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MilliporeSigma Partnership Spotlight: Girlstart

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Since 2015, we have partnered with Girlstart, the largest and longest-running community-based informal science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education nonprofit in the nation specifically dedicated to empowering and equipping girls in STEM through year-round educational programming. We have supported the organization’s national growth into Houston, Boston and St. Louis through funding the availability of summer camps and after-school programs.

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Caroline Kim Oh, CKO Coaching & Consulting

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In honor of Women's History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting prominent female leaders who are leaving their mark on their organizations and communities. Today we hear from Caroline Kim Oh, head of CKO Coaching & Consulting and former President & Executive Director of iMentor, an education technology and youth mentoring nonprofit.

Keep America Beautiful Launches Webinar Series on Zero-Waste Communities

New Webinar Series to Explore Journey, Definition of Zero Waste in Communities
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, announces a live webinar series that will lead exploratory conversations on adopting a zero-waste vision.

Keep America Beautiful Demonstrates Tri-Sector Partnership With Appointment of Seven New Members to National Board of Directors

Representatives from Corporations, Foundations, and Associated Nonprofits Join Nonprofit Board
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful® (KAB), the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, recently elected seven individuals, including affiliate representation, foundation leadership, and senior executives from partner companies, for a three-year term to its 31-member national board of directors.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E1: Vu Le, NonprofitAF

The Existential Crisis We Need
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Vu Le of the NonprofitAF blog and formerly Rainer Valley Corps joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for the Season 3 premiere of Pro Bono Perspectives. Recorded the day after the violent insurrection on the Capitol, Vu and Danielle discuss how the nonprofit sector can and must be bolder in responding to injustices like this. Philanthropy has become the white moderate Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gains in Social Responsibility from a Mid-Year Surge Have Been Erased Based on Eighth Annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index

Charitable donations hit rock bottom while being green makes a comeback. Outlook on the world, voting behavior are key indicators for conscious consumerism
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December 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The eighth annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex) suggests that converging crises and ongoing uncertainty are causing a decline in conscious consumerism and charitable giving.

Back in May, a special release of the #CCSIndex showed that COVID-19 was having a radically positive impact on social responsibility as consumers reversed a three-year slide for a range of “do good” behaviors. But during the regular annual poll, that surge has slowed and purpose-driven behaviors are slipping.

The Difference Great Pro Bono Can Make: How Per Scholas Uses Pro Bono to Do More

Damien Howard, Executive Vice President of Social Ventures at Per Scholas, shares how pro bono has been a key ingredient in their work.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.

7 Ways to Celebrate an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

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Americans produce about 25-percent more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day compared to the rest of the year, according to estimates. However, we can all make small changes to reduce, reuse, and recycle during the holiday season and throughout the year.

Here are seven eco-friendly tips to add sustainability to your Thanksgiving:

Building Resiliency through Pro Bono: A Taproot Foundation Pro Bono Project Guide

While Taproot will never be able to predict what challenge is coming next, we do know that pro bono can help your organization prepare to face it.
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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is highlighting our collective role in rebuilding our communities through the power of pro bono.

What Small Businesses Really Need to Make a Comeback

By Jenny Flores, Social Impact & Small Business Growth Executive, Wells Fargo
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There’s a myth in the small business world: if you give an entrepreneur enough access to capital, they will succeed. The truth is, access to technical expertise around areas like budgeting, marketing, customer development, and supply chain management can be just as important as financing. In fact, it may be key to the comeback for so many small businesses right now.

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