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Michelle Cote

Entries by Michelle Cote

Archbishop Tutu's Dream for the Future

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2009 | 5:39 PM

"I'm comiiiiinggg!" Archbishop Tutu sings out from the adjacent room, the words rolling off his tongue in a playfully high-pitched refrain, before he comes wheeling and teetering -- all 5'2" of him -- around the corner of his suite at the Atlanta Grand Hyatt.

Deep breath in. The adrenaline unleashed...

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Moving from 'Yes, We Can' to Yes We Are!

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2009 | 4:31 PM

This week, community service has been more popular than ever. Monday, millions of Americans from coast to coast joined forces to complete over 11,000 officially-registered community service projects designed to "bridge barriers, strengthen communities, and empower individuals" as part of the 2009 King Day of Service. Although the King Holiday...

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Giving Thanks And Calling For Change

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2008 | 2:29 PM

Two years ago today, I was boarding a plane to Kabul. I was going to work on one of the many post-conflict development programs being implemented in Afghanistan. I believed that I was going to help its citizens define a new future for their country.

The decision to go to...

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Social Return on Investment Remains Strong Despite Lagging Economy

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2008 | 4:14 PM

Boston, MA-On Thursday, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute received a check for $35 million from the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge (PMC), the most successful athletic fundraising event in the nation. Some of these dollars will be used to treat a portion of the 1.4 million children and adults who will be diagnosed with cancer...

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