The Community Activism and Leadership Organization (CALO)
July 29, 2015
By: Cayla Mackey
Avery Hill, founder of the Community Activism and Leadership Organization (CALO), shared his social venture at 1 Million Cups this morning. His presentation touched on the history of the organization, current developments, and plans for the future. CALO is a social good organization focused on creating innovative products and services to assist schools, non-profits, and government agencies in uniting the community and inspiring service. CALO’s mission is to unite the community by inspiring service.
Avery is a graduate of Bryant University and a Maryland native. He is growing his social venture in Providence at Social Enterprise Greenhouse and is the recipient of a Hub Scholarship.
CALO recently launched their web portal that connects volunteers to volunteer opportunities and tracks volunteer hours.
SCREEN SHOT OF CURRENT CALO WEBSITE:
1 Million Cups is co-sponsored by Social Enterprise Greenhouse at Johnson & Wales University Entrepreneurship Center every Wednesday morning at 9AM.
University Initiative Director
As the Social Enterprise Greenhouse University Initiative Director, Cayla helps college and university students get involved in social enterprise. The University Initiative is a program funded by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation Innovation Grant to retain students and recent graduates in Rhode Island through enabling them to work on and in social enterprises. Learn more about Cayla here.