Julie Mancini joins Mercy Corps as action center dDirector
Portland, OR – Mercy Corps is pleased to announce that long-time Portlander Julie Mancini has joined the organization to serve as director of the Mercy Corps Action Center – a new educational public space where visitors can learn about global issues and take meaningful action. The Action Center opens in fall 2009 and is located on the ground floor of Mercy Corps’ new global headquarters building in Old Town Chinatown. Mercy Corps CEO Neal Keny-Guyer says Mancini’s experience with youth programs made her a perfect fit for the job.
Action center to end world hunger honored with Webby and IDEA Awards for giving visitors effective ways to take action
New York, NY — The Action Center to End World Hunger website ActionCenter.org has been honored by the 2009 Webby Awards for helping visitors learn about the systemic causes of hunger, and inviting them to participate in hundreds of actions that help people lift themselves out of poverty.