Inspiring Forward: Sparking Change in my Community

Discover our inspiring interaction with Charles Spears (CS), a passionate volunteer for the AAPI community! He generously contributed by setting up tents and tables, providing invaluable support for a worthy cause.

AC: What organization or local cause did you volunteer for?

CS: I volunteered with the AAPI Community.

AC: Can you please provide an overview of their mission?

CS: AAPI serves to foster connection, dialogue, and celebration. Together, we will reclaim or narratives, honor our heritage, and embrace diversity and truly define us.

AC: Was this your first time volunteering for this organization or cause? Please elaborate.

CS: No, I’ve been volunteering with them since I was able to walk.

AC: Where there any requirements for this type of volunteerism?

CS: No requirement, as long as you have the time.

AC: Why did you choose to volunteer here for your Day of Giving?

CS: All proceeds are directed towards community initiatives such as cultural programs and acts of kindness, including the homeless initiative program.

AC: Can you tell us about your volunteer experience? What did you do? Did your time volunteering meet your expectations?

CS: It was an outdoor event at my college campus, I helped set up tents, and tables, as well as tear down after the event.

AC: What would you like to share to encourage others to volunteer their time and energy locally?

CS: Contributing to your local community can empower individuals and create meaningful change.

AC: Are there any links to the organization, additional educational resources, etc. that you would like to share?

CS: Yes, you can learn more about the organization here –


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