VUKA Visit Austin’s SAFE Alliance

Recently, the Vuka staff toured the SAFE Alliance’s facilities in East Austin. They welcomed us in with open arms and together with other community members we learned about the various programs and services SAFE offers to families and children all around Texas.

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What is the Role of Government in Conscious Capitalism?

Conscious Capitalism is more than just a movement; it’s a philosophy that’s spurred an entire collective of business leaders to create a better world. While the movement and subsequent book and nonprofit were co-founded by Professor Rajendra Sisdodia and John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods, the idea of Conscious Capitalism has been one that hadn’t…

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4 Sustainable Gift Giving Options in Austin (and beyond)

Fa la la la-oh-my-god we’re so close to the holidays. How are you doing with that shopping list? Looking to hire a few elves to help build some toys in your garage? No need. Also those elves are really busy right now up in the North Pole. What’s the saying? Our lack of planning isn’t…

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Celebrate Pride: Data Does Not Define LGBTQ Communities

June is Pride Month for most of the nation, (although Austin celebrates Pride in August). Pride parades around the country remind us that true joy happens when we’re able to be our most authentic self. Pride is about loving who you are and being unashamed of that. The message is sure to inspire communities beyond the LGBTQ…

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The Global Impact of Impact Hub: 5 Fun Facts

Impact Hub is many things: a global community for change, an entrepreneurial ecosystem, a center for social justice initiatives, and a safe, inclusive, welcoming space for all. You already know that Impact Hub is more than just a physical place—it’s a movement. But did you know that the Impact Hub movement has over 100 communities…

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Reimagining the American Dream in Austin

  The current political climate has left a lot of us on edge about the future of this country. A national conversation about walls overpowers many of the policy discussions and systemic solutions we need to be having on the national, state and local levels.

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