Be The Change 2017 – Saturday Sept 30th

Be the Change Austin Day of Service Stand Together, Serve Together Be The Change is Saturday September 30th! Be the Change is a day of national service inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings and his famous quote, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” The event’s goals are to motivate individuals to … Continue reading

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Serve together, Build together

Serve together, Build together

Be The Change Austin has chosen the theme, Serve together, Build together, because of its success throughout each of the Be The Change communities across the country. Be The Change’s mission to honor Gandhi’s legacy in action is represented within the theme, and on Saturday, October 3, we hope Austinites will volunteer and honor his words … Continue reading

2015 Keynote Speaker – Anant Pai

2015 Keynote Speaker – Anant Pai

Anant Pai, a freshman at Harvard University, is a youth advocate for tolerance. After having racial slurs hurled at him and a turban-wearing friend, he was disillusioned with the state of race relations in his community. He took action by becoming the president of California Cultures for Youth. Through the organization, Anant has been able to mediate dialogue between … Continue reading

Meet 2014 Keynote Speaker

Meet 2014 Keynote Speaker

Shubhada Saxena is the President & Founder of SAIVA-South Asians’ International Volunteer Association  (www.saiva.org) which focuses on enabling immigrant seniors to engage as effective citizens for over 6 years.   She has over 20 years of corporate IT experience in Consulting, Government, Healthcare & Insurance industries at small and large companies including United Healthcare and … Continue reading