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Pro Bono Perspectives S3E24: Teresa Pelletier, Fidelity Investments & Wendy Matheny, Ichor Strategies

How to Build True, Transformative Corporate-Community Partnerships
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Get an inside look at the tactics top companies are using to build more inclusive, equitable culture and support the fight against racism in their communities. Find out how your organization can move from transactional to transformative change and strengthen employee and customer loyalty in the process. Plus, as we approach the end of year giving season, learn what equity-minded philanthropy and service look like and how they drive stronger results for nonprofits and their causes.

Skills-Based Volunteers Give Critical Support to Racial Equity Nonprofits

The Allstate Foundation and Common Impact collaborate for large-scale day of skills-based volunteering
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NEW YORK and NORTHBROOK, Ill., November 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteering, and The Allstate Foundation are collaborating again on November 17 for another day of service, this time strengthening nonprofits dedicated to advancing racial equity and creating a more just society.

Pro Bono Week Pride: Common Impact Provides $500,000 in Skills-Based Volunteering for Nonprofits

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As Common Impact reflects back on Pro Bono Week, we couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve accomplished together! In October 2021 alone, we worked with over 1,400 volunteers on 40 pro bono projects to generate nearly $500K in value for more than 50 nonprofits!

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E22: Dan Noyes, Tech Goes Home

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Last week, Tech Goes Home Co-CEO Dan Noyes joined host Danielle Holly at Common Impact’s Skills for Cities for a Community Conversation on the role cross-sector partnerships can play in addressing the digital divide and advancing racial equity.

Cross-Sector Solutions for Digital Inclusion

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Happy International Internet Day! This week during Common Impact's Skills for Cities Fall 2021, CEO Danielle Holly moderated a Community Conversation exploring the role cross-sector partnerships can play in addressing the digital divide and advancing racial equity.

Walmart.org Center for Racial Equity Update: Creating Career Pathways through Education

By Patti Constantakis, PhD
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Education means something different to everyone. Being part of a family of educators, early on, I understood that education can open doors to opportunity. But growing up in a mixed-race family on the U.S.-Mexico border, I also saw firsthand the numerous barriers to opportunity within the education system – particularly for Black and African Americans. And for the working adults around me, those barriers were even bigger. As a society, we have not paid enough attention to such barriers and the factors that hold people back.

Skills for Cities: Common Impact to Connect Corporate and Nonprofit Worlds to Advance Efforts Around Racial and Digital Equity

One-day skills-based volunteer event will bring nonprofits together with their corporate peers to create actionable solutions for capacity-building challenges
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NEW YORK, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Among the many consequences of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the outsized negative impact it has had on communities of color and the organizations that serve them. Pre-existing challenges like the digital divide have been exacerbated, with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) facing less access to reliable internet service and the devices needed to access digital work opportunities, online education, and, increasingly, essential needs like healthcare.

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Pillars of Accelerating Racial Equality, Equity and Inclusion

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Fifth Third Bancorp’s $2.8 billion Accelerating Racial Equality, Equity and Inclusion initiative is focused on four strategic pillars that directly impact customers and communities with targeted outcomes. We will track progress and measure success in the following areas:

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Advancing Racial Equity through Entrepreneurship

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Comcast NBCUniversal recently joined leading changemakers (leaders) on a panel focused on the Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Racial Equity at the 2021 Social Innovation Summit.

Closing the Gaps With Living Cities

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This blog was posted on behalf of Natasha Martell Jackson, Social Equity Program Office at Intel. She shares her conversation with guest Ben Hecht, President and CEO at Living Cities.

Intel has a long history of leadership in diversity, inclusion and corporate responsibility. We recognize that a critical focus on equity is needed to achieve a fully inclusive workplace and society. This is the work we are committed to- within Intel and across our communities.

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