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Joel Morales

The Business of Volunteerism

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Linda Novick O'Keefe

All of the volunteers I have crossed paths with in my role at Common Threads, the nonprofit organization that I co-founded, have one thing in common -- passion. When individuals have an opportunity to advance a cause they are passionate about, it is a powerful thing.

Mom Of 12-Year-Old Suicide Victim Sues Education Department

Posted 08.29.2013 | Crime

The family of a 12-year-old who killed himself last year is now suing the New York City Department of Education, as well as the four children who bull...

Change a Life, Become a Mentor

Matilda Raffa Cuomo | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents
Matilda Raffa Cuomo

Mentoring is a lifetime investment in a child and one that is critically important today to prevent school dropout, improve self-esteem and combat bullying in America's schools and online.

Boy Hangs Himself After Bullies Tease Him About Dead Father

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.31.2012 | Education

Joel Morales, a 12-year-old student in East Harlem, New York City, hanged himself after bullies at school taunted him for his size, intelligence and t...