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Tuesday’s Children Wins Ninth Annual U.S. Strategy Challenge

Morgan Stanley employees contribute over 8,000 hours to strategy development for nine nonprofits in U.S. Strategy Challenge–more than 110 Charities helped since launch
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May 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the completion of the ninth annual U.S. Strategy Challenge, a ten-week program in which top-performing Morgan Stanley employees provide pro-bono strategic advice to nonprofit organizations on mission critical challenges. This year, nine nonprofits participated in the program, and Morgan Stanley teams presented final strategic recommendations for each nonprofit in a competition at Morgan Stanley’s New York headquarters on May 24.

Morgan Stanley Volunteers Build New Play Space For Chicago Youth As Part of Healthy Cities Initiative

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NEW YORK, July 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today will construct a new playground as part of its Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Chicago initiative.  In partnership with KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all children, Morgan Stanley employee volunteers will help build the safe play space that will benefit more than 300 kids from Chicago Collegiate Charter School and the surrounding community.

Continuing the Conversation on Integrating Leadership Development and Pro Bono with Amanda MacArthur, of PYXERA Global, and Pfizer

The Conference Board’s 21st Annual Leadership Development Conference in Chicago
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CHICAGO, June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Amanda MacArthur, VP , Global Pro Bono and Engagement at PYXERA Global will speak at The Conference Board’s 21st Annual Leadership Development Conference. Building on the New York event Ms. MacArthur will continue the conversation in leadership development on pro bono as a panelist on, Global Leadership: Innovation in Executive Development at Pfizer, on June 4th in Chicago.

Legal Fellowship Works to Keep Families Together

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By Whitney Rubenstein, Equal Justice Works Fellow

Ms. Matthews, a client of the East Bay Community Law Center, is a black, single mother of three living in Oakland public housing.  She has worked hard to create a stable life and home for her family despite often lacking resources.  However, when Ms. Matthew’s 16-year-old son was arrested, she faced an impossible decision: ban her son from the family home or keep her family intact but risk eviction and homelessness.

Doing Well by Doing Good: It Works!

Celebrating Pro Bono Week 2014
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A guest post by Pamela Paton, Financial Services Executive and Common Impact Board Member

After 30 years of managing people in the corporate world, I've learned that the best employees are happy employees.  Not just happy because their job is challenging and the salary is great, but because the company that they work for recognizes the importance of giving back to one's community.  This concept is not new, even Ben Franklin referred to it long ago, and there are many studies available on the topic.

BNY Mellon Recognized as Outstanding Legal Department by New York Law Journal for Pro Bono Work

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NEW YORK, February 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ — BNY Mellon’s Legal Department is one of seven to receive an Outstanding Legal Department Award from the New York Law Journal. The recognition is for setting a pro bono standard in the State of New York and nationally with its comprehensive, employee-led pro bono program providing exceptionally high-quality legal work for many of the state’s most vulnerable citizens. The New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) nominated BNY Mellon for the honor, to be awarded on March 10.

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