#WhyWednesday: Vanessa Roussell

Vanessa Roussell knows what it feels like to be on the receiving end of community services. Her giving back philosophy is that if one has, we should all have. As our DeKalb and South Fulton County Engagement Director, Vanessa’s goal is to ensure that all children have an opportunity to rise above their situation.

Today, hear her share why she believes in the child well-being movement and is passionate about her work at United Way of Greater Atlanta.

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