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How Corporate Teams Can Help Provide Refugees with a Sustainable Livelihood

Since 2015, the social enterprise NaTakallam has helped displaced migrants make a sustainable living as online tutors, teachers, language partners, and translators. In fact, in less than five years, the language partners of the organization, whose name translates to “We Speak” in Arabic, have earned over $1 million USD for offering their language services in Arabic, French, Spanish, and Persian….

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SundaySky Employees & Their Families Join a Virtual Story Hour to Support Performers

It was great and…people enjoyed. – Lihi Oren-Yardeni, Sunday Sky In an effort to come together as a team despite the quarantine that has required most companies to operate remotely, the team at software company SundaySky joined a kid-friendly Visit.org activity hosted by Drag Queen Story Hour. In this experience, the employees and their families attended a virtual story hour…

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corporate social responsibility, employee-driven engagement, team building activities, Volunteer Experience

Corporate Volunteer Activities: How a Day of Service Benefits Your Community & Company

More than ever, businesses are taking on the role of leading the world towards positive social change. For many companies, sustainability is no longer a buzzword to attract clientele, but a commitment to their employees’ and the community’s values. Now, embedded into many company cultures volunteering, donating, and participating in activities that benefit causes that matter. So, as your team…

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What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & How Does it Benefit Companies?

Corporate social responsibility, commonly referred to as CSR, has been a growing trend over the past decade. Perhaps surprisingly, those most interested in corporate citizenship aren’t the small, socially-minded startups selling eco-conscious wares — but medium to large companies, including giants like Google to Wells Fargo. So what is corporate social responsibility, exactly? Why are companies increasingly interested in it,…

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corporate social responsibility, employee-driven engagement, team building activities, Wellness

Yoga at Work: Support Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Abuse

Exhale to Inhale is an extraordinary nonprofit based in NYC that brings unique, trauma-informed yoga classes to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. Through Visit.org, they now offer in-office yoga experiences for a cause. Founded in 2013 by Zoë LePage, this nonprofit was built on the fact that yoga is more than just a form of exercise; it serves as…

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corporate social responsibility, team building activities, Women's Empowerment

How to Empower Women in the Workplace

As more businesses take part in improving gender equality, as well as diversity and inclusion, it becomes imperative that women are empowered in the workplace. This means offering women positions, giving women the freedom and agency to learn new skills and become self-possessed leaders, and creating a safe, accepting environment for women to work in. While many things go into…

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Climate Change, team building activities, Volunteer Experience

Out-of-Office & Eco-Friendly Volunteering in NYC

While New York City is known for being a concrete jungle, the hot summer days are the perfect time to experience its hidden and refreshing greenery. From gardening and cleaning up parks to beautifying overlooked areas, there are so many opportunities for your corporate team to spend time in nature and away from the office this summer – all while…

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What is Employee-Driven Engagement?

Not only has the rise in popularity of  corporate social responsibility (CSR) made an impact on local communities, it has also been widely recorded as boosting employee engagement. While employee engagement is certainly something ambitious businesses should strive for, there’s a distinction between top-down employee engagement and employee-driven engagement. Here are some data-backed facts proving employee-driven engagement reaps tons of…

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corporate social responsibility, employee-driven engagement, team building activities, Volunteer Experience, Women's Empowerment

Migrant Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace: Q&A with Arielle Kandel

New Women New Yorkers is a Visit.org nonprofit partner that provides professional development and education programs to empower immigrant women in NYC. We recently interviewed NWNY’s founder and CEO, Arielle Kandel, to discuss what drove her to impact women’s lives, and why offering corporate experiences on Visit.org has been an important step for the organization. Arielle’s educational background is law,…

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