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March 2019

Remembering Susan J. Ellis

By Energize Team

With sadness we share the news that our president, colleague and friend, Susan J. Ellis, passed away February 24, 2019, after successfully living with cancer for over eight years.

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E-Volunteerism

In the January - April 2019 Issue

With technological advances growing at an ever-frantic pace, questions and concerns have been raised about the intersection of technology and volunteers. Are technological advances such as robotics, artificial intelligence, drones, and computers likely to displace many volunteer professions? Will these advances potentially leave millions out of traditional work roles? And what of voluntary... read more | subscribe

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