As an Atlas Corps supporter, we extend to you a special invite to celebrate the arrival of our Class 10!
Welcome Atlas Corps Class 10
(celebrate the ten classes of Fellows we have engaged in six years)
Wednesday, August 29, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
(Hillyer Art Space, behind the Phillips Collection)
Enjoy our global food tour, beverages, great company, and...attend to find out more!
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Do you remember back in March when we raised $13,000 in one day?! YOU were a part of that excitement. You also helped us to engage Class 9 - our first June Class. Thank you!
Now, it is time for a repeat performance! This Wednesday, June 13, GlobalGiving is offering Atlas Corps a 40% match on all donations (up to $1,000) while matching funds last. To thank you for your involvement and inspire your continued engagement, I present to you the:
Top 7 Reasons to Support Atlas Corps on June 13 - Our Class 9 Fellows!
These Fellow mark two Atlas Corps milestones: our first June Class of Fellows AND and our expansion from two to three Classes per year. In addition, we welcome two new Fellow countries (Iraq and Jamaica) and six new Host Organizations to our network. This extensive expansion happens because of YOU - the people who share this opportunity with individuals and organizations throughout the world. Since we started in 2006, your participation in our network has helped Atlas Corps engage 115 Fellows from 35 countries! Now, it is my honor to present....
Class 9 Fellows - June 2012
1) Ahmed Hassoon (Iraq, International Relief and Development) 2) Aldo Arce Gurrola (Mexico, National Audubon Society)3) Karina Ito (Brazil, U.S. Fund for UNICEF) - 4) Luckmore Jalisi (Zimbabwe, Management Systems International) 5) Luis Abolafia Anguita (Spain, Gay and Lesbian Victory Institute) - 6) Ogechukwu Emmanuel Ejiogu (Nigeria, Service for Peace) 7) Orain Edwards (Jamaica, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates)
"I am delighted with my selection as an Atlas Corps Fellow. The Fellowship will enable me to deepen my nonprofit management skills and knowledge of best practices, as well as network with skilled nonprofit professionals from around the world. My ultimate goal is to contribute to the strengthening of the civil society sector in Nigeria and the socioeconomic and political development of Nigeria."
-Class 9 Fellow Ogechukwu (Nigeria)
Now, will you join me in supporting these inspiring individuals on June 13! It is your opportunity to invest 40% as you act local and impact global!
PS Help spread the word! Can you forward this email to 5 friends? And, can you post this note on your Facebook/Twitter on Wednesday: On 6.13.12, Give 40% more to @atlascorps Fellows during @globalgiving bonus day. Donate at http://bit.ly/atlascorpsbonusday
Special Invite: Go Global in DC! Join us on June 7th to welcome the newest Atlas Corps Fellows: bit.ly/atlascorpsclass9
Hello! The world is our oyster and our network is the pearl of our achievements. Sounds beautiful, right? Well, at Atlas Corps, it is more than just beautiful. It is our inspiration. It is an idea supported by fact. The facts that describe our exciting and ever-expanding global network.. Here are just a few of these interesting facts.
It is a fact that...
Over the past few weeks, we have been especially focused on building this global network. From Spain to Stockholm to Sao Paolo, our staff and Fellows have traveled and engaged in conversations, shared their perspective, and enlightened us with these new ideas. In addition, our newly formed Selection Board of volunteers from around the world more than doubled the capacity of our Recruitment Team to review the high volume of applications. The Selection Board also demonstrates a unified commitment to global service and leadership development. They invest their time as volunteers to help us identify the outstanding applicants that we can send to our potential Host Organizations.