Know the Rules of the GameⓇ for Community Service

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Burgandy Basulto is a Content Writer at NAWRB. She has a bachelor’s degree in both English and Philosophy, and a master’s degree in Philosophy. When she’s not reading or writing, she loves running, kickboxing, watching films, trying new restaurants she finds via Yelp, and experiencing other cultures during her travels.

Listen now for an all new episode of the podcast Know the Rules of the GameⓇ for Community Service with your host Desiree Patno, CEO & President of NAWRB, and special guest Zeeda Daniele, President at Central Park Promotions Inc., which specializes in urban housing, wealth building, music and entertainment marketing and outreach. Zeeda and Desiree talk about the responsibility organizations and boards have to give back to their local communities, such as helping to address societal issues such as homelessness and the aging population, and the best ways to serve within their capacities. Listen here:https://www.nawrb.com/podcast/ or listen on YouTube here!

Three Rules for Community Service 

  1. Don’t compare yourself to others.
  2. Face your fears and move on. 
  3. Don’t be afraid to ask others to help.

One of the rules that Zeeda shares is, “Don’t be afraid to have other people join you in the work that you are proposing to do.” If you are on a board with someone that you feel has something to offer, ask them to join you in your project to provide their unique skills and experience. You’ll might be pleasantly surprised that they might say yes. 

Prior to starting her own business. Zeeda served as National Director of Community Lending for New American Funding. Prior to joining New American Funding. Zeeda worked for Fannie Mae for over 15 years in various management roles. Where she worked to increase affordable homeownership and rental housing opportunities for low-moderate families while supporting neighborhood stabilization and revitalization in underserved communities. 

Daniele also served as AVP for Business Development in Emerging Markets for Citigroup’s Citimortgage lending operations in Southern California and Nevada managing retail and wholesale reinvestment lending strategies.  Mrs. Daniele currently serves on the board of directors for Urban League of San Diego County, LA Family Housing and Enterprise Community Partners.

Listen here:https://www.nawrb.com/podcast/ or listen on YouTube here!

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