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Free Webinar: An Introduction to Skills-Based Volunteering

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Webinar: The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteerism

Wednesday, September 18 @ 1pm ET / 10am PT

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Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 27: Kathleen LaValle, Dallas CASA

Celebrating International Youth Day
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In honor of International Youth Day on August 12th, Common Impact's Pro Bono Perspectives podcast is revisiting a past episode with Kathleen LaValle, President & CEO of Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). This nonprofit is dedicated to recruiting, training and supervising community volunteers who advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children and help ensure they have safe, permanent homes where they can thrive.

Common Impact Connections Newsletter: Capacity Commons Edition

In this issue: The launch of Capacity Commons, social impact projects at work, new Board members and more!
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Skills-based volunteerism has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years, but pro bono support can be harder to come by in certain regions of the U.S. Even where it is easily accessible, social impact organizations sometimes need help in creating and managing successful skilled volunteer projects. 

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 25: May Malik, NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

Creating a Fairer New York
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Host Danielle Holly is joined by May Malik, Deputy Commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), to talk about how the city, local nonprofits and dedicated volunteers are working to promote the wellbeing of immigrant New Yorkers.

New Online Platform Provides Social Change Organizations with a One-Stop Shop for Skills-Based Volunteering

Capacity Commons Enables Organizations to Define and Manage Pro Bono Projects and Measure their Financial Value and Social Impact
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ST. PAUL, Minn, June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ Common Impact, a national nonprofit that designs and implements skills-based volunteer programs, today launched Capacity Commons, a new online platform to accelerate the adoption of skilled volunteerism for social sector organizations.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 22 - Susan Portugal, Bank of America

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Host Danielle Holly speaks with Susan Portugal, SVP and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Director at Bank of America, who reflects on the challenges and excitement of integrating social purpose into existing business structures. Susan reveals that when it comes to making ESG sustainable, one of the most effective tactics is showing employees what’s in it for them in terms of their own work and priorities.

Latin American Companies Actively Seek to Deepen Social Impact

The Global Pro Bono Network Summit for Latin America draws diverse participants to discuss social progress through cross-sector collaboration.
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Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a common agenda for the public, private, and social sectors in Latin America, and while partnership is recognized as a critical component toward this end, there has been no obvious pathway for cross-sector engagement and collaboration.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 21 – Rachael Weiss Riley, Two Sigma Data Clinic

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Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Two Sigma Data Clinic Director Rachael Weiss Riley to discuss the role of data in skills-based corporate philanthropy and why communication, collaboration and mindfulness are essential for conducting insightful research and becoming an effective “data storyteller.” Conscious of the fact that collecting data can be daunting

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 19 - Colleen Olphert, Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

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Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Colleen Olphert, Director of Membership and Member Services at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC). Since 1985, BCCCC has been helping companies align corporate citizenship objectives and business goals to create a more sustainable and prosperous future for all.

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