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    David Dahlin

    After an international search, the board of trustees of the Charter for Compassion unanimously selected David Dahlin as its new executive director. Board of Trustees Chair Dr. Charles Barker, M.D. said, “David Dahlin has extensive experience in growing and scaling nonprofit organizations and has a lifelong commitment to the virtue of compassion.” Barker added, “We are grateful to Marilyn Turkovich for her dedication and leadership in the role for the past five years, and for her willingness to continue working with Education and Compassionate Cities programs.” Dahlin spent nearly 20 years growing an international development organization (Compassion International) to provide life-changing developmental opportunities to more than 1 million children living in extreme poverty. Most recently, he served as CEO of Geneva Global, a philanthropic services company that has influenced $1.5 billion in giving, benefiting 101 million people in more than 100 countries.  ...Continue reading

    Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    November 13, 2019

    Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. Teachers, plan for your students to read the book during the month of October and be sure to plan to come onto our live Zoom call. Bring your questions for our live conversation with author Benjamin Sáenz! Learn more and register for this event.

    Smart from the Heart

    October 28, 2019

    This course offers you a new approach to Giving that will leave you confident that your donations, volunteering and everyday gifts WILL help to change the world. It’s designed for anyone who feels moved to tears, anger or frustration by people, places and causes - but gets bewildered, overwhelmed and uncertain when faced with hundreds of pleas for help. You ask, "How can I add to the good that is happening in the world?” This is the course that will help you find your answer. Learn more about the course and register here.

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