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Diana060

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Review for CONNECTICUT WOMENS EDUCATIONAL AND LEGAL FUND INC, Hartford, CT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

They have a strong belief in empowering women and minorities. I helped by volunteering to help organize people to get out and contact their legislators.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Is the friendly and knowledgeable staff. The were always ready to teach me how to speak to a group.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & Help to pass anti-discrimination legislation.

Review for True Colors, Inc., Hartford, CT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

True Colors annual conference has expanded from from a small conference that was held at University of Hartford to a conference that attracts close to 3000 attendees at the University of Connecticut, many of them are professionals. They have added a third day to the conference just for professional working with LGBT youth. But they also have a mentoring program for LGBT kids. They work with to department of Children and Families to place LGBT youth with LGBT forester parents. In addition, True Colors is a member of the Anti-Discrimination Coalition working to pass a gender inclusive anti-discrimination law.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

working with their highly professional staff

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

motivated and very helpful. It was a pleasure to work with them.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

they could expand to other states. They are unique and could be a model program for other states

Ways to make it better...

we were able to pass a gender inclusive anti-discrimination bill

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

to overcome the lack of popper funding. In today;s economy they have made the best with what grants that they receive.

One thing I'd also say is that...

In my second year of grad school, I hope to intern with them.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I am a MSW graduate student at UConn and I was an intern working with the Anti-Discrimination Coalition to pass a gender inclusive anti-discrimination law.