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Common Impact Connections: Supporting Our Communities During COVID-19

How to leverage virtual service and disaster resiliency to safely continue your skills-based volunteering
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Last month, Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly shared a clear call to action: “Now is the time to plan and adapt, not pull back." Since then, our team has been working with Danielle to accelerate and expand our virtual skills-based volunteer models for companies and design resiliency-focused needs assessment and project scoping tools for nonprofits. We've created some first-look resources your team can use to help navigate skills-based volunteerism during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E7: Cheryl Timoney, Salesforce.org

The “New Normal” - Impact, Innovation and Work-Life Balance During COVID-19
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Cheryl Timoney, Salesforce.org’s Senior Director of Tech for Social Impact, joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to discuss Salesforce.org’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, including ongoing pro bono support for nonprofit and education partners. Cheryl reflects on how this moment in time has made clear the power of virtual volunteering, both as a disaster response tool and a democratic way to engage employees for good.

Common Impact Announces Four New Board Members as Organization Expands Its National Presence and Models

Female executives from Blackbaud, Harvard Pilgrim, Fidelity and Creative Marketing Resources join Common Impact Board of Directors
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NEW YORK, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader for corporate skills-based volunteerism, has announced the appointment of four new executives to its Board of Directors. The selection of Janelle Woods-McNish, Anne Ames, Rachel Hutchisson and Lauren Banks represent an expansion of the organization’s leadership into new industries and geographies. 

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E6: Janelle Woods-McNish, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation

The Power of Saying "No"
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Janelle Woods-McNish, Director of Service and Giving at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and one of the newest members of Common Impact’s Board of Directors. Janelle leads Harvard Pilgrim’s employee giving and service initiatives across New England, the latter of which has an impressive volunteer participation rate of 96%.

Common Impact Connections: Skills-Based Volunteering in Times of Crisis

Preparing for a potential coronavirus outbreak in your area
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As news and anxieties surrounding COVID-19 spreads rapidly, Common Impact is working closely with our partners to ensure that their skilled volunteering efforts can continue while keeping volunteers safe.

Common Impact Expands Leadership Team: Tim Parsons Appointed Chief Brand Officer

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NEW YORK, March 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a nonprofit recognized as a national leader in skills-based volunteerism (SBV), has announced the appointment of Tim Parsons as Chief Brand Officer.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E5: Cecily Joseph, Net Impact

How to Embrace DEI in the Tech Sector and Beyond
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This week on Pro Bono Perspectives, host Danielle Holly welcomes to the show Cecily Joseph, a CSR powerhouse with a rich career across the private and social sectors. Cecily is Chair of the Board of Directors at Net Impact and was formerly Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Symantec and the head of its foundation. At Symantec, Cecily oversaw ESG program development and implemented initiatives focused on bringing underrepresented groups - including women and people of color - into the technology sector.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E4: Jeff Senne, PwC

Make Equity a Business Priority
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PwC has been recognized time and again for its responsible business practices and its organizational culture. In this week's episode of Pro Bono Perspectives, Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly interviews PwC Responsible Business Leader Jeff Senne, a key leader in PwC’s shift from corporate responsibility to responsible business leadership. Jeff speaks to PwC’s business imperative to create a more equitable society, which he pursues through the lens of digital inclusion.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E3: Rita Houston, WFUV

Strike a Chord
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly sits down with acclaimed radio personality and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Rita Houston in celebration of National Radio Day on February 13th.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E2: Bea Boccalandro, VeraWorks

What is Job Purposing?
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly interviews fellow social impact champion Bea Boccalandro, President & Founder of VeraWorks. Bea coined the term “job purposing,” the concept of unlocking opportunities for employees to do societal good through their everyday jobs. She shares powerful stories of individuals finding purpose in their careers and tips on how to bring greater meaning to your workplace.

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