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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.

Education Anywhere: How Rumie Is Using Pro Bono to Cross the Digital Divide

Rumie is a nonprofit dedicated to removing barriers to learning through technology—founder Tariq Fancy shares how pro bono has been a resource for their work.
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2020 has been a year unlike any other. Communities around the world are working together to address and recover from compounding crises. Nonprofits of every shape and size have been stepping up to support them. And we’re spotlighting the role of pro bono service in rebuilding communities as a part of this year’s Pro Bono Week.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana: Helping Everyday People Do Extraordinary Good

“Helping everyday people do extraordinary good” is how Blue Cross defines their Community Partnerships work, and they strive to live up to that goal.
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Taproot Foundation is highlighting the partnerships we need to Rebuild Our Communities—Together during Pro Bono Week 2020.

People of Pro Bono: How Jessica Nelson Made a Difference in a Challenging Year

“I would absolutely encourage people to apply for pro bono work, no matter where you are in your professional journey.” - Jessica Nelson,
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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is highlighting nonprofits, volunteers, and companies that are making a difference in the world through the power of pro bono.

Connect With Virtual Volunteers to Build Your Nonprofit's Capacity

[Webinar] Dive into Taproot Foundation’s marketing, HR, and tech pro bono
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 11 AM MT // 10 AM PST

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If 2020 has proven anything, it’s that the role nonprofits play in rebuilding and strengthening families and communities has never been more vital. Get the support your organization needs to meet these rising demands by connecting with a community of 75,000+ volunteers for virtual pro bono that builds your capacity to do even more important work.

Stretch Your Professional Skills While Making a Difference

[Webinar] Volunteer virtually with nonprofits through Taproot Foundation
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Wednesday, October 28 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT 

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Koch Pro Bono Initiative Delivers Aid to Those Who Need It Most

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For some Americans, just one criminal misstep early in life can cascade into an endless stream of trouble — trouble getting a job, affording a home and even supporting a family.

Now, through Koch Industries’ pro bono initiative, many more people can access free legal help to clear charges from their records or move beyond past mistakes that have haunted them for years.

The ripple effects can be huge. Legal assistance such as clearing up records gives people a fresh start, helps strengthen their families and ultimately bolsters the communities in which Koch works.

Building the Bridge to a Better Life

How a Georgia-Pacific lawyer helped a deserving Georgia woman earn a pardon – and a new start
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Close friends and coworkers know Gwen Boyd-Willis as a woman of faith. They call her “The Bridge” in her ministry because she's always there to connect people in their time of need.

“I help people get the help that they need,” Gwen said. “If I can't help you, I'll find somebody that can.”

America Ferrera and Global Citizen Urge Latinas to #JustVote

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Actor and She Sepuede co-founder America Ferrera is urging Latinas to leverage their political power in the 2020 election, with the help of Voto Latino and Global Citizen. 

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How Can Pro Bono Counter Inequities in Nonprofit Funding?

[Webinar] Explore systemic inequity in philanthropy and how pro bono can make a difference.
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