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Honoring AAPI Month

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Asian hate crime has increased ten times since Covid-19 reared its ugly head, with racism and extreme violence threatening the lives of many members of the AAPI community (Asian American and Pacific Islander).

Asian Americans claim to have been targeted more than a staggering 500 times in the last two months, according to Stop AAPI Hate, a coalition that tracks violence and harassment against the community.

It has released data highlighting the number of incidents reported, which surged from 3,795 to 6,603 in March of this year alone.

International Paper Launches Signature Pro Bono Initiative Campaign; Will Assist Individuals Living in Underserved Communities

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – May 26, 2021 – International Paper (NYSE: IP) recently announced the kickoff of the Signature Pro Bono Initiative, marking a significant milestone for the legal community in Tennessee and for individuals living in the state’s underserved communities. As part of the Tennessee Pro Bono Services Alliance, this initiative will help deliver equal justice to Tennessee residents by focusing specifically on expungement, voter rights restoration and driver’s license reinstatement.

Recognizing ON Semiconductor Employees Making a Positive Impact through Volunteerism

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This National Volunteer Month, we are recognizing ON Semiconductor employees who have been exceptionally active in giving back to their local communities through nonprofit board member roles and volunteerism. We thank them for making a difference!

Elizabeth Greene

Giving Back Through Virtual Pro Bono

Dive into Taproot Pro Bono to Support Nonprofits Virtually
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NortonLifeLock Offers Virtual Volunteer Opportunities to Power Change

By Kimberly Bishop, Corporate Responsibility
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In April of 2020, during the early stages of what has been a long-enduring pandemic, there were people all over the world stepping up to help out in a variety of much-needed ways. Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, declared April to be “Global Volunteer Month” as a way of recognizing those who were supporting the most vulnerable populations during this time of extreme need.[1]

Our Commitment to Community for a Just Society

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We're proud to continue our partnership with organizations that are dedicated to breaking down barriers. From Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta to Habitat for Humanity, Georgia-Pacific is committed to investing in organizations making a difference.

How Adobe and Team4Tech Scaled Virtual Volunteering Experiences and Boosted Engagement

By Julie Clugage, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Team4Tech
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“Paralysis” is how one Adobe corporate social responsibility leader described March 2020. Seemingly overnight, all in-person volunteering programs at the multinational software company halted. As the pandemic dragged on, Adobe was forced to completely redefine its employee volunteering initiatives.

Northern Trust Celebrates National Volunteer Month

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Over the last 10 years Northern Trust employees have donated more than 1 million hours of their time. As part of National Volunteer Month, we celebrate this commitment by highlighting some of our past volunteering efforts.  

Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership: Cultural Intelligence

A deep dive into how pro bono builds cultural intelligence, one of Deloitte’s Six Traits of Inclusive Leadership.
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Taproot Foundation and Deloitte co-created Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership as free resource for businesses that demonstrates how Deloitte has leveraged pro bono as one way to help develop inclusive leadership traits and how other companies can do the same.

Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership: Cognizance of Bias

A deep dive into how pro bono builds cognizance of bias, one of Deloitte’s Six Traits of Inclusive Leadership.
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Taproot Foundation and Deloitte co-created Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership as free resource for businesses that demonstrates how Deloitte has leveraged pro bono as one way to help develop inclusive leadership traits and how other companies can do the same. This profile from that resource showcases how a professional at Deloitte has connected pro bono experiences to their own leadership development.

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Taproot Foundation and Deloitte co-created Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership as free resource for businesses that demonstrates how Deloitte has leveraged pro bono as one way to help develop inclusive leadership traits and how other companies can do the same. This profile from that resource showcases how a professional at Deloitte has connected pro bono experiences to their own leadership development.

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