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Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 39: Celebrating a Year of Social Impact Conversations With Danielle Holly

Reflecting on Trends in Volunteering, Philanthropy, Corporate Activism and Disaster Resiliency
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In the season 1 finale of Pro Bono Perspectives, host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly looks back on more than a year of social impact conversations with insightful, inspiring change leaders across sectors and industries.

Common Impact Connections Newsletter: Giving Tuesday Edition

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Donate your skills and expertise this holiday season!

Celebrating a Successful Pro Bono Week

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Common Impact's Pro Bono Week 2019 was an action-packed stretch of flash consulting events where skills-based volunteers across the nation lent their professional expertise to help local organizations solve business challenges and build capacity. As our celebrations come to a close, we want to take a moment to thank our corporate and nonprofit participants for their enthusiasm, ingenuity and dedication to strengthening their communities. Here’s a recap of what Common Impact and our partners accomplished during Pro Bono Week 2019!

Capacity Commons: Scaling Pro Bono in the Social Sector

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Skills-based volunteering offers a transformative opportunity for organizations with capacity needs with over 70% of nonprofits reporting that pro bono service would enable them to increase their impact. Skills-based volunteering connects social sector organizations to the expertise they need to address deficits in core, yet under-resourced business functions such as IT, HR, finance and marketing.

The Future of Pro Bono

Celebrating Pro Bono Week 2019
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Happy Pro Bono Week! Today, Common Impact is kicking off a week-long celebration of all things skills-based volunteering. We’ll be sharing on-the-ground reports from some of the country’s largest pro bono programs taking place throughout the week from Fidelity Investments’ Impact Week to Charles Schwab’s Pro Bono Challenge.

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 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.

Using Skills-Based Volunteerism to Diversify STEM Leadership

by Krista Van Tassel
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Through our work developing strategic partnerships that engage business professionals to create positive community change, we see two major STEM education challenges that skilled volunteerism can help address. Last week, we wrote about how skills-based volunteerism can help build capacity within the social sector to effectively deliver STEM education. Today we are sharing our perspective on how STEM education and volunteering can increase representation for women and diverse communities in both the social and corporate sector.

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