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Inclusive World

Enabling opportunities for the differently abled
a 501(c)(3) non profit organization

Inclusive World News
August 2020

Inclusion is not bringing people into what already exists; it is making a new space, a better space for everyone 

- George Dei

Executive Director's Corner

An inspiring message from our Executive Director about our plans for the rest of the year.
Welcoming New Faces! 
We would like to welcome Lalitha Ananth and Lakshmi Krishnamurthy, to our Person Centered Planning Team, who have joined us in our effort to ensure that we can deliver on our foundational beliefs of person centered practices to all programs offered by our organization! We would also like to introduce Vinoth Gopinathan, the Face behind the Forms, and who has enabled better user experience for all! We would like to welcome on board Maria Hassonjee as Co-Head Small Business Unit!

Summer Internship Projects

In an effort to continually educate and involve our youth Inclusive World offered several enriching summer internship project opportunities availing about 28 volunteers over the course of 10 weeks. 
Virtual Fundraiser Event

Inclusive World hosted its first ever global virtual fundraiser event - short video competition, fully hosted and organized by us. The virtual event organized by volunteers Vishwas Mani and Jayashree Mani and by Inclusive World Treasurer Janaki Venkat along with Executive Director Rohini Panachapakesan enabled people from all over the world to come together.
Volunteer Jobs partnership - India Community Center, Milpitas

Inclusive World youth got a unique opportunity to volunteer, providing logistics support, for the Senior Meal Delivery Program organized by Shiv Jayaraman of India Community Center, Milpitas. 
Summer Internship Felicitation Ceremony

Inclusive World hosted a virtual Summer Intern Felicitation ceremony on Aug 16 to recognize and appreciate the efforts of the youth who volunteered their time towards enriching our various programs in a variety of ways!
Upcoming Events

Client Orientation Fall programs 2020-21: Aug 29 3-4PM
Volunteer Orientation Fall programs 2020-21: Aug 29 4-5PM

Please watch your email Inbox for the meeting link and further details.
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Person Centered Planning - One Page Profile (OPP)

Over the summer, the Person Centered Planning Team has been engaging in conversations with our program participants to deliver on the promise of One Page Profile (OPP) that will serve to better support Inclusive World program participants. 
On Radio Mirchi 1310 AM
On Radio Mirchi with 
R J Sudha 

R J Sudha of Radio Mirchi 1310 AM has always been a vocal supporter of Inclusive World, and she brought Inclusive World on the air on July 4 for us to share about our virtual fundraiser event - Film for Inclusivity. Janaki Venkat, Vishwas Mani and Jayashree Mani went on air to explain the details of the virtual fundraiser event.

Upcoming Fall Program Updates

Fall session:  All of our current skill development programs will be offered remotely by early to mid-September. 

Please check our website and/or watch your email Inbox tor the exact dates and details.


Inclusive World would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our partners for their continued support over the years. 
We would like to give a special shout out to our patrons and donors who have supported us this year:
  • Mani Krishnan, Shastha Foods, for continuing employment opportunities, Sponsor for fundraiser video competition
  • Ruchika Jain and Viji Dilip, Art of Living Foundation, for continuing to foster volunteer job projects
  • Teri Brown, Heartland Hospice, for volunteer opportunities
  • Amarjheet Sihra, continuing monthly donor
  • Shirdi Sai Parivar, Milpitas, for donating classroom space.
  • Shiv Jayaraman, India Community Center Milpitas, for enabling volunteering job opportunities for our youth
  • Vinoth Gopinathan, Semantics3 Inc, for redesigning Inclusive World database and enhancing client and user experience
  • Vidya Bharat and Bharat Vijay, AmberTag, for continuing to enable software test experience for our youth
  • Director Mani RamJayashree Mani, Vishwas Mani, for mentorship and support in fundraiser video competition
  • Actor Thirumudi Thulasiraman, Sound Engineer Kunal Rajan, Movie Director Mani Ram, Cinematographer Eswaran Baskaran, Music Director Balamurali Balu, for supporting fundraiser video competition as judges and mentors
  • Manohar Reddy, Reddy Law, Sponsor for fundraiser video competition
  • R J Sudha, Radio Mirchi 1310 AM, for supporting and advertising our fundraiser video competition
  • Arnav Bindra, Arnav Kicks, Sponsor for fundraiser video competition
  • CBCCSponsor for fundraiser video competition
We would also like to thank the continued service of our volunteers at fund-raising, in-classes, our booths. You are integral to making Inclusive World an impactful organization.

~ Team Inclusive World

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled”

- Plutarch
Thanks for reading!
~A special thanks to authors Devanshi Desai, Arushi Lahiri, Anirudh Lahiri, Samiksha Sinku, and Gowri Kuthanur for their time and dedication in writing and editing this newsletter~

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