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How MailChimp Employees Volunteer Their Time

MailChimp has always been proud to call Atlanta home, and since 2013 we’ve been dedicated to helping it be better, weirder, and more human by investing in people and organizations that add value to the city. Last year, we took our community involvement one step further…

Cultivating Equity with MailChimp Community College

This week marks the start of MailChimp Community College in partnership with the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.

Over the next few months, a cohort of 12 MailChimp employees will have the opportunity to think broadly about equity in our community. To explore what that means for a city like Atlanta, civic leaders, nonprofit executives, community organizers, and seasoned philanthropists will address topics like infrastructure and education, as well as intergenerational cycles of poverty. The cohort will graduate from the program with a better understanding of our city’s nonprofit ecosystem—and our company’s role in it.

How Tough Conversations Fuel MailChimp’s Community Involvement

I’ll be honest: Last summer, it was really hard for me to get work done. As I sat at my desk all day, it seemed like tensions and conflicts around race, identity, and diversity were boiling over across the globe. Around the office, my MailChimp coworkers were talking privately, trying to figure out what was …

The Life of a MailChimp Ad

Earlier this month, the AJC Decatur Book Festival brought together more than 85,000 people and hundreds of authors just a few miles from our office. Congressman John Lewis gave the keynote address, roughly coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom as well as the release of his new graphic …

Social Networks and The Changing Face of the MailChimp Customer Community

As a MailChimp user, we value your feedback and think it’s important for you to have an easy way to share your thoughts with us. Frankly, it’s where we get all our ideas, so we don’t just "value" your feedback–we need your feedback. That’s why we set up The Jungle, our private customer community on the Ning platform, …