Let the Unhoused Community Know You See Them

Feb. 25, 2020 by

I hope you’re dry. There were Flash Flood warnings all day yesterday as the rain came down in buckets. I was thankful to be inside, having my car to go back-and-forth as needed.

Finding Common Humanity

Feb. 7, 2020 by

Are you proud of the work you do? I am pretty certain the most fulfilling moment of my professional life was about 9:30 pm on Friday, January 10th, 2020. Location: AMC Theater at North DeKalb Mall after the viewing of Just

Recap: A Benefit Showing of Just Mercy

Jan. 23, 2020 by

  On Friday, January 10th, Compassionate Atlanta, along with the Love & Light Institute, hosted a fundraiser during a screening of the movie “Just Mercy” at the AMC North Dekalb 16.

Let’s Recap And Plant For The Year

Jan. 23, 2020 by

The Compassionate Atlanta Team is grateful for your continuous support. Thank you for showing up and sharing our message of compassion and kindness. We are excited about the projects we have lined up for 2020! Let’s have a great year together.

Let’s Make 2020 A Year To Inspire Compassion And Kindness

Jan. 23, 2020 by

It’s almost 2020🎉 It’s hard to believe that 2020 is just days away.

Is Soup The Answer?

Dec. 19, 2019 by

Last night, Leanne and I were at a dinner featuring a veteran human rights activist, Magdaleno Rose-Avila. Our host made three pots of soup and asked his guests to bring the sides.

#GivingTuesday – invest in kindness

#GivingTuesday – invest in kindness

Nov. 30, 2019 by

“Compassion impels us to work tirelessly to alleviate the suffering of our fellow creatures, to dethrone ourselves from the centre of our world and put another there, and to honour the inviolable sanctity of every single human being, treating everybody,

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.

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.

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…

It’s all about perspectives

Feb. 12, 2019 by

I was listening to NPR the other day and at the end of the show the broadcaster reminded everyone about their “Best thing that happened to me this week” segment.

Be The Hero Of Your Story

Jan. 27, 2019 by

For the first time in 25 years I had no idea where I was going. I’d given 2 months notice at my job and I wasn’t sure what I was going to do next.

New Possibilities

Jan. 15, 2019 by

Happy 2019! A whole new year full of new possibilities. There’s so much to think about and I am so grateful for each and every one of you who have helped Compassionate Atlanta get to this amazing place.