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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.

Pro Bono Service Remains a Key to Unlocking Corporate Purpose

By Alison Vultaggio, Associate Director, Corporate Leadership, CECP
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Pro Bono service has been a cornerstone of corporate volunteerism for decades.  As the kids would say, it’s the “OG” of skills based volunteerism.  

As companies continue to refine their corporate responsibility strategies to 1. align more closely with business goals and 2.  enhance the impact of the nonprofit organizations they support, pro bono service has shone stronger than ever as a win-win-win opportunity for the business, its employees and the communities they and their nonprofit partners serve.

Global Pro Bono and the "Human Touch"

Five skills necessary to survive in the 4th industrial revolution
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It’s fair to say that a majority of jobs in industrialized economies today require some proficiency in Microsoft Office and other elementary computer skills. However, don’t be surprised when the next job description you see includes creativity or high emotional intelligence leading the list of required skills.

Skills for Cities Boston to Provide $100,000 Worth of Skills-Based Volunteering in a Single Day

Corporate Volunteers Gather to Provide Local Nonprofits with Professional Expertise in a Day of “Flash Consulting”
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BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - More than 80 corporate volunteers will join with Common Impact, a nationally recognized leader in skills-based volunteerism, for a day of flash-consulting, a one-day volunteer marathon, to support 15 Boston-based nonprofit organizations. Participants will lend their expertise in accounting, finance, tech, human resources, marketing and other specialties, a donation of time and talent that will deliver an estimated $100,000 to the Boston community.

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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Amplifying Your Pro Bono Story

A step-by-step approach to developing an effective storytelling strategy
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For corporate pro bono practitioners, telling stories is critical. By communicating the impact of your pro bono programming effectively, you’ll promote your company’s social good initiatives both internally and externally. Those efforts can help elevate your company’s brand and position in the field—that’s the power of a good story.

Crafting a Pro Bono Story That Resonates

A step-by-step approach to developing an effective pro bono storytelling strategy
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For corporate pro bono practitioners, telling stories is critical. By communicating the impact of your pro bono programming effectively, you’ll promote your company’s social good initiatives both internally and externally. Those efforts can help elevate your company’s brand and position in the field—that’s the power of a good story.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 27: Kathleen LaValle, Dallas CASA

Celebrating International Youth Day
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In honor of International Youth Day on August 12th, Common Impact's Pro Bono Perspectives podcast is revisiting a past episode with Kathleen LaValle, President & CEO of Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). This nonprofit is dedicated to recruiting, training and supervising community volunteers who advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children and help ensure they have safe, permanent homes where they can thrive.

Common Impact Connections Newsletter: Capacity Commons Edition

In this issue: The launch of Capacity Commons, social impact projects at work, new Board members and more!
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Skills-based volunteerism has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years, but pro bono support can be harder to come by in certain regions of the U.S. Even where it is easily accessible, social impact organizations sometimes need help in creating and managing successful skilled volunteer projects. 

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.

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