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Pro Bono Perspectives S2E25: Shalu Umapathy, IDEO.org

Innovation & People-Centered Design for a More Just Tomorrow
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Shalu Umapathy, Managing Director of New Ventures at IDEO.org, joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to share how her organization creates a more just and inclusive world through people-centered design. As the nonprofit arm of the  innovation and design firm by the same name, IDEO.org partners with organizations to pioneer new ways of working and builds tools that help millions of people learn and practice human-centered design.

Webinar Recording - Introduction to Insights & Impact: Measuring the Social Impact of Volunteerism

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The private, public, and social sectors have long been stuck on how to define the value of donated time – the inspirational stories and output reporting we’ve all relied on just don’t tell the whole story. Common Impact was ready for a better way, so we worked closely with the measurement experts at True Impact to move beyond outputs and look at the real value-add volunteerism – and in particular, skilled volunteerism – can deliver for communities.

Pro Bono Week 2020: A Snapshot of Skills-Based Volunteering in the COVID-19 Era

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Pro Bono Week 2020 came at a time of unprecedented difficulty and uncertainty, but in spite of that – or even for that very reason – it produced some of the strongest, most inspiring, and most necessary cross-sector collaborations we’ve ever witnessed. Corporate, public sector, and nonprofit professionals participated in everything from webinars and conferences to skills-based volunteering projects ranging a day or a week or several months, all in the name of better supporting their communities through COVID-19, racial injustice, and intractable societal challenges.

Cruise is Driving Communities Forward

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As the second wave of COVID-19 surges, so does the urgency of needs in our most vulnerable communities, which have been disproportionately impacted by the resultant economic instability.  Basic needs – food, work, housing, health – are at risk for many.

How Verizon Helped Nonprofits Pivot their Marketing Strategies for the Continuing COVID-19 Crisis

A Virtual Volunteering Day of Service Case Study from Common Impact
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As COVID-19 unfolds, many nonprofits find themselves facing an urgent need to revamp their digital marketing strategies to navigate the unprecedented situation. In June 2020, Common Impact and Verizon partnered with three nonprofits - the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Change is Simple, and Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement - to help them do just that, providing each with targeted marketing support via a virtual skills-based volunteering day of service.

FREE WEBINAR: Measuring the Social Impact of Volunteerism, How to Develop - and Measure - High Leverage Projects

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Common Impact and True Impact will hold a free webinar for CSR and nonprofit professionals on new ways to measure the impact of volunteerism - Thursday, November 12, 12 PM ET.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E24: Edgar Villanueva, Schott Foundation

Decolonizing Wealth: Equity in Philanthropy and Beyond
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Pro Bono Perspectives Host & Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly interviews Edgar Villanueva, a Senior Vice President at the Schott Foundation and the award-winning author of Decolonizing Wealth, a bestselling book offering hopeful and compelling alternatives to the dynamics of colonization in the philanthropic and social finance sectors. Edgar was named a 2020 Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equity and is a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E23: Chris Tyson, Build Baton Rouge

Building Equitable, Resilient, and Prosperous Cities
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Chris Tyson, President & CEO of Build Baton Rouge, joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to share about the redevelopment authority’s mission to bring together people and resources to promote equitable investment, innovative development, and thriving communities across Baton Rouge.

Voting in the Time of COVID-19

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The results of this year’s presidential election will affect human and civil rights, the racial justice movement, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector not just for the next four years, but potentially for decades to come. Voting is a vital way each of us can take a stand to create equitable and healthy communities, especially right now. At the same time, COVID-19 has disrupted typical pre-election activities, restricting “get out the vote” initiatives, impeding a key demographic of poll workers – seniors – from volunteering, and making voting in person risky.

Skills for Cities 2020 Day of Service Event to Focus on Racial Justice and BIPOC-Led Nonprofits

Uniting Corporate Talent and Nonprofit Professionals for a Cross-Sector Day of Learning and Skills-Based Volunteering
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BROOKLYN, NY, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – So many nonprofits that serve communities of color, focus on a racial justice mission, or have BIPOC leadership are facing an extraordinary confluence of need and opportunity: their stakeholders are disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and

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