Congratulations 2020 NAWRB Leadership Award Winner Hyepin Im, CEO & Founder Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE)!

NAWRB is proud to award Hyepin Im with the 2020 Nonprofit Leader Award! Hyepin Im is a former U.S. Presidential Appointee on the Board of the Corporation for National and Community Service and serves as President and Founder of Faith and Community Empowerment (formerly KCCD), a national nonprofit involved in empowering churches and nonprofits to leverage their resources by building capacity, leadership, and partnerships in economic development and serving as a bridge between the Asian American community and the greater community at large. She currently serves on the Mayor’s Interfaith Collective, Community Advisory Board of MUFG Union Bank and Torrey Pines Bank, U.S. Army Advisory Board, and more.

Each year, the NAWRB Leadership Awards honor women leaders in the housing ecosystem who are utilizing their expertise and passion to break glass ceilings in the corporate world and facilitate the growth of their local communities.

Know the Rules of the GameⓇ Podcast: Bear the Truth

As the Black Lives Matter movement continues to fight for racial equality and justice, it is crucial for non-BIPOC to analyze and understand how we can be better allies doing it right from the start! Find out more in this episode of Know the Rules of the GameⓇ Podcast: Bear the Truth with host Desirée Patno, CEO & President of Women in the Housing and Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) and Special Guests Sabaea and Sydni Wynter of Bear the Truth, a non-profit 5013(c). Sabaea and Sydni will discuss the ways to help mitigate the issues at the core of the #BlackLivesMatter movement: love, empathy, service, and compassion and explain how to tackle society’s racial ideologies starting from a very early age.

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Giving Tuesday 2019: Support NAWRB Foundation Today!


Celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the U.S., Giving Tuesday is a global movement celebrating the power of philanthropy and giving. Since its creation in 2012, the day has leveraged collaboration on a global scale and social media to spread awareness and inspirational stories of people helping one another.

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5 Nonprofits Tackling Poverty and Other Women’s Issues


From neighborhood associations that meet a few times a year to large foundations with millions in assets, there are numerous nonprofit organizations in the United States that are working tirelessly to help others and address important societal issues.

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are 1.5 million tax-exempt organizations include public charities, private foundations, as well as chambers of commerce, fraternal organizations and civic leagues. Nonprofits make up over 10 percent of all private sector employment in the country, account for more than 11.4 million employees according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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