Angie Tuft is the Operations and HR Director of Create Common Good, which aims to provide a place of safety and empowerment for those seeking a fresh start.
Through food service skills training and job placement assistance, CCG supports individuals facing employment barriers as they work to gain new skills and achieve self-sufficiency. Through in-prison programs, CCG supports incarcerated individuals as they build employable skills before release. Recognizing food service industry labor shortages — and that formerly incarcerated people are often passed over for job opportunities — CCG makes second chance hiring a mutually beneficial business strategy.
Stand Together Foundation is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty in America by driving change from within communities. We are building a community of social entrepreneurs who believe in people, work from the bottom up, and unite with anyone to do right. Since 2016, we have committed $120 million and counting to fuel the innovation of nonprofits throughout the country to build stronger, safer communities where all people can learn, contribute, and realize their full potential. Our goal is to help nonprofit leaders maximize their impact to transform more lives out of poverty.