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4 Things You Should Know About National Black Voter Day

Over 40 civil rights organizations teamed up to promote Black voter participation.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Exercising the right to vote is crucial to maintaining a fair democracy. The Black vote can impact state, national, and international policies when it comes to ending extreme poverty and achieving the Global Goals. Voter suppression disproportionately impacts communities of color and their ability to support policies and leaders that serve their needs. You can join us by taking action and checking your voter registration status here.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Exercising the right to vote is crucial to maintaining a fair democracy. The Black vote can impact state, national, and international policies when it comes to ending extreme poverty and achieving the Global Goals. Voter suppression disproportionately impacts communities of color and their ability to support policies and leaders that serve their needs. You can join us by taking action and checking your voter registration status here.

 

It's Preparedness Month. Here's How to Get Ready for Natural Disasters

Duke Energy employees made storm kits to help people prepare for natural disasters; you can make a kit, too.
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If there’s a big storm or other emergency, you won’t have time to pack the things you need. But if you have a storm kit prepared, you’ll be ready.

That’s why Duke Energy provided storm kits to nonprofits in its service area.

“As storm threats continue to grow, we want to ensure our most vulnerable communities have access to these storm kits to help them prepare and stay safe,” said Kevin McLaughlin, the company’s vice president of government affairs and community relations in North Carolina.

[GET THE GUIDE] Civic Engagement: Purpose Over Politics

3 ways any company can empower their people in the 2020 U.S. election
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Mixing business and politics doesn’t have to be risky if the goal is engagement and inclusion, not taking sides. Companies can be pro-people and pro-democracy without being partisan. And there’s nothing more democratic than engaging people in empowered ways that help them learn, stay informed, exercise their right to vote and take sustained action on the issues that matter to them.

This nonpartisan guide can help you empower your people to take civic action. Here’s what’s inside:

[WEBINAR] Making the Most of Your Annual Campaign in 2020

How to inspire engagement and drive impact in an unusual time
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With all of the change and disruption this year, CSR programs can be more impactful than ever. As your annual campaign plans begin to take shape, how can you channel the challenges of 2020 into fresh opportunities to build engagement and connection — and create real social impact — when it’s needed most?

Join Benevity's webinar on Sept. 24 to hear how TELUS and Genentech are turning a year of change into a year of impact. You’ll learn:

With Less Than 50 Days to Election, More Artists Join Global Citizen and Headcount 'Just Vote' Campaign Targeting Young Voters

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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election
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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election

Raising Civic-Minded Children to Become Allied Adults as We Remember the Birmingham Bombing

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  “How can I help?” is a question we often utter when those around us are struggling – even suffering – and we’re actually feeling helpless. We want to do something immediately to make all the pain and discomfort go away, for them and for us. Times like these place us in these kinds of moments with memories of tragic violence, current racial unrest, thousands dying needlessly from a poorly managed pandemic – and our children adjusting to all kinds of varied scenarios for the 2020-2021 school year.

Join a Global Community of Virtual Volunteers on Taproot Plus

Learn how to partner up with social good causes at Taproot’s latest webinar
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REGISTER NOW

Wednesday, September 30 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

Make a difference by teaming up with social good causes…virtually! More people than ever are turning to NGOs and charities for support during this challenging time. By donating your professional skills, you can help these organizations build the capacity they need to do even more amazing work for communities around the globe.

Virtual Support From an Army of Skilled Volunteers

Taproot Foundation’s pro bono services available in the UK, EU, and India!
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REGISTER NOW

Tuesday, September 29 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

If you work at a charity or NGO, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to a lack of budget or in-house expertise. With the support of Taproot Plus volunteers donating their professional marketing, technology, strategy, HR, and finance skills for free, you can make those plans a reality. 

Anne Cox Chambers Award Announced

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A love for her communities. A passion for helping others. A commitment to doing the right thing. These are just a few of the values of Anne Cox Chambers. To honor her legacy, our company has created an award in her name that recognizes Cox employees who are making an impact through volunteerism and community service. The inaugural winner is Christine Romero, a client solutions specialist at Cox Automotive.

Finding a Way to Help

Joining With Other Prominent Nonprofits to Spark Service, VolunteerMatch Supports Nationwide Day of Virtual Volunteering to Remember 9/11 on Its 19th Anniversary

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – VolunteerMatch is the standout technological partner with 9/11 Day as it launches a new digital initiative, “9/11 Day at Home,” to provide meaningful ways for millions of Americans to honor the victims and first responders on September 11, 2001.

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