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Suzanna Valdez Wolfe Joins Taproot Foundation as First Chief Impact Officer

Suzanna Valdez Wolfe has joined Taproot Foundation as the organization’s first Chief Impact Officer, Taproot’s President & CEO, Lindsay Firestone Gruber announced today.
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February 9, 2021, SAN FRANCISCO, /3BL Media/ – Suzanna Valdez Wolfe has joined Taproot Foundation as the organization’s first Chief Impact Officer, Taproot’s President & CEO, Lindsay Firestone Gruber announced today.

Taproot Foundation's 2020 Nonprofit Resiliency Survey: Key Takeaways

Download the key takeaways from Taproot Foundation's 2020 nonprofit survey on how the COVID-19 pandemic affected their operations, programmatic work, and fundraising ability.
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Find Taproot Foundation's 2020 Nonprofit Resiliency Survey: Key Takeaways here.

The past year has challenged us all in ways we never expected. Yet through it all, we've been able turn to nonprofits for support.

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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Prepare for Pivots With Support From Taproot Skilled Volunteers

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 Mountain Lion Cubs, Rescued from California Wildfires, Find New Home with Help from FedEx

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The 2020 California wildfire season brought unprecedented destruction. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California experienced 9,639 fires, burning more than 4 million acres of land. These statistics not only beat the previous year (6,872 fires and 1.4 million acres burned), but also the 5-year average, which sits at 5,674 fires and 446,052 acres burned. 

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.

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