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Make 2021 a Year of Giving Back

[Webinar] Dive into Taproot Pro Bono to Support Nonprofits Virtually
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Wednesday, January 27 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT  
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WEBINAR: Build Capacity in 2021 by Teaming Up with Virtual Volunteers
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Thursday, January 28 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM CT/ 10 AM PST  
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Three Upshots of Pro Bono in 2020: Key Takeaways From Taproot Foundation's Annual Corporate Day

Taproot’s annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit Corporate Day highlighted opportunities to learn, improve, grow, and expand the reach and impact of pro bono service in 2020.
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This year’s annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit Corporate Day moved to the digital space, where leaders from across sectors gathered to reflect on the challenges of 2020 and the ways in which pro bono can help in response. For many, those challenges shed light on opportunities they were able to embrace—opportunities to learn, improve, grow, and expand the reach and impact of their service.

Our conversations throughout the day covered topics from high-level visions for the future to small tweaks in implementation, but three key takeaways stood out:

Salesforce and Service: Kim Lundgren's Pro Bono Story and Suggestions for Volunteers

Many volunteers like Kim Lundgren do pro bono service because they love what they do and want to give what they’re great at to others.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.
 

Women Helping Women in the Workforce: Together We Bake's Recipe for Success

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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.
 

Getting to Work by Going Remote: How Stacks+Joules Is Empowering Students in 2020

Stacks+Joules bridges the tech opportunity gap with a specialized curriculum that prepares their students for well-paying, meaningful jobs. Pro bono experts have played a key role in helping them grow.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.

 

The world of work is evolving, and the underserved, returning citizens, and those with barriers to employment are being left behind. Workforce development organizations make sure that people in need of jobs get the training and services they need to find careers and thrive.

The Difference Great Pro Bono Can Make: How Per Scholas Uses Pro Bono to Do More

Damien Howard, Executive Vice President of Social Ventures at Per Scholas, shares how pro bono has been a key ingredient in their work.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.

Communication Is Key: Jeff Komanetsky's Pro Bono Story and Tips for Volunteers

Sharing your skills pro bono is an opportunity to both do something for others and break free from your usual role/worklife.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.
 

Building Resiliency through Pro Bono: A Taproot Foundation Pro Bono Project Guide

While Taproot will never be able to predict what challenge is coming next, we do know that pro bono can help your organization prepare to face it.
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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is highlighting our collective role in rebuilding our communities through the power of pro bono.

Pro Bono Week 2020: Rebuilding Communities Together

Pro Bono Week is a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions.
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By Lindsay Firestone Gruber, President & CEO of Taproot Foundation

The resiliency of our communities in 2020 has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. So many of you—our network of pro bono givers and receivers—have worked to move us forward in the face of countless crises. Now is the time for us to come together, bring our collective strengths to the table, and fuel the organizations doing the heavy lifting.

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