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Building Resiliency through Pro Bono: A Taproot Foundation Pro Bono Project Guide

While Taproot will never be able to predict what challenge is coming next, we do know that pro bono can help your organization prepare to face it.
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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is highlighting our collective role in rebuilding our communities through the power of pro bono.

Pro Bono Week 2020: Rebuilding Communities Together

Pro Bono Week is a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions.
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By Lindsay Firestone Gruber, President & CEO of Taproot Foundation

The resiliency of our communities in 2020 has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. So many of you—our network of pro bono givers and receivers—have worked to move us forward in the face of countless crises. Now is the time for us to come together, bring our collective strengths to the table, and fuel the organizations doing the heavy lifting.

Connect With Virtual Volunteers to Build Your Nonprofit's Capacity

[Webinar] Dive into Taproot Foundation’s marketing, HR, and tech pro bono
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 11 AM MT // 10 AM PST

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If 2020 has proven anything, it’s that the role nonprofits play in rebuilding and strengthening families and communities has never been more vital. Get the support your organization needs to meet these rising demands by connecting with a community of 75,000+ volunteers for virtual pro bono that builds your capacity to do even more important work.

Stretch Your Professional Skills While Making a Difference

[Webinar] Volunteer virtually with nonprofits through Taproot Foundation
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Wednesday, October 28 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT 

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Koch Pro Bono Initiative Delivers Aid to Those Who Need It Most

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For some Americans, just one criminal misstep early in life can cascade into an endless stream of trouble — trouble getting a job, affording a home and even supporting a family.

Now, through Koch Industries’ pro bono initiative, many more people can access free legal help to clear charges from their records or move beyond past mistakes that have haunted them for years.

The ripple effects can be huge. Legal assistance such as clearing up records gives people a fresh start, helps strengthen their families and ultimately bolsters the communities in which Koch works.

Building the Bridge to a Better Life

How a Georgia-Pacific lawyer helped a deserving Georgia woman earn a pardon – and a new start
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Close friends and coworkers know Gwen Boyd-Willis as a woman of faith. They call her “The Bridge” in her ministry because she's always there to connect people in their time of need.

“I help people get the help that they need,” Gwen said. “If I can't help you, I'll find somebody that can.”

America Ferrera and Global Citizen Urge Latinas to #JustVote

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Actor and She Sepuede co-founder America Ferrera is urging Latinas to leverage their political power in the 2020 election, with the help of Voto Latino and Global Citizen. 

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How Can Pro Bono Counter Inequities in Nonprofit Funding?

[Webinar] Explore systemic inequity in philanthropy and how pro bono can make a difference.
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Inequity in the Nonprofit Funding Gap: How Strategic Pro Bono Can Help Counter Systemic Inequity

There is a funding gap in the nonprofit world—a gap that is deepened by systemic inequity, particularly for nonprofit leaders of color. Pro bono is one tool we can use to help bridge that gap.
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Register now to join us for our Pro Bono Week webinar Inequities in the Funding Gap (Tuesday, October 27, 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT), where we’ll explore systemic inequities in philanthropy and how strategic pro bono support can be used to counter them.

Taproot Foundation Unites Skilled Volunteers, Private and Nonprofit Sectors for Pro Bono Week 2020

Rebuilding Communities Together, sponsored by American Express, celebrates skilled volunteering as a tool to solve society’s most pressing challenges October 25 – October 31, 2020.
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NEW YORK, October 5, 2020 / 3BL Media / – Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit that connects organizations with volunteers sharing their professional expertise pro bono, will host a week of virtual events in late October celebrating Pro Bono Week 2020 in partnership with sponsor American Express. 

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