Have you ever had the experience of meeting someone for the first time only to feel like it was not the first time? From the moment I saw their face and heard their voice, there was something pleasantly familiar about them. This was my experience the morning I hit the ADMIT button on Zoom to begin my interview with the founders of the African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI).
An elaborate quilt hung on the wall crafted with messages of love, hope and unity from the youth supported by the programs of Community Build, Inc. is used as both to adorn the wall behind the receptionist as well as a constant reminder of the work Robert Sausedo and his committed staff tirelessly does each year.
On August 24, 2019, Hurricane Dorian barreled its way onto the shores of the islands of the Bahamas and left devastation in its wake. In response to Bahamas' unceasing need, the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute (IBWPPI) has activated its “IBWPPI Boots on the Ground - Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Response.”