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Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 36: Myung Lee, Cities of Service

Activating Dormant Civic Engagement
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Common Impact CEO and Pro Bono Perspectives host Danielle Holly talks citizen engagement with Myung Lee, Executive Director of Cities of Service. Part of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ American Cities Initiative, Cities of Service is a nonprofit that helps mayors build stronger cities by changing the way local government and citizens work together.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 35: Sarah Beaulieu, The Uncomfortable Conversation

Continuing the Conversation
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Pro Bono Perspectives is closing out Domestic Violence Awareness Month by putting the spotlight on host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly's past conversation with Sarah Beaulieu, Founder of The Uncomfortable Conversation. The nonprofit produces short-form videos that normalize conversations about consent and healthy relationships in an effort to engage men in conversations about sexual harassment and violence.

Celebrating a Successful Pro Bono Week

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Common Impact's Pro Bono Week 2019 was an action-packed stretch of flash consulting events where skills-based volunteers across the nation lent their professional expertise to help local organizations solve business challenges and build capacity. As our celebrations come to a close, we want to take a moment to thank our corporate and nonprofit participants for their enthusiasm, ingenuity and dedication to strengthening their communities. Here’s a recap of what Common Impact and our partners accomplished during Pro Bono Week 2019!

Tackling Local Issues Through Citywide Days of Skilled Service

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When it comes to supporting their local communities, companies have a lot more to give than just their dollars. One of the most powerful resources they can contribute is the expertise of their employees and their dedication to where they work and live. For nearly two decades, Common Impact’s skills-based volunteer programs have leveraged corporate talent to address societal needs from hunger and health to education and employment. But no one company can solve these complex challenges alone.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 34: Gary Levante, Bershire Bank

Creating Effective Models for Pro Bono Service
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This Pro Bono Week bonus episode returns to Danielle Holly's conversation with Berkshire Bank's Gary Levante, now Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility & Culture. Gary leads community engagement and sustainability for Berkshire Bank and serves on the Board of Directors for IMPACT2030 and America's Charities.

Capacity Commons: Scaling Pro Bono in the Social Sector

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Skills-based volunteering offers a transformative opportunity for organizations with capacity needs with over 70% of nonprofits reporting that pro bono service would enable them to increase their impact. Skills-based volunteering connects social sector organizations to the expertise they need to address deficits in core, yet under-resourced business functions such as IT, HR, finance and marketing.

Addressing Complex Social Issues Through Pro Bono

The Future of Pro Bono
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In celebration of Pro Bono Week, Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly provided her insights on what’s next for pro bono, including issue area-focused service.

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.

Common Impact and Fidelity Investments Scale Impact Week to 9 Cities

Annual flash consulting event expands to connect nearly 500 employees with 85 nonprofit teams to solve key operational challenges
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October 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is collaborating with Fidelity Investments® to expand Impact Week, its 4th annual wide-scale flash consulting event where Fidelity Investments volunteers utilize their business expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in building capacity to serve their communities.

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