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Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 17 - The Impact of Female Leadership With Syretta Hill

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In recognition of Women’s History Month, Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly teams up with Syretta Hill, Executive Director of StepUp Durham, to reflect on workplace power dynamics and how women are doing things differently. Together, they explore how reinforcing traditionally female leadership qualities like collaboration and empathy fosters dynamic thinking and bold teams who are empowered to create maximal impacts for their communities.

Common Impact, Sustainable Food Center and the Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge

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After one year implementing the strategies they learned at the 2017 Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge, the Sustainable Food Center is reporting some big impact. Its Farmers’ Market WIC program has grown three-fold. The organization has even brought on another staff member to manage the expanding program

Episode 16: Having Uncomfortable Conversations with Sarah Beaulieu

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Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly talks to Sarah Beaulieu, the founder of The Uncomfortable Conversation, a nonprofit that produces short-form videos that normalize conversations about consent, healthy relationships, and advocacy. Sarah is an expert at engaging men in conversations about sexual harassment and violence, and shares more about her work to support survivors of sexual violence. 

"I'm not here on this earth to share my story. I'm here on this earth to create a world where no more stories need to be told."

CityLink & Fidelity Investments Partner to Propel Cincinnati Workers into Living Wage Jobs

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In April of 2018, Common Impact launched an exciting project between Fidelity Investments and CityLink Center – one that would support the nonprofit in providing additional hard-skills training programs that would propel its clients into living wage jobs. 

CityLink & Fidelity Investments Partner to Propel Cincinnati Workers into Living Wage Jobs

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In April of 2018, Common Impact launched an exciting project between Fidelity Investments and CityLink Center – one that would support the nonprofit in providing additional hard-skills training programs that would propel its clients into living wage jobs. 

Boston Debate League Benefits From Skills for Cities

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Last year, Common Impact worked with IMPACT2030 and Social Venture Partners Boston to demonstrate the power of cross-sector collaboration and skilled volunteerism by piloting the first-ever Skills for Cities Boston, hosted at The Boston Fed.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 15 - Leigh Phillips, EARN

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In this episode of Pro Bono Perspectives, Leigh Phillips, CEO of EARN, shares more about her work using technology to empower low-income Americans to take charge of their financial lives.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 14 - Daniel Horgan, MENTOR

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As National Mentoring Month (January) comes to a close, we are excited to share the incredible cross-sector career of Daniel Horgan, Senior Director, Corporate Engagement at MENTOR, where he is responsible for building and managing corporate partnerships that help close the youth mentoring gap in America while meeting business goals.

Pro Bono Perspectives: Episode 13 - Krista Canellakis, City & County of San Francisco

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We are thrilled to welcome, Krista Canellakis to Pro Bono Perspectives! Krista is the Chief Innovation Officer for the city and county of San Francisco. In her role, she connects creative people to projects that make cities more livable, inclusive and responsive. One of her office's signature programs is Civic Bridge, a program that puts pro bono talent from private sector professionals to work in solving critical city issues - you can see why we are excited to learn more!​

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 12 - Whitney Hampton, Gap Foundation

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We are so excited to welcome Whitney Hampton, Senior Manager at Gap Foundation to Pro Bono Perspectives to share her cross-sector journey! In her day-to-day role, Whitney manages Gap Inc's employee engagement programs. Whitney has a career that spans the nonprofit, public and private sectors starting her career at the nonprofit organization, KaBoom!  Whitney brings a unique cross-sector perspective to this conversation and is particularly excited about ways in which businesses and nonprofits can work together to create social change. 

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