We asked members of the community how their organizations help the community. We’ve shared some of the responses below.

Tom Lev | Dance teacher, owner of Sotaki Dance School

Honestly, this is something that I remind myself often, because it’s easy to forget – quality of life and happiness come from communication. Dancing isn’t considered an essential thing, at least in most of modern societies, but everyone can agree that communication and empathy are extremely important for success and well-being in every aspect of life. This applies to our work lives, personal lives, relationships, and more – but we don’t really get to practice those things. Read more>>

Spider Michaels | Adventure Photo/Video Journalist & Blogger

My business helps the community and the world by sharing educational, entertaining content as well as offer great clothing and gear. I started my business with the intention of making people happy by sharing fun, exciting experiences of the world, with the world. My photo and video views are in the tens of millions and my blog has been read in 184 countries. I’ve covered events and attractions like the largest motorcycle rally in the world, several cities in Europe and a lot in between. And I’ve also published 3 books about my many different experiences with several more planned and in progress. Read more>>

Chef Diego Navarro | Chef, entrepreneur and business owner

there is a big chunk of the community that has never tried authentic Mexican food or had the opportunity to travel to Mexico. So, in a way we are offering an experience to travel to Mexico without having to leave the city. At the end is educating people about what true Mexican foo really is, new flavors, new products, other techniques of cooking that are reflected in each dish. We have various dishes from different regions of Mexico, such as Veracruz, Michoacan, Puebla, Mexico City, Yucatan, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Baja California, etc. Read more>>

Shalanda Noble | Owner & Brand Strategist

Killer Brands is a company that is determine to help the community by helping minority and small business owners start, manage and scale their business through brand and Marketing efforts. we also partner with other brands to offer give free brand packages to female owned starts ups. Read more>>

Mykenya Simmons | Lash Artist

I pride my business on knowledge and comfortability. When I’m completing a service I always explain to the client what I’m doing & what products I am using. I always want the client to leave learning something new whether its about the service or themselves. I try to go the extra mile for my clients by being transparent and creating the most relaxing and comfortable environment possible. Read more>>