Catie’s Closet Opens a Door to a Brighter Future for Students

Catie’s Closet Opens a Door to a Brighter Future for Students

Catie’s Closet transforms unused spaces into free in-school stores or closets where pre-K through 12th grade students in need have immediate access to basic necessities and quality, up-to-date clothing. Access to clothing and supplies helps to increase students’ self-esteem and sense of belonging. And here to tell us more about what they do and the difference they’re making is Mickey Cockrell, the co-founder and CEO of Catie’s Closet.

ECPAT: A Global Network Dedicated to Ending the Sexual Exploitation of Children

ECPAT: A Global Network Dedicated to Ending the Sexual Exploitation of Children

ECPAT International is a leading global network exclusively dedicated to ending child prostitution, child pornography, and the trafficking of children for sexual purposes. They advocate for change by putting the crime of child sexual exploitation onto global, regional, and national agendas. And here to tell us about their work and the impact that it is having is Guillaume Landry, the executive director of ECPAT International.

CDC Foundation: A Workplace that Fosters a Network of Encouragement

CDC Foundation: A Workplace that Fosters a Network of Encouragement

In this edition of The Paths Forward we’ll speak with team members at the CDC Foundation, the sole entity created by Congress to mobilize philanthropic and privatesector resources to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s critical health protection work We’ll start with Dr. Judith Monroe, their President and CEO, who will tell us about the organization.

How Brilliant Detroit Builds “Kid Success Neighborhoods”

How Brilliant Detroit Builds “Kid Success Neighborhoods”

Brilliant Detroit is dedicated to building Kid Success Neighborhoods, where families with children up to eight years of age, have what they need to be school-ready, healthy, and stable. They do this by establishing and operating homes in high-need neighborhoods that offer proven programming to families and children. And here to share with us their model and the impact that it’s had on Detroit is Cindy Eggleton, the co-founder and CEO of Brilliant Detroit.