We asked members of the community how their organizations help the community. We’ve shared some of the responses below.

David Aspinall | CEO, auticon US

auticon provides high-quality technology careers to autistic adults, who experience high rates of unemployment and underemployment. We also help companies become more inclusive of autistic and neurodivergent employees. Our model is that we hire talented autistic technology professionals and integrate them into client companies, performing as software developers, data analysts, QA engineers, and more. Read more>>

Jeremy Goodloe | Disc Jockey

For my entire life I’ve always been a person who has tried to bring joy to people’s life. I was never musically gifted, but i loved music, hence my desire to dj! I feel like I’ve been able to bring joy to all the people I’ve dj’d for. Weddings are my favorite because the dj is one of the most important parts of the ceremony. I love bringing folks vision into existence and i believe I’ve been able to do that successfully throughout the years. Read more>>

Paisley Elliott | Founder and Chief Ideas Officer

Paisley’s pals was started when I was 5. When I first learned about refugees I was heartbroken and I knew I had to do something. My first project was collecting stuffed animals for kids in Syria. But then Ilearned that it didn’t actually help anyone. I learned that education is the best way to make an impact. Read more>>