Monthly Archives: November 2011

Portrait of the Graduate

Recently, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the idea of “Mission,” but in a larger context. Organizations are expected to have a mission – a goal that drives decision making – but we rarely have the same expectation for industries or causes. We often think that a cause (for example, Education Reform) is […]

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Thankful for Echoing Green

While Thanksgiving is now behind us, I want to take one more moment to highlight something for which I am truly thankful. As many of you know, Reach was awarded an Echoing Green Fellowship in June 2011. In July, I had the opportunity to meet the other fellows in my cohort. Last week, at my […]

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Give To The Max: Wall of Honor

Thank you to all those who participated in Give To The Max Day! We brought had 111 donors contribute $10,541. What an amazing day for our tutors and students. A full list of our wonderful Give To The Max donors is below: Jamie Adler Leonard Adler Gary Adler Greta Adler Leslie Adler Megan Aghazadian Natalie […]

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Give To The Max

On November 9th, the DC-region will celebrate Give To The Max Day, 24 hours of giving to support local organizations. Reach Incorporated is one of 1,300 organizations taking part in this exciting opportunity. In addition to the fact that it’s good for your soul, we wanted to add three more reasons you should give to […]

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A Poem From Chaya

During today’s session, students prepared to launch a lesson on poetry. In preparation for working with their students, our tutors were asked to write their own poems – something they could share with their students. Chaya’s poem is below: All these kids are making me go bald. Every day I come in and stare at […]

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Inspiration for This Friday Afternoon

During my recent trip to Singapore (more on that coming soon), two 20-hour flights gave me a lot of time to think and read. During that time, I came across a speech given by Marian Wright-Edelman at Duke University. At the end, she read an original poem. It moved me, so I thought I’d share […]

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