Do you know what the year 2020 has in store for your organization? In just over 5 years from now, the Millennials (also known as Generation Y) will make up the majority of your employees and co-workers. And they’re bringing significant changes with them.
By Lily Osborne, Senior Community Relations Specialist, Corporate Social Responsibility
I became fascinated and deeply inspired by the idea of business professionals volunteering their skills to support nonprofits while working at Taproot Foundation several years ago as an AmeriCorps VISTA. I loved contributing to cross-sector collaboration, and the opportunity to bring nonprofits highly skilled talent for free.
June 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, announced today a partnership that will leverage LinkedIn's 300 million members to make it dramatically easier for nonprofits to successfully recruit skilled volunteers and board members.
Pyxera Global Speaks On The Power Of Global Pro Bono And Local Content Development To Catalyze Private Sector Investment
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Amanda MacArthur, PYXERA Global’s VP of Global Pro Bono and Engagement, will speak at “Engaging Wall Street on Power Africa” in New York City this Friday. Hosted by U.S. Congressman Gregory W. Meeks and the Congressional Black Caucus Africa Task Force, the event will outline key ways companies can access new business opportunities through “Power Africa”.
The term pro bono is most often used to describe free legal services provided by law firms, which assign a percentage of their associates’ time to helping those in need of legal advice, but who cannot afford it. Many organizations have emerged to formalize and focus this activity, notably, the pioneering Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, founded in 1969 in New York City, and now a generic term for similar arts legal advisory organizations throughout the country.
The last eight weeks have flown by in the best way possible. Our partners at Morgan Stanley just finished their last presentation to Sharon and me, sharing the insight and analysis they developed about Children of Promise, NYC over the course of the Strategy Challenge.
Posted by Rebecca from Children of Promise, NYC, New York
Although we met our Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge team just a few weeks ago, it seems as if we're already well into the project. At this point, the Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) staff and I are engaging with a member of our Morgan Stanley team on a daily basis.