Correctional Association inducted to The Giving Library as a high-impact criminal justice organization
The Correctional Association is honored to have been selected as an inductee to The Giving Library, a new innovative platform for high-impact non-profit organizations to share their message with a wider audience.
The Giving Library offers philanthropists an innovative way to enhance their strategic charitable giving by exploring the library’s online archive of video interviews to locate, study, compare and engage with hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country. The Giving Library provides the Correctional Association and other high-impact organizations the opportunity to increase overall visibility and enhance relationships with peer organizations and philanthropists.
Executive Director, Soffiyah Elijah states “we are honored and deeply grateful that the Correctional Association was among the innovative non-profits selected for this wonderful opportunity to connect with philanthropists and peer non-profits critical in our work to build a better, safer, more compassionate society.”
Check out The Giving Library’s online video interview of our Executive Director, Soffiyah Elijah, highlighting the Association’s innovative and progressive work below:
Visit the CA’s page on The Giving Library here and share with your social networks.
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