Category: COME TOGETHER

HOW THIS NON-PROFIT MAKES SURE NOTHING (AND NO ONE) GOES TO WASTE - YELLOW CO.

When it comes to non-profits, most have a specific focus of where they are creating change and offering support. Perhaps the most unique thing about L.A. Kitchen (and it’s a tight competition) is that their work encompasses eliminating food waste, unemployment, homelessness, and bringing nourishment to the city’s most vulnerable communities – all with one tool: […]

4 WAYS TO EXERCISE EMPATHY IN CONTROVERSIAL CONVERSATIONS - YELLOW CO.

It’s happening more and more. I see a harmful comment about the color of someone’s skin on social media, or I overhear someone making derogatory jokes about women, or I watch someone casually toss trash out of their car window – and I wonder, “Is there anything I can do about this?” Deep down, I […]

HOW CROWDFUNDING CREATES FAMILIES: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE FOUNDER OF ADOPT TOGETHER + WORLD ADOPTION DAY - YELLOW CO.

In the face of large, discouraging statistics and a global need, finding a solution that really works can either be a daunting task, or in the case of Hank Fortener, an exciting invitation. Seeing hope in humanity and a need to create accessibility to the beauty of adoption, he founded both World Adoption Day and AdoptTogether, the world’s […]

'SHE SHOULD RUN' CEO SHARES WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY TO GET MORE WOMEN IN ELECTED OFFICE - YELLOW CO.

Perhaps more than ever, we can see a dire need for unity, diversity, and genuine collaboration in our nation’s political offices. While strides have been made towards women being further represented in elected office, there is no doubt we still have a long way to go to close the gender gap. Erin Loos Cutraro, Founder […]

WHY WORDS ARE THE #1 WAY TO FIGHT EDUCATION INEQUALITY - YELLOW CO.

The Bronx will change a girl. When Lauren Poinier began teaching Special Education in this NYC borough, she couldn’t predict that this was the first step toward founding a non-profit. Word Rebel closes the achievement gap before it starts by connecting the parents of pre-k students with literacy resources, so they can rebel against education […]

12 RESOURCES ON INTUITIVE EATING + HAVING A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR BODY - YELLOW CO.

We are embodied beings. This means that we take on physical form. While we are not only the form that is our body, we are also not only a soul – we are both. Why does this matter? How we interact with the world and connect with others occurs in the context of embodiment. Our relationship […]

3 STEPS TO CREATE THE SPECIFIC SUPPORT NETWORK YOU NEED - YELLOW CO.

One of the richest pieces of the human experience is watching individuals come together to console, comfort, advise, and champion one another. Both giving and receiving support from others creates an opportunity to be selfless, and to connect more deeply with the experiences of those around us. It broadens our horizons, and encourages growth on all fronts […]

GAME-CHANGING TIPS TO TRANSFORM HOW YOU VIEW CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK - YELLOW CO.

How well we give and receive feedback can determine the depth we experience in relationships, the impact we build in our careers, how quickly we bounce back from failure, and how sharply we chisel our skill sets. Whether you’re working independently or in a team, in Corporate America or looking to grow yourself personally, constructive […]

10 QUESTIONS WITH TRIBE ALIVE ON ETHICAL, ARTISAN MADE FASHION - YELLOW CO.

Have you heard of Tribe Alive yet? If you haven’t, settle into this interview with their founder, Carly Burson. Tribe Alive is an ethical fashion brand that creates beautiful clothing, accessories, and jewelry while empowering artisans in the developing world. I was so excited to talk with my friend, Carly, about her social enterprise, and […]

13 DO-GOOD PRODUCTS TO COZY UP WITH THIS FALL - YELLOW CO.

Ahh, fall. It’s finally here! There is so much to love about it — the crisp air, the chunky sweaters, the pumpkin spice lattes. I love the feeling of fall and the way in which people tend to gather more to make the cooler weather cozier. And while the turning leaves seem to indicate the […]