion, workforce development, entrepreneurship, COVID-19, COVID-19 response, COVID-19 relief, skilled volunteering, skills-based volunteering, pro bono, S&P Global, virtual volunteering, nonprofit management, Crisis Management, capacity-building, Sustainable Business, nonprofit workforce, virtual volunteer, virtual service, sustainable impact

 

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