In honor of International Youth Day on August 12th, Common Impact's Pro Bono Perspectives podcast is revisiting a past episode with Kathleen LaValle, President & CEO of Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). This nonprofit is dedicated to recruiting, training and supervising community volunteers who advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children and help ensure they have safe, permanent homes where they can thrive.
In this issue: The launch of Capacity Commons, social impact projects at work, new Board members and more!
Skills-based volunteerism has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years, but pro bono support can be harder to come by in certain regions of the U.S. Even where it is easily accessible, social impact organizations sometimes need help in creating and managing successful skilled volunteer projects.
Capacity Commons Enables Organizations to Define and Manage Pro Bono Projects and Measure their Financial Value and Social Impact
ST. PAUL, Minn, June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/–Common Impact, a national nonprofit that designs and implements skills-based volunteer programs, today launched Capacity Commons, a new online platform to accelerate the adoption of skilled volunteerism for social sector organizations.
Host Danielle Holly speaks with Susan Portugal, SVP and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Director at Bank of America, who reflects on the challenges and excitement of integrating social purpose into existing business structures. Susan reveals that when it comes to making ESG sustainable, one of the most effective tactics is showing employees what’s in it for them in terms of their own work and priorities.
The Global Pro Bono Network Summit for Latin America draws diverse participants to discuss social progress through cross-sector collaboration.
Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a common agenda for the public, private, and social sectors in Latin America, and while partnership is recognized as a critical component toward this end, there has been no obvious pathway for cross-sector engagement and collaboration.
Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Two Sigma Data Clinic Director Rachael Weiss Riley to discuss the role of data in skills-based corporate philanthropy and why communication, collaboration and mindfulness are essential for conducting insightful research and becoming an effective “data storyteller.” Conscious of the fact that collecting data can be daunting
Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Colleen Olphert, Director of Membership and Member Services at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC). Since 1985, BCCCC has been helping companies align corporate citizenship objectives and business goals to create a more sustainable and prosperous future for all.