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Orange Duffel Bag Foundation
2000 Riveredge Pkwy. Suite 200
The Orange Duffel Bag Foundation provides coaching, training and ongoing mentoring to at-risk youth; support to their guardians and caring adults; and service to the community in a spirit of offering hope and enriching young lives.
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Echo Garrett is the co-founder/Board Chair of Orange Duffel Bag Initiative (ODBI), a nonprofit that does certified executive life plan coaching with homeless youth, high poverty youth and teens aging out of foster care.
won the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award from Emory University
and was featured in the Dec. 15, 2013, issue of "Parade.
The coaching is based on her
multi-award winning book My Orange Duffel Bag: A Journey to Radical Change, winner of 8 national awards and 2 international awards.
frequently speaks on how we can help our nation's most vulnerable teens become self-sufficient.
has written or contributed to 12 other books, including Why
Don't They Just Get a Job?: One Couple's
Mission to End Poverty in Their Community, and has been published in more than 75 national outlets including Parade
, Delta Sky
, and Business Week
Echo has been interviewed on Good Morning America, CNBC, CNN, NY-1 and served as editor-in-chief of Atlanta Woman magazine.
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Echo Garrett, President, The Orange Duffel Bag Foundation
Officers & Board Members | ODBI
Co-Founder of the Orange Duffel Bag Initiative/Journalist, Author, Speaker
Board Chair & Co-Founder of the Orange Duffel Bag Initiative/Journalist, Author, Speaker
Louisiana Family Impact Seminar #6
Echo Garrett, Board Chair/Co-founder, Orange Duffel Bag Foundation