In addition to our own work to empower and support individuals in their life journeys, Center of Spiritual Light is committed to helping make this a better world by linking our community with other organizations they might support or collaborate with in some way. Here, we feature some community organizations that are making an important difference.
Gratitude Revealed. Acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg’s TEDx talk on gratitude was a viral sensation, reaching tens of millions of viewers who shared and responded with their own stories of increased gratitude. The results were happier, healthier and more productive lives. Now, Schwartzberg's campaign is inspire millions more to change their lives. Sign up at http://gratituderevealed.com/.
Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) provides employment training and advocacy on behalf of food/restaurant workers. ROC address such issues as the federal tipped minimum wage at $2.13 since 1991. Because of this low wage, almost half of restaurant workers live in poverty. Learn more about the reality of life for restaurant workers and how you can help at http://rocunited.org/living-off-tips/.
Mentoring CARES Movement, founded by Susan L. Taylor (former editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine), organizes mentoring as a low-cost, high-yield solution to address the growing crises of high-school dropout rates, generational poverty, gang violence, and drug addiction especially among black and brown youth. Learn how you can help at http://www.caresmentoring.org/.