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Northern Trust Celebrates National Volunteer Month

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Over the last 10 years Northern Trust employees have donated more than 1 million hours of their time. As part of National Volunteer Month, we celebrate this commitment by highlighting some of our past volunteering efforts.  

VolunteerMatch Presents the Artistry of Volunteering: Highlighting Art as Activism to Celebrate National Volunteer Week April 18 - 24, 2021

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OAKLAND, Calif., April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – VolunteerMatch announces a week of daily events to honor volunteers in celebration of National Volunteer Week April 18-24. The week will showcase artists in multiple disciplines to highlight and encourage art as activism. Emerging from the past year of a global pandemic, VolunteerMatch is activating a call for volunteers of all kinds to return to service in their communities wherever and whenever possible.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

Prove It! The Science Behind the Helper's High

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Ever heard of the helper’s high? Did you wonder if it’s as legitimate as it sounds? We’re here to share the research!

Stepping in Together To Help the Children of Lebanon

by Maha Akkari, Cisco Network Consultant Engineer
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Like many, I have searched for the meaning of life and the secret to happiness. As I grew to know myself, I discovered that helping others brings deep peace and joy to my soul. I started engaging in giving back activities at an early age, and I always made sure to lend a hand to anyone who needs it.

Private Sector Moves in to Help Vaccinate the U.S.

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Even as COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up across the United States, many Americans still struggle to find appointments. As President Biden adds to the pressure on states by directing them to make all adults eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by May 1, the private sector is moving in to help. This week, we examine how brands are utilizing their resources and teaming up to work toward putting an end to the pandemic.  

Dare to Dream, with Girl Rising and HP

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... what I did know was working towards making one’s dream come true is where the excitement and fun is. As was the challenge. Like your art, Ruksana, where your imagination rules, I too imagined how to make things possible. Believing in oneself is as important as never giving up on one’s dreams...

- Priyanka Chopra Jonas

'Happiness League' Honors Superhero Teachers

Experience Happiness Partners Recognize America’s Teachers Delivering ‘Super Skills’ for Youth Mental Wellness
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – A new nationwide initiative, “The Happiness League,” is honoring America’s teachers for their heroic efforts equipping students with social and emotional wellness skills needed to persevere and succeed in life. 

Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership: Cultural Intelligence

A deep dive into how pro bono builds cultural intelligence, one of Deloitte’s Six Traits of Inclusive Leadership.
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Taproot Foundation and Deloitte co-created Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership as free resource for businesses that demonstrates how Deloitte has leveraged pro bono as one way to help develop inclusive leadership traits and how other companies can do the same.

Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership: Commitment

A deep dive into how pro bono builds commitment, one of Deloitte’s Six Traits of Inclusive Leadership.
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Taproot Foundation and Deloitte co-created Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership as free resource for businesses that demonstrates how Deloitte has leveraged pro bono as one way to help develop inclusive leadership traits and how other companies can do the same.

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