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Local cafe supports individuals with intellectual disabilities WSOC TV [Video]

CHARLOTTE — A new cafe in Uptown Charlotte is part of a nonprofit training program for individuals who live with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Cakeable is the brainchild of amateur baker and former teacher for exceptional children, Renee Ratcliffe.

The cafe is not only the first of its kind, but it’s also a big step for the workforce program.

“So when our employees get the opportunity to engage with the public, it builds their confidence. And it also, we hope, inspires the public to come in and think, ‘Well, they’re doing a great job; perhaps I could employ someone who lives with an intellectual, developmental disability, and they can make an impact in my workplace,’” said Ratcliffe.

>> Employees at the cafe expressed how much the opportunity means to them, in the video at the top of the page.

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Accounting Governance: Unlocking the Power of the Nonprofit Treasurer and Finance Committee [Video]

Original Broadcast Date: June 6, 2024Summary: Tune in for an insightful webinar as we dive into the important roles of the nonprofit treasurer and finance committee. Learn how they serve as the backbone of financial stewardship for your organization. This session offers practical guidance and expert advice on the responsibilities, challenges, and best practices associated with this critical position and how to unlock their collective financial leadership power for good.For further information about the webinar or to access the slide deck and resources, click here:https://charityvillage.com/accounting-governance-unlocking-the-power-of-the-nonprofit-treasurer-and-finance-committee/