Danielle Holly

Common Impact Celebrates Tenure of Danielle Holly As She Announces Plans to Step Down from CEO Role

Holly has led significant growth in Common Impact’s size and impact during her decade as CEO, nearly 15 total years with organization. Search for new CEO is underway.
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NEW YORK, January 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteerism, today announced that Danielle Holly will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 18.

Holly’s departure comes after a ten-year stint as CEO and nearly 15 years of cumulative service with Common Impact. During her tenure, Common Impact has grown into a nationally recognized leader in corporate skills-based volunteerism and employee engagement.

Pro Bono Perspectives Season 3 Finale: 3 Ways You Can Be a Force for Good in 2022

With Host Danielle Holly
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2021 was a year of transformation, defined by society’s continued reckoning with racism, the pandemic, climate change, and the Great Resignation. These issues underscored how pervasive inequity is and why centering the voices of those impacted by social challenges unlocks the most effective, sustainable solutions. In the Season 3 finale of Pro Bono Perspectives, host Danielle Holly highlights three ways you can be a force for good in the new year.

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Pro Bono Perspectives S3E24: Teresa Pelletier, Fidelity Investments & Wendy Matheny, Ichor Strategies

How to Build True, Transformative Corporate-Community Partnerships
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Get an inside look at the tactics top companies are using to build more inclusive, equitable culture and support the fight against racism in their communities. Find out how your organization can move from transactional to transformative change and strengthen employee and customer loyalty in the process. Plus, as we approach the end of year giving season, learn what equity-minded philanthropy and service look like and how they drive stronger results for nonprofits and their causes.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E23: Grace Bonney, Collective Wisdom & Design*Sponge

Slowing Down and Finding Fulfillment
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Learn how relationships with people from different cultures and ways of life can have a profound impact on your values, happiness, and success as bestselling author Grace Bonney takes you through her new book, Collective Wisdom: Lessons, Inspiration, and Advice from Women Over 50, where she interviewed over 100 trailblazing women on their purpose, careers, activism, and community work.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E22: Dan Noyes, Tech Goes Home

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Last week, Tech Goes Home Co-CEO Dan Noyes joined host Danielle Holly at Common Impact’s Skills for Cities for a Community Conversation on the role cross-sector partnerships can play in addressing the digital divide and advancing racial equity.

Cross-Sector Solutions for Digital Inclusion

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Happy International Internet Day! This week during Common Impact's Skills for Cities Fall 2021, CEO Danielle Holly moderated a Community Conversation exploring the role cross-sector partnerships can play in addressing the digital divide and advancing racial equity.

Skills for Cities: Common Impact to Connect Corporate and Nonprofit Worlds to Advance Efforts Around Racial and Digital Equity

One-day skills-based volunteer event will bring nonprofits together with their corporate peers to create actionable solutions for capacity-building challenges
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NEW YORK, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Among the many consequences of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the outsized negative impact it has had on communities of color and the organizations that serve them. Pre-existing challenges like the digital divide have been exacerbated, with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) facing less access to reliable internet service and the devices needed to access digital work opportunities, online education, and, increasingly, essential needs like healthcare.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E21: Melissa Madzel, Koya Partners

Examining the Great Resignation’s Impact on Nonprofits
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Nearly two-thirds of workers are considering leaving their jobs. As the Great Resignation continues with no signs of slowing down, we explore the challenges and opportunities it brings for the nonprofit sector, which was already under significant capacity constraints exacerbated by the pandemic, especially in HR and talent development.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E20: Steven Clarke, Ceres

Accelerating Corporate Action on the Climate Crisis
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Unless companies take immediate action on climate change, we will quickly surpass the 1.5 degree Celsius global temperature increase that will have catastrophic implementations not only on the environment and severity of natural disasters, but on human health, livelihoods, and security. But there is cause for optimism: more than ever, the private sector – which accounts for the vast majority of carbon emissions – is listening and stepping up sustainability commitments.

Driving Communities Forward: Insights from Cross-Sector Leaders Closing the Opportunity Gap

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The pandemic continues to widen the opportunity gap and adversely impact students and job-seekers, especially those who already faced systemic barriers to career success. We need innovative, collaborative, community-driven solutions to ensure that communities that have been disproportionately affected can have equal access to economic mobility.  Those solutions can often feel amorphous or unattainable, but – if you look closely at the work of local organizations – there are powerful collaborations that are meaningfully building equity every day.

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