May 2023

OHBD May 23 newsletter

Celebrating a new library, new titles, and more adventures in literacy!

April 2023

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Back in Ethiopia and Celebrating Our Volunteers This Month

December 2022

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Reflections, Dog Years, “Impossible” Goals! Taking Our Momentum Into 2023 to Increase Impact!

August 2022

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OHBD heads to IBBY International Congress, Ready Set Go books wins honors and awards and more adventures in literacy!

June 2023

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Seven Years In, Reflecting on Progress and Working on Next BOLD Goals TOGETHER

March 2023

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Celebrating Women’s History and Appreciating the Gifts of Strong Women

November 2022

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Giving Tuesday, new releases and thoughts on gratitude and leaps of faith, inspiring hope and action

July 2022

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Proudly Printed in Ethiopia, Perseverance, Our New 1MM Book Goal & Teaching STEM Lab Manuals and more

July 2023

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Celebrating Old and New As We Constantly Learn and Grow! 

February 2023

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Celebrating Black History and Lessons from our Etan Collaboration Launch

October 2022

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New language, new library, new places to find our books and more adventures in literacy!

June 2022

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The Power of a Broader Perspective: The Ability to See How Much Is Really Possible!

August 2023

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Reflections on a Summer’s End, the Fragility of Life and What Keeps Me Going

January 2023

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OHBD in 2023 – our Big Goals need New Strategies to Increase Visibility and Support

Sept. 2022

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OHBD goes to Malaysia, new website and more adventures in literacy!

May 2022

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Giving Big and Managing Ups and Down! Lessons in Resilience, Healing and Life.

April 2022

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Give Big 2022, Volunteer Month, Resetting Expectations

March 2022

Women's history newsletter

Celebrating Women’s History
Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope

Feb. 2022

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We Celebrate Black History All Year: Our Collective History & Destiny

January 2022

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2021 Year in Review: It’s Always Day One

December 2021

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Ending 2022 with gratitude and hope! And another Match Challenge

November 2021

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Practice Gratitude and Give What You Can! Help Us Spread Joy and Hope from Far and Near.

October 2021

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Creating More Positive, Impactful Ripples through Collaboration

September 2021

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The Power of Connection

August 2021

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Lessons Learned from Empower Community Weekend 2021

July 2021

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Scaling Your Leadership – Learning from our Virtual OHBD Future Leadership Computer Science Boot Camp

June 2021

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Open Hearts Big Dreams - Five Years Into the Organizational Journey

May 2021

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Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader

April 2021

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Celebrating our Invaluable Volunteers

March 2021

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Women Making History – Past, Present and Future!

February 2021

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Black History is Our History and Highlights the Power of Inclusion

January 2021

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Author, Amharic, Africa, Award: My Journey Back to Where I Started

December 2020

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Learning to Let Go and Stay Open – Reflections on Progress and Learnings from 2020

November 2020

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In these turbulent times across both the US and Ethiopia, I am finding gratitude a refuge.

October 2020

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Think big. Then step-by-step work backward.

September 2020

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And then the smoke came: The importance of resilience and perseverance.

August 2020

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All Is Possible with Friendship, Faith, and Funds

July 2020

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The Only Constant Is Change

June 2020

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May 2020

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Leading Through A Pandemic 

April 2020

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The Ability to Choose Our Response

March 2020

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Representation Matters . . .A LOT!

February 2020

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A Shared History and A Shared Destiny

January 2020

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A Time for Reflection and Setting Intentions

December 2019

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Literacy Has Amazing Power

November 2019

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We've Had A Great Year!

October 2019

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An Accidental Social Entrepreneur


September 2019

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Each Act of Support Ripples Out in Beautiful Ways

August 2019

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The Learning Continues Every Day

July 2019

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Board Members “Are Critical”

June 2019

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We Live in a Fully Connected World

May 2019

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April 2019

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My Amazing Trip to Ethiopia - by Leyla Angelidis

March 2019

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Meet People Where They Are If You Want to Impact Real and Lasting Change

February 2019

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Books for All 4 Million First Graders

January 2019

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Heading Back to Ethiopia

December 2018

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Collaboration Help Achieve Bold Goals

November 2018

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Stories Have Power

October 2018

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Combining Passions:  Increasing Inclusion and Opportunities for Kids

September 2018

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Model Programs Recognize Innovation and Increase Collaboration

August 2018

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Empowering Kids to Transform Their Future.