Program to reach 4,000 middle school-aged children in Racine, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois
RACINE, Wis., April 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson, the maker of household consumer brands including Windex®, OFF!® and method®, today announced a partnership with 4th Family, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth in underserved communities by combining the relevance of sports with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning. The partnership will create the “STEM & Sport Team Up,” a learning program that features the science behind the sports children love to play.
An intensive one-day event during National Volunteer Week will bring together North Carolina social sector leaders and corporate volunteers to solve critical capacity challenges
NEW YORK, April 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a national leader in skills-based volunteering, will host its flagship event, Skills for Cities, on April 20 to connect nonprofits across North Carolina with social sector leaders to generate solutions for their pressing capacity-building challenges.
Partnership Also Creates Pathways to Greater Economic Opportunity for Underserved Communities
RACINE, Wis., January 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Plastic Bank®, a social enterprise revolutionizing the global supply chain for recycled ocean-bound plastic, announced today it has stopped 2 billion plastic bottles from entering the ocean. Its global partnership with SC Johnson, an industry-leading manufacturer of household consumer brands such as Windex®, Mr Muscle® and Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day®, has accounted for more than half of this environmental achievement while providing additional income for people in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities.
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.
Pro Bono Week is almost here and we’re thrilled to be spotlighting another one of the many dedicated skills-based volunteers we have the pleasure of working with. Today we hear from Cate Hewett, State Street’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), about a project she completed in June with nonprofit Riverside Industries, Inc.
The pandemic continues to widen the opportunity gap and adversely impact students and job-seekers, especially those who already faced systemic barriers to career success. We need innovative, collaborative, community-driven solutions to ensure that communities that have been disproportionately affected can have equal access to economic mobility. Those solutions can often feel amorphous or unattainable, but – if you look closely at the work of local organizations – there are powerful collaborations that are meaningfully building equity every day.
This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.
GoDaddy, the company empowering everyday entrepreneurs around the world, has teamed up with Silver Lining to create the Local Leader’s Action Plan to inspire local leaders to create positive change for microbusiness and spark conversation within communities.